Watch Live Updates PAK vs IRE 1st ODI 18th Aug 2016 Live ScoreCard Today Match Ball by Ball at Dublin. Ireland host Pakistan in the first game of the two-match One Day International (ODI) series at Malahide, Dublin on 18 August (Thursday). Hosts Ireland have had a busy summer by their standards, playing Sri Lanka and then Afghanistan in the limited overs format, which is a step in the right direction, giving them a chance to show their talent on the world stage on a regular basis.
They come into this clash on the back of a closely fought series against Afghanistan which they drew 2-2. Opener Ed Joyce in particular comes into the opener in brilliant form, scoring 160 runs in the last game he played.
Squad: William Porterfield (c), John Anderson, Ed Joyce, Peter Chase, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Tim Murtagh, Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien, Stuart Poytner (wk), Boyd Rankin, Paul Stirling, Craig Young, Gary Wilson.
Squad: Azhar Ali (c), Sharjeel Khan, Sami Aslam, Mohammad Hafeez, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Umar Gul, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Nawaz.