Skipper Tom Latham plundered a century as New Zealand crushed Ireland by 190 runs to secure Tri-Nations Series victory.
Ireland suffered an eight-wicket trouncing at the hands of Bangladesh in the Tri-Series one-day international in Dublin.
Niall O'Brien scored a maiden ODI ton but Mitchell Santner's five-wicket haul helped New Zealand avoid a shock defeat to Ireland.
Rain wiped out any chance of a result in Ireland's first tri-series one-day international against Bangladesh, in Dublin.
With Ireland hoping to be granted Test status, we look at just how things are improving on and off the field in the country.
Joe Root took 3-52 after scoring a well-crafted 73 as England condemned Ireland to an 85-run defeat in the second ODI, at Lord's.
William Porterfield and Paul Stirling battled in vain as Ireland lost their maiden ODI at Lord's to England by 85 runs.
Adil Rashid claimed career-best figures of 5-27 as England romped to a seven-wicket win over Ireland in the first ODI.
England coach Trevor Bayliss was ready for the tougher tests to come after his side completed a 2-0 one-day series win over Ireland.
Ex-Ireland offspinner Kyle McCallan says there is no excuse for Ireland's "dismal" batting in the first ODI defeat to England.
England captain Eoin Morgan says Mark Wood can lay down a marker for the summer in the first ODI against Ireland, on Friday.
Eoin Morgan congratulated Adil Rashid on bouncing back from a "tough winter" to take 5-27 in the first ODI against Ireland.
Ireland fluffed their lines and were bowled out for just 126 to lose the first ODI against England by seven wickets.
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Ireland head coach John Bracewell is confident they can cause an upset when they face England in their upcoming two-match ODI series.
England remain fifth behind leaders South Africa in the International Cricket Council's one-day rankings after the yearly update.
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Our pundits discuss the start of the Joe Root era, their potential highlights of the summer and the ECB's T20 proposals.
Ireland's Boyd Rankin will miss next month's two-match one-day international series against England through injury.
Comedian Dara Ó Briain tries his hand at cricket commentary to launch May's Royal London ODI Series between England and Ireland.