Dublin, Pakistan defeated Ireland in the first one day international match by 255 runs. The opening batsman of Pakistani side, Sharjeel Khan played the 152 runs inning. Ireland won the toss and elected to field first. Pakistan batted first and scored 337 runs for 6 wickets in the reduced 47 allotted overs. The match was delayed due to rain and the match was restricted to 47 overs each side. Sharjeel Khan scored 152 runs, Muhammad Hafeez scored 37 runs, Shoaib Malik scored 57 runs and Muhammad Nawaz scored 53 runs.
When Ireland started their innings, then Pakistani bowlers bowled well and they did not allow their batsmen to play well and all team was out on just 82 runs. Pakistan will play the second ODI match on 20 August, then the ODI series between Pakistan vs England will be started from 24 August.