It was a feeling of pride: Irishman Kevin O'Brien in his Test debut
DUBLIN: Ireland cricketer Kevin O'Brien, who remembers his first test match, said it was a feeling of pride, mixed with nervous energy and even a little relief.
The test match, the men's debut for Ireland in the game's longest format was scheduled to begin on May 11, 2018. However, the rain played in spoilsport and the first day was abandoned without a ball thrown.
Sent to bat first, Pakistan He scored a solid first-inning total of 310/9 and declared the innings after the first day of the Historic Test faded.
In response, Ireland doubled by 130 with Kevin with a high score of 68 balls 40. In the second inning, the ATV crashed an impressive 118, making it Ireland's first test centurion.
Like most of the people who made their Test debut, it was a feeling of pride, mixed with nervous energy, even a little relief. What all the players had put in before, every year training to finally become a Test cricket player, is such an amazing thing to accomplish. Calling you a test cricketer is a dream come true Cricket ireland she quoted Kevin as saying.
I was definitely nervous in the 90's, of course, it's not every day that you get a chance to score a Hundred Exam. But I think the circumstances of the game probably made me forget the thoughts of scoring a century. At the time I was just looking to score more runs for the team and build a lead to get us into a position to win the game, he added.
In the second inning, Ireland posted 339 on the back of Kevin's brilliant hundred. Stuart thompson 's fifty. Pakistan was set a target of 160 on the final day. The visitors went on to win by five wickets.