Hirunews Logo
Kevin+O%27Brien+scripts+another+milestone+for+Ireland
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 - 14:51
Kevin O'Brien scripts another milestone for Ireland
41

Shares
4,986

Views
A magnificent rearguard hundred from Kevin O'Brien gave Ireland a lead of 139 in their maiden Test and the prospect of giving Pakistan an awkward run chase.
 
O'Brien was 118 not out at stumps and the home team was leading by 139 runs.
 
A thick outside edge through point off Mohammad Amir brought O'Brien to a milestone that held significance far beyond the personal.
 
Amir's three wickets earlier in the day had put Pakistan into a position from which an innings win seemed entirely possible - even likely - but O'Brien and Stuart Thompson combined for a 114-run rearguard that not only pushed Ireland in front and burnished local pride, but allowed them to sleep on the possibility of another famous upset.
 
Batting first Pakistan made 310 for 9 and in reply, Ireland made 130 in their first innings.
 
AT stumps on day 4, they were on 319 for 7.


rnrnrn


Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Destruction in Puttalam mangroves
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
12 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,673 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
7,289 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
19,007 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
153 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
48,286 Views