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    Ireland vs Pakistan | Only Test | Dublin | May 11-15, 2018 | Day 4 | Match Thread

    Match situation as follows:

    Pakistan 310/9d

    Ireland 130 & 64/0 (26 ov, f/o)

    Stumps - Ireland trail by 116 runs with 10 wickets remaining

    Can Pakistan finish this off?


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    Match might finish today.Hope Amir is fit.

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    ‘Probably the most pain I’ve been in’ – Gary Wilson

    There is a reason why Test cricket is named as such. In the most literal sense, it is a 'test' – of mind, of character, and patience. On Sunday 13 May, Gary Wilson embodied all these qualities, playing through injury and scoring a 74-ball 33* to help Ireland fight back after Pakistan had reduced them to 7/4 in their maiden Test.

    Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Abbas had wreaked havoc on the Ireland batting line-up, significantly moving the ball under extremely favourable conditions. Kevin O'Brien fought valiantly with a 68-ball 40, but his dismissal meant Ireland were reduced to 73/8. It was then that Wilson, who had spent most of that morning in hospital, padded up and walked in.

    In normal circumstances, Wilson would have been in a lot earlier. However, a knock on the elbow sustained during the morning warm-up session meant he had to spend most of the first session in the hospital undergoing scans.

    If he had hopes of getting some rest on his return to Malahide, they were quashed early on. He found himself walking in at No.9 in just the 23rd over, propped up by painkillers, wearing an arm guard inside-out to protect the elbow.

    Wilson grimaced on several occasions when the ball hit his bat. The pain was almost unbearable, but he pushed through the barrier. There was an instance when he had to dive in to make the crease after setting off for a single. He did that too, perhaps further hurting his elbow further.

    There was another instance when he reverse-swept Shadab Khan for four, but instead of savouring the shot, Wilson writhed in pain.

    He just wouldn’t give up, though. “It’s probably the most pain I’ve been in when batting," he later revealed. "It was pretty sore. I went for an X-ray and there might be a little crack there. It’s unconfirmed.

    “The adrenaline sort of kicked in and I didn’t want to miss a chance to bat in the Test match. They just drugged me up and I got out there and got on with it. You’ve got a bit of a responsibility to get out there. At one point, whenever I got back (from hospital), I thought I was literally only going to try and hold an end up.”

    Wilson's heroics helped Ireland reach three figures. He forged a crucial 34-run stand for the ninth wicket with Boyd Rankin (17) and then a 23-run partnership for the last wicket with Tim Murtagh.

    Ireland were bowled out for 130, with Wilson finishing unbeaten on 33 off 74 deliveries. They did concede a lead of 180 runs, but it could have been much worse.

    “It was pretty pleasing to get out there and play some sort of an innings,” said Wilson. "I was able to get through it, got us up to 130 which (was) probably not ideal (for) where we want to be, but I thought the two boys at the end there were unbelievable – to go back out, that showed proper guts.”

    Wilson's resolve had a positive effect on his teammates. Pakistan enforced the follow-on, but this time, there was no collapse from the home side. Instead, William Porterfield and Ed Joyce, the Ireland openers, ensured the final session belonged to Ireland, ending the day at 64/0.

    “Such a brave effort," said Joyce on Wilson. "I was actually behind the net when he got hit in the back arm this morning and for him to come through and get us up to 130 was a serious effort. He is that kind of a guy you always want in the change room with you.”

    Despite all the pain, Wilson is likely to look back on this day fondly.

    https://www.icc-cricket.com/news/690551

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    Cloudy weather!!! Good for our fast bowlers

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    This, about how successful Abbas has been for Pakistan:

    "The new kid in town, Abbas hasn't gone wicketless in the 11 innings he's played in six Tests. Only five Test bowlers - including the likes of James Anderson and Vernon Philander - have a better economy rate in the period since his debut."

    That is really impressive...
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    Amir should ball now because its cloudy so later he does not need to ball to much.

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    We desperately needs wickets now!!!! Remove useless Azhar from slip.

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    Farewell Joyce.

    What a tremendous shame to go out like that


    See You Space Cowboy....

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    Why so rush????

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    and another one bites the dust...Balbirnie picks up a pair...

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    Hopefully it will be Rahat's last match!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shafi View Post
    Hopefully it will be Rahat's last match!!!!
    indeed....


    When in Doubt- Act Stupid....... That's Pakistan Cricket for you.

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    Rahat Ali bowling ave. = Abbass bowling ave. X 2.


    Pakistani batsmen - An endangered species?

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    Nearly another run out...batsmen so afraid to face Rahat that they will risk suicidal run to get to the other side!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NeVerMind View Post
    Nearly another run out...batsmen so afraid to face Rahat that they will risk suicidal run to get to the other side!
    Every over he has to get hit for a


    Pakistani batsmen - An endangered species?

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    Sarfraz going off at Hasan yet again (not necessarily Hasan's fault) despite dropping two catches on his own.


    I've never lost a game I just ran out of time. Micheal Jordan

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    Why was Sarfraz screaming at Hasan when Faheem was the one at fault?

