Ireland captain William Porterfield won the toss and opted to bowl first against Pakistan in the first ODI of the two-match series.
Earlier, the match was reduced to 47 overs per innings, after the start was delayed due to wet outfield.
Azhar Ali’s men are eager to improve their ODI ranking as they go head-to-head against Ireland in the first game of two-match series at Malahide on Thursday.
Shargeel Khan has scored his maiden century against Ireland. Remember the Pakistan A side tour to England proved good for him , as he got the experience and used it to good extent to score him maiden century.