Story on England cricketer's family tragedy ‘crossed the line’, teammate says

Story on England cricketer's family tragedy ‘crossed the line’, teammate says

Stokes criticised The Sun’s article about a family tragedy in a statement on Tuesday.

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Assault victim condemns ‘disgusting’ knighthood for Geoffrey Boycott

Assault victim condemns ‘disgusting’ knighthood for Geoffrey Boycott

The former cricketer opener, 78, was convicted in France in 1998.

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Howzat: 85-year-old cricketer retires after a lifetime playing the game

Howzat: 85-year-old cricketer retires after a lifetime playing the game

The octogenarian moved to England from the Caribbean in 1959.

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Brilliant Ben Stokes helps England complete incredible Ashes comeback

Brilliant Ben Stokes helps England complete incredible Ashes comeback

The series is level at 1-1 heading into the fourth Test at Old Trafford.

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Day two of the third Ashes Test: England’s Ashes hopes on the brink

Day two of the third Ashes Test: England’s Ashes hopes on the brink

Australia built a lead of 283 after dismissing the hosts for 67.

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Cricket: Archer rips through Aussies

Cricket: Archer rips through Aussies

Man of the moment Jofra Archer claimed a brilliant six-wicket haul at Headingley as England bundled Australia out for 179 on a rain-affected first day of the third Ashes Test.

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Cricket Ireland announce three-match series against England in 2020

Cricket Ireland announce three-match series against England in 2020

The matches, which will take place in Nottingham, Birmingham and at The Oval in London, will be part of the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League which acts as the first qualifier for the 2023 Cricket World Cup.

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Eoin Morgan to take time to decide whether to continue as England skipper

Eoin Morgan to take time to decide whether to continue as England skipper

The 32-year-old led England to World Cup glory this summer.

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European cricket tournament featuring Irish teams postponed just two weeks before scheduled start

European cricket tournament featuring Irish teams postponed just two weeks before scheduled start

England's World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan was among the players signed up for the competition.

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Australia will pick bowling attack depending on Test, says captain Paine

Australia will pick bowling attack depending on Test, says captain Paine

The first Ashes Test gets under way at Edgbaston on Thursday.

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Porterfield attempts to lift spirits of ‘gutted’ Ireland team at Lord’s

Porterfield attempts to lift spirits of ‘gutted’ Ireland team at Lord’s

The captain insists his men had every reason to be proud of themselves, especially following a fine first day.

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Ireland collapse to 38 all out as England win Test match at Lord's by 143 runs

Ireland collapse to 38 all out as England win Test match at Lord's by 143 runs

The superb bowling of Chris Woakes and Stuart Broad was too much for the Ireland batting line-up to handle.

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Disaster for Ireland as they lose six early wickets in run chase

Disaster for Ireland as they lose six early wickets in run chase

Mark Adair was the pick of the bowlers taking three wickets - but now it is up to the batsmen.

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Pakistan bowler Amir retires from Test cricket

Pakistan bowler Amir retires from Test cricket

Irish fans will be able to see Amir in September as he will be part of the Dublin Chiefs side that plays in the upcoming Euro T20 Slam.

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Cricket: Ireland still in the hunt to pull off one of cricket’s biggest upsets

Cricket: Ireland still in the hunt to pull off one of cricket’s biggest upsets

An improbable career-best knock of 92 from nightwatchman Jack Leach underpinned England’s fightback against Ireland at Lord’s but the visitors remained in the hunt for one of Test cricket’s biggest upsets.

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Ireland trail by 181 but result remains in balance

Ireland trail by 181 but result remains in balance

A career-best knock of 92 helped England establish a 181-run lead over Ireland at Lord’s.

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England's Jack Leach frustrates Ireland on second morning of Lord's Test

England's Jack Leach frustrates Ireland on second morning of Lord's Test

Losing just the wicket of Rory Burns, who scored just six runs, England got back into the game.

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Ireland lead England by 122 runs after incredible day one of Lord’s Test

Ireland lead England by 122 runs after incredible day one of Lord’s Test

England’s World Cup honeymoon turned into a hangover at Lord’s as an inspired Ireland skittled their neighbours for just 85 in the first session of Test cricket between the sides to forge a 122-run lead on day one.

