Tomorrow’s The Cricket paper.
The comforting thwack of
sliothar leather upon ash willow.
It must be Summer.
Siobhán Meehan writes:
I’m getting in touch on behalf of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Cricket Ireland, who today launch the Royal London ODI [One Day International] Cricket Series between England and Ireland.
With the two teams playing at The Brightside Ground, Bristol, on May 5 and Lord’s Cricket Ground on the May 7, the series will mark a historical date in the cricket calendar as England and Ireland play their first ever ODI match on English soil.
To launch the series, Dara Ó Briain (above) provides a unique interpretation from the last meeting between England and Ireland back in 2013.
*gouges ball with thumbnail*
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Taoiseach Enda Kenny and a customised Irish cricket top in the taoiseach’s office at government buildings.
Pics: Deep Sojitra
From left: Minister for Health Leo Varadkar, Labour Party Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan, Enda Kenny, Narendra Modi and Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan at Government Buildings
This just gin.
Gilbey’s Bar tent (above) at the Ireland Vs England one day cricket international in Malahide Cricket Club.
England have yet to bat but Ireland were 56 for four in 18 overs (not very good) before
tay rain stopped play.
The game could resume at 5.37pm, said a man in a white coat.
Pics via Tim
Malahide Cricket Club this morning, top, and President Michael D Higgins greeting England’s cricket captain James Taylor
Ireland is playing England in a one-off One Day International (ODI) in Malahide today.
And it’s JUST started.
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Aren’t we all, buddy. Aren’t we all. pic.twitter.com/tylwKiPJ8N
— Malachy Clerkin (@MalachyClerkin) February 25, 2015
Ireland beat the UAE. Prince something, the staff of that Waterpark, that island shaped like a map, your boys took a hell of a beating
— Dara Ó Briain (@daraobriain) February 25, 2015
Ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup, hosted by Australia and New Zealand, starting in three days…
Mark Geary writes:
I saw these Cricket tops on sale, in the local Rebel Sport shop, here in Melbourne, today. Yes, we have joined the big boys of cricket!