Ireland is all set to host Pakistan cricket team for a one-off test match. This Test match will mark the test debut for the Irish Cricket Team, as they become the eleventh nation to play Test cricket. The historic Test match will be played at Malahide Stadium, The Village in the capital city of Ireland, Dublin.

The test match will start on May 11, 2018. The scheduled time of the start of play on each day is set at 10:00 GMT, i.e, 3:30 PM IST.

Pak vs Ire live updates:

Ireland wins the toss and will bowl first.

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The sun is shining today at Dublin.

The umpires announced that the first day's play is ruled out due to rain.

There will be an inspection at 11 AM.

Rain in Dublin as delayed the start of the match. The toss is pending.

Ireland and Pakistan have previously met in some One day or T20 games, but this will be their first meeting in the whites. In fact, Pakistan got knocked out of the World Cup back in 2007 after getting beaten by the Irishmen.

Team News

Ireland has some injury concerns, as Barry McCarthy and Nathan Smith seem uncertain for this historic test match.

Rest of the side has a good balance and is being led by William Porterfield.

The Pakistan side, on the other hand, led by Sarfaraz Ahmed has no such injury issues and have announced that they will be sticking to the same unit which they opted to play in the practice game against Northamptonshire.

Weather: There will be unclear skies with dark clouds pondering over Dublin throughout the day. There are high chances of rain during the afternoon, which might spoil the game on the day one. The temperatures will stay below 10°C.

Where to watch:

PTV Sports are the main broadcaster for this historic test match. PTV Sports will be televising the match as well as stream it live on their website.

The viewers of Pakistan can watch the game live on PTV Sports or Ten Sports. In India, the match can be watched on Sony Six and SonyLIV.

Sky Sports Cricket will be telecasting the game in the United Kingdom, while in South Africa one can watch the game on SuperSport.

The rights of broadcasting have been given to Sky Sports NZ in New Zealand, and to ATN Cricket Plus HD in Canada. For the viewers of United States, Willow TV will telecast the game live.

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