Ireland Cricket Team
The Ireland cricket team represents all of Ireland. They participate in Test, One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) matches. They are the 11th Full Member of the International Cricket Council (ICC), having been awarded Test status, along with Afghanistan, on 22 June 2017. Ireland are ranked 12th in ODI cricket, having played their first ODI in 2006 against England. Since then, they have gone on to play 137 ODIs, resulting in 60 victories, 67 defeats, 7 no results, and 3 ties. Contracts for players were introduced in 2009, marking the transition to becoming a professional team. Cricket Ireland is the sport's governing body in Ireland.