What it means to me to finally become a Test cricketer with Ireland

Growing up in Sandymount in Dublin, I always held a dream of becoming a Test cricketer. Surprisingly enough, playing cricket in my village was actually the norm as there are four clubs within very close proximity of each other. For most boys my age cricket was...

Big Bash Semi-Finals Preview: Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars, Brisbane Heat v Sydney Sixers

Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars | Tuesday, January 24, 7.40pm (AEDT), WACA, Perth These sides meet at the semi-final stage for the second consecutive year with Perth looking to make home advantage count after they were comprehensively outplayed at the MCG 12 months ago. As in...

Big Bash Preview January 20-21: Heat v Renegades, Hurricanes v Scorchers, Stars v Sixers

Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Renegades | Friday, January 20-21, 9.40pm (AEDT), Gabba Brisbane can lock in top spot and an all-important home final with a victory. The Heat welcome back Brendon McCullum after a much-publicised one-match ban for slow over rates that was widely condemned by...

Big Bash January 12-14 Preview: Renegades v Hurricanes, Thunder v Sixers, Scorchers v Stars

Melbourne Renegades v Hobart Hurricanes | Thursday January 23, 7.40pm (AEDT), Etihad Stadium, Melbourne With the Big Bash League ladder looking decidedly congested, there’s plenty for both teams to play for, with the loser likely to drop out of finals contention. The Renegades would be disappointed...

Big Bash League December 29-31 Preview: Renegades v Scorchers, Heat v Hurricanes, Strikers v Sixers

Melbourne Renegades v Perth Scorchers | Thursday, December 29, 7.10pm (AEDT), Docklands, Melbourne The red half of Melbourne will be looking to build on their first-up win over the defending champions with Aaron Finch enjoying the return to Twenty20 action and jumped all over the Thunder...