Match Centre
Ireland v Pakistan
Malahide, Dublin, 12 May 2018
Test Match
Toss: Ireland
Pakistan won by 5 wickets.
Pakistan 310-9 dec (96.0 overs)
Ireland 130 all out (47.2 overs)
Ireland 339 all out (129.3 overs)
Pakistan 160-5 (45.0 overs)
Shadab Kahn 4* (11 balls, 0x4, 0x6) Imam-ul-Haq 74* (121 balls, 8x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 8 in 3.3 overs.
Thompson 11-4-31-1 Kane 6-1-17-0
45
End of over 45 (5 runs) Pakistan 160-5
Imam-ul-Haq 74* (121 balls, 8x4, 0x6) Shadab Kahn 4* (11 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 8 in 3.3 overs
Kane 6-1-17-0 Thompson 11-4-31-1
Pakistan need 0 runs to win in 43.0 overs.
44.6 Kane to Imam-ul-Haq, 2 runs. Inside edge races away through square leg and PAKISTAN WIN BY 5 WICKETS!
44.5 Kane to Imam-ul-Haq, no run.
44.4 Kane to Shadab Kahn, 1 run. Pushed into the gap at cover.
44.3 Kane to Shadab Kahn, no run.
44.2 Kane to Shadab Kahn, 2 runs. Whipped off his pads to mid wicket.
44.1 Kane to Shadab Kahn, no run.
3:43 PM Another excellent over from Thompson who has really proved himself in every respect in this match.
44
End of over 44 (2 runs) Pakistan 155-5
Imam-ul-Haq 72* (119 balls, 8x4, 0x6) Shadab Kahn 1* (7 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
Partnership of 3 in 2.3 overs
Thompson 11-4-31-1 Kane 5-1-12-0
Pakistan need 5 runs to win in 44.0 overs.
43.6 Thompson to Imam-ul-Haq, no run.
43.5 Thompson to Shadab Kahn, 1 run. A quick single wide of mid on.
43.4 Thompson to Shadab Kahn, no run.
43.3 Thompson to Imam-ul-Haq, 1 run. Cut powerfully but straight to third man.
43.2 Thompson to Imam-ul-Haq, no run.
43.1 Thompson to Imam-ul-Haq, no run.
Photos: Ireland v Pakistan Day 5 (3)
No Miracle of Malahide
Irish Independent The Miracle of Malahide did not materialise on the final day of Ireland's first Test match but the new boys gave Pakistan a mighty scare and pushed the visitors all the way before succumbing to a respectable five-wicket defeat shortly before tea.
Scorecard: Test Match - Ireland v Pakistan
View Scorecard Ireland lost to Pakistan by 5 wickets MOM - Kevin O'Brien - century on test debut
Photos: Ireland v Pakistan Day 5 (2)
Photos: Ireland v Pakistan Day 5 (1)
William Porterfield post match press conference
Ireland captain William Porterfield speaks with the media at the conclusion of the Test Match.
Odran Flynn talks with Barry Chambers
Odran Flynn gives his thoughts after Ireland lost by five wickets to Pakistan. There were many positives to take from their battling display.
Ger Siggins talks to Barry Chambers
Ger Siggins gives his thoughts on the morning session as Pakistan reach 52-3 chasing 160 for victory.
Tim Murtagh congratulated (CricketEurope)
Asad Shafiq is bowled by Tim Murtagh (CricketEurope)