On the fifth and final day of Ireland’s historic first Test match, there was no fairy tale finish for Ireland, as Pakistan won by five wickets in this one off Test match. Some great cricket, some rock and roll and some interesting weather, all made up for an intriguing contest.
Ireland v Pakistan
Pakistan 310-9 dec (Faheem Ashraf 83, Asad Shafiq 62, Shadab Khan 55; Tim Murtagh 4-45) & 160-5 (Imam 74, Babar 59)
Ireland 130 (Mohammad Abbas 4-44) and 339 (Kevin O'Brien 118, Stuart Thompson 53, Ed Joyce 43; Mohammad Abbas 5-66)
Result Pakistan beat Ireland by five wickets