Ed Joyce was the first Ireland batsman to fall against Pakistan. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Pakistan: 310-9 dec (Faheem Ashraf 83, Asad Shafiq 62, Shadab Khan 55, T Murtagh 4-45) v Ireland 130: (Mohammad Abbas 4-44) & 64-0 Ireland were (...)

Groundstaff struggle with the covers on the first morning of the Test match between Ireland and Pakistan at Malahide. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Ireland’s first Test match made history of the wrong kind at Malahide on Friday as it entered the history books as the first time an opening day of a (...)

Australian bowler Ryan Harris goes to celebrate with his team-mates after taking the key wicket  of South Africa’s AB de Villiers during the fifth day of the third  Test  at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. Photograph:  Shaun Roy/Reuters

Australia’s Ryan Harris took the last two wickets as South Africa came within five overs of saving the third Test on a dramatic fifth and final(...)