Eire verify Pakistan as first Test opponents


Eire’s first Test match will probably be towards Pakistan in Could 2018 after the 2 nations got here to an settlement throughout the ICC conferences in Auckland this week.

Eire, together with Afghanistan, have been elevated to Test standing earlier this yr.

“We’re excited to welcome Pakistan to Eire for our inaugural Test match subsequent yr,” CEO Warren Deutrom mentioned. “It has been our want to make our Test debut in entrance of our personal followers inside 12 months of turning into a Test nation, and towards a giant staff, so I am delighted.”

Pakistan’s journey to Eire will come earlier than their two-Test tour of England which begins in late Could. The date and placement for the Eire match will probably be confirmed within the coming months.

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