Karachi airport this week.

Ireland tour to Pakistan put on hold

Pakistan will have to wait a while longer for international cricket's return to their grounds, after Cricket Ireland confirmed that their proposed limited-overs tour to the country in September has been put on hold.

Rankin - snubbed Ireland, adapted England.

Ireland ponder Rankin return

Chief executive Warren Deutrom has suggested fast bowler Boyd Rankin return to Cricket Ireland ahead of next year's World Cup in Australasia.

Ireland fans - fresh fixtures to get to.

Ireland to play ODIs against Australia, England

Chief executive Warren Deutrom has cherished Monday's confirmation of Ireland's one-off ODIs against Australia and England next year.

Richardson (left) - promising plans.

ICC to review anti-corruption safeguards

Chief executive David Richardson has countered suggestion that the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption and security unit is proving ineffective.

Simmons - disappointed.

Dublin washout upsets Simmons

Coach Phil Simmons emerged frustrated and outspoken, after Ireland's second ODI against Sri Lanka was washed out without a delivery bowled at Clontarf Cricket Club Ground in Dublin earlier this week.