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Irish cricket in safe hands

Beating Pakistan means financial rewards for Irish cricket, writes Linda Maher.

24th March, 2007

Irish sport has had its unlikely heroes and surprise results over the years, but last Saturday’s win against Pakistan in the Cricket World Cup must be one of the most surprising of all.

It wasn’t just the fans who were shocked by the win. Even the Irish Cricket Union (ICU) was unprepared for the team to qualify for the Super Eights section of the competition.

The financial reward for the victory...

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