Ireland v Pakistan



Match Report

Brave Ireland fall short in debut Test

Newcomers give Pakistan almighty scare but ul-Haq's composed knock sees hosts defeated

Match Report

O'Brien century gives Ireland hope

Middle-order veteran makes historic hundred to keep his country's inaugural Test alive

Match Report

Ireland fight hard after following on

Test newcomers bowled out for just 130 after Pakistan posted 9-310 in Malahide


Pakistan survive scare to down Test debutants

Ireland, in their maiden Test, give Pakistan an almighty fright after brave fightback but Imam-ul-Haq's composed knock sees plucky hosts defeated

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O'Brien makes history to give Ireland a chance

Kevin O'Brien became the first Ireland batsman to score a Test century as the debutants gave themselves a sniff at an unlikely win over Pakistan

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Ireland fight after being forced to follow on

Ireland have been given a reality check on day three of their first ever Test match, forced to follow on after being bowled out for just 130 against Pakistan


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