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Cricket Ireland and T20 World Cup

EDM (Early Day Motion) 497: tabled on 25 October 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 7 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House celebrates Cricket Ireland’s qualification for the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup; congratulates them on their victory which came after they eliminated two time champions West Indies following an astonishing nine-wicket victory in Hobart; further congratulates the instrumental efforts of Paul Stirling in adding 73 with Captain Andy Balbirnie for the first wicket and ending on 66 not out; commends this outstanding achievement for the whole Cricket Ireland team as the first time they have successfully made it through the first stage since 2009; recognises the newfound cricketing enthusiasm as a consequence of the Cricket Ireland’s victory; and welcomes the boost for Cricket Ireland’s cricketing reputation globally.