Irish cricket is a hit on world stage

Following ten years of solid work to meet the International Cricket Council’s exacting standards, Ireland is now a full member of the prestigious club

23rd July, 2017
Warren Deutrom, the Cricket Ireland chief executive since 2006.

When it came, the decision to allow Ireland to take its place at the top table of one of world sport’s most powerful organisations was prosaic. As an item on the agenda of a broad-ranging International Cricket Council gathering, the acceptance of Ireland and Afghanistan to full member status went through on the nod with no dissenting voices.

Both countries have led the way on and off the field among the more than...

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