5/15/2018 2:16:43 PM

Pakistan set 160 to win Ireland Test

Pakistan set 160 to win Ireland Test

Dublin, Ireland: Pakistan were set a target of 160 to win their stand alone-Test against Ireland at Malahide on Tuesday's fifth and final day.

Ireland, making their debut in men's Test cricket, were bowled out for 339 in their second innings after being made to follow-on.

Kevin O'Brien, who on Monday became the first Ireland batsman to score a Test hundred, fell to his first ball Tuesday as Mohammad Abbas had him caught by Haris Sohail at slip for his overnight 118.

Ireland, resuming on 319 for seven, lost their last three wickets for 20 runs on Tuesday.

Abbas did all the damage in a burst of three wickets for 12 runs in 22 balls, with the paceman finishing with innings figures of five for 66 in 28.3 overs.

Only three sides in the 141-year history of Test cricket have won after being made to follow-on and only one men's team -- Australia in the inaugural Test against England at Melbourne in 1877 -- have enjoyed a victory in their debut match at this level.

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