‘This is for every cricketer who’s ever played for Ireland’

Ireland skipper William Porterfield is mindful of all those who played cricket for Ireland who could never feature in a Test. The captain is preparing to lead his team out for their first ever Test match with Pakistan joining the celebrations, although they will aim to play party pooper. Pakistan are undoubtedly favourites but Porterfield…

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Ireland chase a dream while Pakistan need to wake from their slumber

In the lead up to a historic first Test for Ireland against Pakistan at Malahide the visitors have enjoyed a quiet build up by their standards. The eternal scrutiny that follows Pakistan’s cricketers was there for sure and naturally team selection has been questioned but most of the noise has been around welcoming Ireland to…

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