Pakistan hammer Ireland by 255 runs in 1st ODI
Ireland, chasing 338 for victory, were skittled out for just 82 inside 24 overs.
Malahide: Pakistan thrashed Ireland by a mammoth 255 runs in the first one-day international at Malahide on Thursday.
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)
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.