Kevin O’Brien became the first Irish batsman to score a maiden Test hundred against Pakistan on the fourth day of their inaugural match at Dublin on Monday.
His unbeaten knock of 118 Runs comprised of 12 fours.
He became only the fourth cricketer to score a century in an inaugural Test. He has joined the elite list of cricketers comprising of Charles Bannerman, David Houghton and Aminal Islam.
This was the 34-year-old first century for Ireland since he made the fastest ever World Cup hundred by any batsman off 50 balls, against England at Bangalore earlier in the 2011 World Cup.