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'It brought a bit of a tear to my eye', says father of Ireland's debut star Adair

'It brought a bit of a tear to my eye', says father of Ireland's debut star Adair

The father of Ireland debutant Mark Adair has revealed how watching his son help bowl out England for 85 brought a tear to his eye.

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Ireland extend lead after stunning start to historic England Test

Ireland extend lead after stunning start to historic England Test

The white-ball champions were dismissed for 85 at Lord’s before the visitors built a lead of 42 by tea on the opening day.

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Where England’s collapse against Ireland ranks in their shortest innings

Where England’s collapse against Ireland ranks in their shortest innings

England’s shortest innings lasted just 94 balls against Australia in 1902.

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Murtagh revels in ‘dream’ performance as Ireland humiliate England

Murtagh revels in ‘dream’ performance as Ireland humiliate England

The Middlesex man ripped through England’s top order on Ireland duty at Lord’s.

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'Midsummer Murtagh': Cricket fans overjoyed as Ireland demolish England's world champions in first innings

'Midsummer Murtagh': Cricket fans overjoyed as Ireland demolish England's world champions in first innings

On the first morning of their four-day clash against the recently crowned World Cup champions, Ireland tore through the entire England batting order in just over two hours.

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Incredible Ireland bowl England out for 85 runs in dream start to historic Test

Incredible Ireland bowl England out for 85 runs in dream start to historic Test

Murtagh was the star of the morning’s show with five wickets for just 13 runs from nine overs.

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Eoin Morgan earns plaudits after joining family for game in the park

Eoin Morgan earns plaudits after joining family for game in the park

World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan has been praised after taking time to play a game in a north London park with a “lovely Afghan family”.

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England name two debutantes for Test against Ireland

England name two debutantes for Test against Ireland

Roy will open with Surrey team-mate Rory Burns while Stone deputises for the injured James Anderson.

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Eoin Morgan set to lead Dublin Chiefs in new Euro T20 Slam competition

Eoin Morgan set to lead Dublin Chiefs in new Euro T20 Slam competition

Irish team’s bid gets home help from England’s World Cup-winning captain.

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Jason Roy set to make England Test debut against Ireland

Jason Roy set to make England Test debut against Ireland

Roy starred with the bat during England’s World Cup triumph.

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Give Eoin Morgan time to decide his future – Andrew Strauss

Give Eoin Morgan time to decide his future – Andrew Strauss

Strauss has hailed Morgan for transforming England’s one-day style of play.

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The best of Irish Twitter's reaction to Eoin Morgan captaining England to the World Cup

The best of Irish Twitter's reaction to Eoin Morgan captaining England to the World Cup

There has been an outburst of pride from all those in Ireland who helped Eoin Morgan on his path to becoming a World Cup-winning captain.

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Theresa May hails Cricket World Cup heroes ‘representing modern Britain’

Theresa May hails Cricket World Cup heroes ‘representing modern Britain’

The British Prime Minister welcomed the players to Downing Street the day after their stunning win over New Zealand.

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Eoin Morgan says ‘We had Allah with us’ as captain praises England’s diversity

Eoin Morgan says ‘We had Allah with us’ as captain praises England’s diversity

The Dublin-born batsman was speaking after England won their first Cricket World Cup.

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Rush Cricket Club toasts World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan

Rush Cricket Club toasts World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan

Morgan was always destined to make it to the top in cricket, according to his first coach at Rush Cricket Club in Dublin.

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Eoin Morgan on World Cup win: 'This means absolutely everything. It’s been an incredible journey'

Eoin Morgan on World Cup win: 'This means absolutely everything. It’s been an incredible journey'

Eoin Morgan labelled Ben Stokes as “almost superhuman” after the all-rounder inspired England to World Cup glory in one of the most dramatic denouements to a final in the history of any sport.

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Awesome England crush Australia to book spot in World Cup final

Awesome England crush Australia to book spot in World Cup final

Jason Roy’s brilliant 85 helped set up a meeting with New Zealand on Sunday.

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England must embrace fact they are ‘living the dream’ – Eoin Morgan

England must embrace fact they are ‘living the dream’ – Eoin Morgan

The England captain wants his side to play with a smile in the World Cup semi-final.

