COLOMBO: Ireland and Sri Lanka to meet in their first test match ever in February next year.
According to details, this is first time in the history of cricket that both teams to be meet in Test match. Before this, Sri Lanka and Ireland have met only in ODIs and T20Is and Sri Lanka have been victorious in both formats. The two countries have met in 4 ODIs between 2007 and 2016 and in one T20I in 2009. Ireland were elevated to Test status in June 2017 and became the 11th full member of the ICC.
Reportedly, Ireland played their inaugural Test match against Pakistan and lost by five wickets. Since then they have lost Test matches to Afghanistan and England.