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Ireland thrashed by Pakistan in Malahide one-dayer

The visitors had 255 runs to spare after bowling the home side out for 82.

Pakistan's Sharjeel Khan celebrates his 100.
Pakistan's Sharjeel Khan celebrates his 100.
Image: Presseye/Rowland White/INPHO

PAKISTAN THRASHED IRELAND by a mammoth 255 runs in the first one-day international at Malahide today.

This was the seventh largest victory, in terms of runs, in the 3,767 match history of one-day internationals.

Ireland, chasing 338 for victory, were skittled out for just 82 inside 24 overs, with left-arm spinner Imad Wasim taking five wickets for 14 runs.

Earlier, Pakistan piled up 337 for six in a match reduced by rain to 47 overs per side, with Sharjeel Khan’s 152 the third quickest 150 in the format in terms of balls faced.

The two-match series concludes at Malahide on Saturday.

Pakistan 337-6, 47 overs (Sharjeel Khan 152, Shoaib Malik 57 no, Mohammad Nawaz 53; B McCarthy 4-62)

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Ireland 82 all out, 23.4 overs (Imad Wasim 5-14, Umar Gul 3-23)

Result: Pakistan won by 255 runs

Series: Pakistan lead two-match series 1-0.

Source: cricinfo

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