RTHK.hk (Honk Kong) – Ireland celebrate taking the wicket of Pakistan’s Haris Sohail on day two of the International Test Match at The Village in Dublin on Saturday.

Summary

  • Ireland celebrate taking the wicket of Pakistan’s Haris Sohail on day two of the International Test Match at The Village in Dublin on Saturday.
  • Photo: even a spirited late-order recovery by Pakistan could dent Ireland’s pride as their men’s side finally made a long-awaited Test debut on Saturday.
  • But when Ireland captain William Porterfield won the toss, on a sunny Saturday morning beneath blue skies, his side officially became only the 11th nation in the 141-year history of men’s Test cricket.
  • And having waited more than a century for Ireland’s first Test wicket, two then came along at once as new-ball duo Boyd Rankin and Tim Murtagh struck with successive deliveries to leave Pakistan 13 for two.
  • Nevertheless, Wilson added: “It’s a very proud moment for everyone but for everyone involved in Irish cricket and to be presented with a (Test) cap this morning was brilliant.


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