Pakistan vs Ireland 1st ODI Match Tied - Watch Video Highlights

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Pakistan tour of Scotland, Ireland and England 2013: Pakistan vs Ireland 1st ODI Cricket Match was tied (Scored Level) Played at Clontarf Cricket Club Ground, Dublin. KJ O'Brien was the man scored 84 runs in 47 balls with 11 fours and 2 sixes helps Ireland to level the score and tied the match against Pakistan. PR Stirling scored a century for Ireland to give a good platform to Ireland for chase 276 runs in 47 runs (by DL method due to rain) against Pakistan in 1st ODI.

What an amazing match this turned out to be in the end. There were lots of stoppages due to rain in the 1st innings and the match was reduced to 47 overs. Despite a tough D/L adjusted target, Ireland fought well, thanks to a superb century from Stirling and some amazing hitting by Kevin O'Brien helped them come closer to the Pakistan total and they just prevailed in the end by 1 run. Pakistani bowling was horrible and even their experienced spinner, Ajmal went for 71 runs in his 10 overs

Match Details:
Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat
Pakistan: 266/5 (47.0 Ovs)
Ireland: 275/5 (47.0 Ovs)
Match tied (D/L method)
Man of the Match: Kevin O'Brien

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Match notes

Pakistan innings

  • Nasir Jamshed retired hurt on 15* from 27/0 (9.4 ov) to 221/2 (42.3 ov)
  • Rain stopped play: 41/1 off 13.3 overs, no overs lost
  • Rain stopped play: 87/1 off 22.4 overs, no overs lost
  • Rain stopped play: 120/1 off 30.4 overs, 3 overs lost
  • Asad Shafiq 50 off 63 balls, 4x4
  • Mohammad Hafeez 100 off 102 balls, 10x4, 1x6

Ireland innings

  • Target 276 off 47 overs
  • PR Stirling 50 off 51 balls, 8x4
  • PR Stirling 100 off 102 balls, 12x4, 1x6


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