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    Small price to pay for the terror he strikes at the heart of the opposition batsmen!

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    Amir comes on to bowl...hope it's not mistake as might have had another run out in when Rahat was bowling...

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    To much pressure on Abbas since Rahat is useless, Faheem is okish and Amir's catches are dropping by Mr. Moral 2 .

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    If Micky is serious about England test he should send back Amir and Rahat and bring Sadaf and Hamza/Shaheen

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    Has Sarfraz gone mad? Why does he have only two slips when Pakistan is leading by 91 runs?


    I've never lost a game I just ran out of time. Micheal Jordan

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    Awesome over from Amir...all but a wicket or two missing from that...

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    I wish Amir was 100%. Even an injured Amir is making a set batsman dance

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    Our bowling looks serious weak. We really need to get 2 proper bowlers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by world cup captain View Post
    Has Sarfraz gone mad? Why does he have only two slips when Pakistan is leading by 91 runs?
    He has one slip now.


    And I get so high.. And I just can't feel it....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dagestani_Eagle View Post
    I wish Amir was 100%. Even an injured Amir is making a set batsman dance
    Unfortunately dancing batsmen does not lead to wickets.


    And I get so high.. And I just can't feel it....

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    Rahat Ali needs to be dropped for good. Hassan Ali is a must.
    Faheem Ashraf can be persisted with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr_Bassim View Post
    Unfortunately dancing batsmen does not lead to wickets.
    Should have taken catches. He created two chances in 3 overs.

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    Shadab should come over the wicket. Brings lbw into play as well as that slip for the wrong un.

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    Some of the Irish batsmen are better than couple of our batsmen.

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    Stirling wont hang around long I'll say that much


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr_Bassim View Post
    He has one slip now.
    He is in the side only due to his captaincy. If he can’t do that then a boot is coming.


    I've never lost a game I just ran out of time. Micheal Jordan

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    Excellent bowling from M Amir

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    Amazing Bowling. Use of crease has been brilliant. Closer to stumps. Away from stump. Swing.

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    Told you's Pakistan wouldnt bat again


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    Amir in the zone is light years above anyone Pakistan has to offer at the moment.

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    Good spell from Amir

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    Sarfraz should take 5 slips and Amir should take wicket every over How can the not 'attack' :o


    Sarfi as captain'll lead us to glory.Babar'll be our best odi bat & Haris'll be world class in tests

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    Amir Yameen better choice than Faheem in tests if looking from bowling point of view

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dagestani_Eagle View Post
    Amir Yameen better choice than Faheem in tests if looking from bowling point of view
    No.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babajee View Post
    No.
    He can't pitch the ball on same spot consistently

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dagestani_Eagle View Post
    He can't pitch the ball on same spot consistently
    He will.

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    A lead of 100 would be intresting here as pakistans batting is poor under pressure, whether ireland can make pakistan bat again is another matter.

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    nice going Ireland. It will be a big achievement if Ireland force Pakistan to bat in 2nd inning.

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    A second bat for Azhar Ali? What will he be thinking?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Corridor of Uncertainty View Post
    A second bat for Azhar Ali? What will he be thinking?
    Needs to put his fishing rod away and start playing straight and stop being ultra defensive with the bat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amjid Javed View Post
    Needs to put his fishing rod away and start playing straight and stop being ultra defensive with the bat.
    He has gone backwards with more responsibility. A lot of it is mental I fear. Shame.

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    Anything over 150 we will loose this match considering most of our batsmen are vulnerable in chasing.

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    Incoming Five-For for The Destroyer

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    Wrong move!!!! Save Amir and Abbas for new ball and burn out useless Rahat, give balls to Haris, Babar 3-4 overs each

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahmedwaqas92 View Post
    Incoming Five-For for The Destroyer
    He is taking easy on the newest test playing nation..... otherwise they would give up the sport and pick up Curling


    #Hum apko container deingaye dharnay ke liyay

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    Amir looking in good rythm today, hopefully he can continue like this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Syed1 View Post
    He is taking easy on the newest test playing nation..... otherwise they would give up the sport and pick up Curling
    Helping the game grow. They should have a statue put up outside the ICC headquarters

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    Quote Originally Posted by AFM View Post
    Helping the game grow. They should have a statue put up outside the ICC headquarters
    There is no concrete in the world that can take the shape and form of The Destroyer


    #Hum apko container deingaye dharnay ke liyay

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Congratulations to <a href="https://twitter.com/iamamirofficial?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@iamamiroffic ial</a> on his 100th Test wicket! 👏<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IREvPAK?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#IREvPAK </a> LIVE ➡️ <a href="https://t.co/DtyJMHlrpi">https://t.co/DtyJMHlrpi</a> <a href="https://t.co/H5XiCmQces">pic.twitter.com/H5XiCmQces</a></p>&mdash; ICC (@ICC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ICC/status/996021903142871041?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 14, 2018</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

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    20 to win guys


    See You Space Cowboy....

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    Pakistan should be a tad worried I think with England coming up.