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New Zealand stun India to reach second successive World Cup final

New Zealand stun India to reach second successive World Cup final

The Kiwis claimed early wickets to take control and India fell 18 runs short despite Ravindra Jadeja’s 77.

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Ireland name squad for historic Test cricket match at Lord's

Ireland name squad for historic Test cricket match at Lord's

“The historic nature of this Test match will not be lost on anyone, however, the players will not be overawed by the occasion," said Andrew White, Chair of National Selectors

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Update: Brian Lara says he’s fine after health scare in Mumbai

Update: Brian Lara says he’s fine after health scare in Mumbai

The former West Indies batsman was hospitalised with chest pains.

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Very worrying – Charity condemns decision to allow Hashmatullah to bat on

Very worrying – Charity condemns decision to allow Hashmatullah to bat on

Headway said the incident involving the Afghanistan batsman showed a ‘troubling insight into the lack of authority some team doctors seem to have’.

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Eoin Morgan never imagined history-making innings

Eoin Morgan never imagined history-making innings

The England captain’s 17 maximums overhauled the previous benchmark of 16 in his knock against Afghanistan.

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Eoin Morgan rewrites record books as England smash 397 against Afghanistan

Eoin Morgan rewrites record books as England smash 397 against Afghanistan

The England captain and his team set records for the most sixes in a one-day international.

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Eoin Morgan fit to lead England against Afghanistan

Eoin Morgan fit to lead England against Afghanistan

The Dublin-native has recovered sufficiently from a painful back spasm.

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India too good for Pakistan in game watched by 1 billion people

India too good for Pakistan in game watched by 1 billion people

Rohit rises to the occasion with 140 in rain-affected 89-run success at Old Trafford.

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Superb Aaron Finch fires Australia top of Cricket World Cup standings

Superb Aaron Finch fires Australia top of Cricket World Cup standings

Australia’s big hitting sealed a fourth win in five matches.

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Former England cricket captain: Telling sons their mum was about to die was hardest conversation

Former England cricket captain: Telling sons their mum was about to die was hardest conversation

Ruth Strauss died last December after suffering from a rare form of lung cancer.

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Organisers criticised for lack of reserve days after three Cricket World Cup matches abandoned in five days

Organisers criticised for lack of reserve days after three Cricket World Cup matches abandoned in five days

Bangladesh's match with Sri Lanka in Bristol, due to be played yesterday was the third to be abandoned due to rain at this tournament - setting an unwanted record for the most ever.

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Dubliner Eoin Morgan looking to lead England to World Cup glory

Dubliner Eoin Morgan looking to lead England to World Cup glory

England go into the tournament as favourites on home soil.

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A closer look at the Cricket World Cup

A closer look at the Cricket World Cup

England and Wales hosts the tournament for the first time in 20 years.

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Eoin Morgan suspended for fourth ODI against Pakistan

Eoin Morgan suspended for fourth ODI against Pakistan

England took nearly four hours to bowl 50 overs against Pakistan at Bristol.

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Ireland fall short as England chase modest target for ODI win

Ireland fall short as England chase modest target for ODI win

Batting first in the game which was reduced to 45 overs-a-side Ireland were bowled out for 198.

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5 talking points ahead of England’s ODI in Ireland

5 talking points ahead of England’s ODI in Ireland

We look at some of the key issues ahead of the contest.

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Archer to make England debut against Ireland

Archer to make England debut against Ireland

The 24-year-old paceman was left out of England’s preliminary 15-man World Cup squad.

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Furious Eoin Morgan says Alex Hales has disregarded England’s team values

Furious Eoin Morgan says Alex Hales has disregarded England’s team values

The batsman has been omitted from the World Cup squad.

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Historic Ireland Test to be 2019 highlight for new Lord’s groundsman Karl McDermott

Historic Ireland Test to be 2019 highlight for new Lord’s groundsman Karl McDermott

Karl McDermott, from Dublin, has replaced Mick Hunt who held the role for 49 years.

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Two Irish franchises to feature in new European Twenty20 cricket league

Two Irish franchises to feature in new European Twenty20 cricket league

A 10-year deal has been made for the new competition.

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