Ireland beat Afghanistan in final to retain ICC World T20 Qualifiers title
Associated Press

Ireland beat Afghanistan in final to retain ICC World T20 Qualifiers title

Paul Stirling and veteran Trent Johnston starred for Ireland as Afghanistan were bowled out for 157, chasing a mammoth 225 for a win in Abu Dhabi.

Ireland qualify for 2015 World Cup after thrilling tie with Netherlands
Agence France-Presse

Ireland qualify for 2015 World Cup after thrilling tie with Netherlands

Ireland made 268-5 in their innings, but Michael Rippon stole the show for the Dutch by smashing the last two balls of the match for four and six to bring the Netherlands level off their 50 overs.

Ireland defeat Afghanistan to win World T20 Qualifier
ESPNcricinfo staff

Ireland defeat Afghanistan to win World T20 Qualifier

Ireland and Afghanistan served up a blistering classic in the final of the World Twenty20 Qualifier in Dubai, putting to rest any fears that the game would be an anti-climax after both teams had already sealed their spot in the World Twenty20 to be held later this year.

Stirling
Agence France-Presse

Stirling's all-round show helps Ireland beat Kenya

Paul Stirling starred with both the bat and ball as Ireland beat Kenya by eight wickets in the second Twenty20 international match at the Mombasa Sports Club grounds on Thursday.

Tuffey replaces injured Bennett
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Tuffey replaces injured Bennett

Hamish Bennett, the New Zealand fast bowler, has been ruled out of the World Cup due to an injury to his ankle and Achilles tendon. Seamer Daryl Tuffey, who had been called up as a standby for an injured Kyle Mills, will take Bennett's place in the XV.

Bennett limps off against Sri Lanka
Associated Press

Bennett limps off against Sri Lanka

New Zealand's bad luck with injuries continued when Hamish Bennett limped off in Friday's Group A match against Sri Lanka.

Franklin called up to replace Bennett in NZ squad
Press Trust of India

Franklin called up to replace Bennett in NZ squad

James Franklin replaced injured Hamish Bennett in NZ squad for the remaining 2 Tests of the ongoing 3 match series against India.

Williamson, Bennett new faces in India-bound NZ Test squad
Press Trust of India

Williamson, Bennett new faces in India-bound NZ Test squad

Rookie batsman Kane Williamson and pacer Hamish Bennett were the new faces in New Zealand's 15-member Test squad announced on Sunday

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