    Amir has been sensational, Rahat and Faheem fairly average, Abbas disciplined.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Shafi View Post
    Wrong move!!!! Save Amir and Abbas for new ball and burn out useless Rahat, give balls to Haris, Babar 3-4 overs each
    Why not Shadab ?


    A boat is safe in the harbor. But this is not the purpose of a boat." ~ Paulo Coelho

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    Quote Originally Posted by Donal Cozzie View Post
    Pakistan should be a tad worried I think with England coming up.

    Amir has been sensational, Rahat and Faheem fairly average, Abbas disciplined.
    I think our bowling unit will be fine. It is batting I am worried about.


    A boat is safe in the harbor. But this is not the purpose of a boat." ~ Paulo Coelho

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    What is the purpose of Rahat Ali?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flat_Track_Bully View Post
    What is the purpose of Rahat Ali?
    To maintain balance between Pak and newcomers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flat_Track_Bully View Post
    What is the purpose of Rahat Ali?
    Apparently, bamboozle Ireland with express pace.


    A boat is safe in the harbor. But this is not the purpose of a boat." ~ Paulo Coelho

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    Bowling attack looks blunt in my view. Abbas is good but he is not going to run through teams, Amir takes wickets once in a blue moon, Rahat is rubbish, Fahim is not a threat by any means, and Hasan has yet to make his mark in Test cricket.

    In addition, these conditions are not conductive for Shadab and neither does he have the experience and discipline for Test cricket yet.

    The England series is shaping up to be a nightmare for us.

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    Rahat is the probably the only bowler who swings it more with the Kookabarru in the UAE then with the Dukes in England.

    The phenomenon

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    Quote Originally Posted by another drop catch View Post
    To maintain balance between Pak and newcomers
    He's Thanos. Universe needs balance

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamoon View Post
    Bowling attack looks blunt in my view. Abbas is good but he is not going to run through teams, Amir takes wickets once in a blue moon, Rahat is rubbish, Fahim is not a threat by any means, and Hasan has yet to make his mark in Test cricket.

    In addition, these conditions are not conductive for Shadab and neither does he have the experience and discipline for Test cricket yet.

    The England series is shaping up to be a nightmare for us.
    I dont like nightmares, stop it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamoon View Post
    Bowling attack looks blunt in my view. Abbas is good but he is not going to run through teams, Amir takes wickets once in a blue moon, Rahat is rubbish, Fahim is not a threat by any means, and Hasan has yet to make his mark in Test cricket.

    In addition, these conditions are not conductive for Shadab and neither does he have the experience and discipline for Test cricket yet.

    The England series is shaping up to be a nightmare for us.
    tbf Amir has been outstanding, even when not taking wickets he creates such pressure


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    Thompson wont survive 6 balls of Khan


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    Quote Originally Posted by Donal Cozzie View Post
    tbf Amir has been outstanding, even when not taking wickets he creates such pressure
    That pressure will be canceled out by the other bowlers who will release the pressure. It is a mediocre attack but you have not batted to your full potential, and you also got unlucky with Joyce's run out, who was looking good and could have dug his heels for a 70+ score.

    England should be scoring at least 350 against this lot, and that is well beyond the capabilities of our rubbish batsmen.

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    Looks like the Irish public will get a chance to watch Azhar Ali bat again. Going to get their full money's worth

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    Should have introduced Harris instead of Faheem

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamoon View Post
    That pressure will be canceled out by the other bowlers who will release the pressure. It is a mediocre attack but you have not batted to your full potential, and you also got unlucky with Joyce's run out, who was looking good and could have dug his heels for a 70+ score.

    England should be scoring at least 350 against this lot, and that is well beyond the capabilities of our rubbish batsmen.

    Why is the glass always half empty with you?!

    I agree with some of your views(Rahat) but would never slate the team. We are in a transitional phase and haven't got the world beaters of yesteryear but give the team a chance. They will not be successful overnight, if you're a supporter be patient and stop the hate. I am sure you will be the first to celebrate the success.

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    Ireland win by 4 wickets.

    Unlucky @Syed1 @Markhor


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    Weasley is channel his inner Hussey here. A hundred would be massive for Ireland.

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    tbh I'm just glad we're making Pakistan work for it and sticking it out. Fully expect us to capitulate when the new ball is taken but its been a much better effort.

    If only our first innings wasn't so dreadful, had we managed even a lead of 100 it could've been slightly nervy


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamoon View Post
    Weasley is channel his inner Hussey here. A hundred would be massive for Ireland.
    This partnership will be broken within 2 overs of the new ball, if it even lasts that long.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ik92yk09sa17 View Post
    Why is the glass always half empty with you?!

    I agree with some of your views(Rahat) but would never slate the team. We are in a transitional phase and haven't got the world beaters of yesteryear but give the team a chance. They will not be successful overnight, if you're a supporter be patient and stop the hate. I am sure you will be the first to celebrate the success.
    We haven't had world beaters for over a decade now, and we have always been in transitional phase. Our team of the last 3-4 years looked good but that was because they were hiding in the UAE. I am not hating on them, just stating the obvious. I don't see us getting into the top four rankings in Tests for years.


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