Sky Sports – Boyd Rankin had the honour of Ireland’s first Test wicket as he dismissed Azhar Ali

By Sam Drury
Last Updated: 12/05/18 2:26pm

Boyd Rankin took Ireland’s first wicket in Test cricket, having Azhar Ali caught at slip

Boyd Rankin took Ireland’s first wicket in Test cricket, having Azhar Ali caught at slip

Malahide witnessed a moment of history on Saturday as Boyd Rankin took Ireland’s first wicket in Test cricket, dismissing Azhar Ali.

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  • Boyd Rankin had the honour of Ireland’s first Test wicket as he dismissed Azhar Ali By Sam Drury Last Updated: 12/05/18 2:26pm Boyd Rankin took Ireland’s first wicket in Test cricket, having Azhar Ali caught at slip Boyd Rankin took Ireland’s first wicket in Test cricket, having Azhar Ali caught at slip Malahide witnessed a moment of history on Saturday as Boyd Rankin took Ireland’s first wicket in Test cricket, dismissing Azhar Ali.
  • However, while Rankin and Tim Murtagh had troubled the Pakistan openers and runs had been hard to come by, after half an hour Ireland were still waiting for the breakthrough.
  • Ireland vs Pakistan May 13, 2018, 10:55am Live on Ireland’s historic first Test wicket was actually Rankin’s second in Tests though, his first came in his solitary England Test appearance against Australia in Sydney, during the 2013/14 Ashes.
  • Having taken their first, Ireland added a second wicket moments later as Murtagh trapped Imam-ul-Haq lbw with the first ball of the next over to leave Pakistan 13-2.
  • Watch Ireland historic first Test against Pakistan on Sky Sports Cricket via the red button.


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