News International – DUBLIN: Ireland will become just the 11th nation to play men’s Test cricket when they face Pakistan at Dublin’s Malahide in a match starting Friday.
- Time of first win: 7 years,12 TestsWest Indies: First Test: 1928, Lord’s.
- Time of first win: 2 years, 6 TestsNew Zealand: First Test: 1930, Christchurch.
- Time of first win: 26 years, 45 TestsIndia: First Test: 1932, Lord’s.
- Time of first win: 20 years, 25 TestsPakistan: First Test: 1952, Delhi.
- Result: Lost to England by 7 wktsTime of first win: 3 years, 14 TestsZimbabweFirst Test: 1992, Harare.