Ireland granted "Test" status in cricket
Afghanistan have also been promoted17:17 Thursday 22 June 2017, 17:17 22 Jun 2017
Ireland have finally become a Test cricket nation after years of campaigning.
They've been awarded full-member status by the International Cricket Council - as have Afghanistan.
The decision's been expected for some time - after the ICC set out an application process for second-tier countries earlier this year.
Had to pull the car over. Can't see through the tears. Today the dream has come true. Congrats to everyone involved with @Irelandcricket.— Kyle McCallan (@KMcOffie) June 22, 2017
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