Afghanistan Men 5-136 ( 19.2 ) overs
Ireland Men: 6-132 ( 20.0 ) overs
Afghanistan win by 5 wickets
Toss - Ireland won the toss and elected to bat.
Batsmens
R
B
4S
6S
SR
49
40
5
1
122.5
40
36
3
1
111.11
Bowler
O
M
R
W
Econ
3.2
0
27
1
8.10
Man of the Match
Mohammad Nabi
Commentry
In over# 20
Runs : 4 Bowler: Peter Chase Wickets : 0
Over 20. 4 runs. Bowler: Peter Chase. Afghanistan: 5-136(rr 6.80)
19.2
4
FOUR! Peter Chase to Mohammad Nabi. Yorker, off stump on the front foot driving, well timed in the air under control past long off for 4 runs. Seals it with a boundary back over mid off. A brilliant chase lead by Mohammad Nabi and Najibullah Zadran. Afghanistan were in all sorts of trouble until they came together and formed a match winning partnership. They go 1-0 in the series and if the remaining games are like this we are in for a treat.
19.1
.
Peter Chase to Mohammad Nabi. Yorker, off stump on the front foot driving, inside edge to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Singh.
In over# 19
Runs : 8 Bowler: Boyd Rankin Wickets : 0
Over 19. 8 runs. Bowler: Boyd Rankin. Afghanistan: 5-132(rr 6.95)
18.6
1
Boyd Rankin to Mohammad Nabi. Length ball, outside off stump backing away driving, bottom edge to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Poynter.
18.5
.
Boyd Rankin to Mohammad Nabi. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Poynter.
18.4
6
SIX! Boyd Rankin to Mohammad Nabi. Half volley, outside off stump backing away driving, well timed in the air under control over deep extra cover for 6 runs. Glorious shot over cover for six. Shot of the day.
18.3
.
Boyd Rankin to Mohammad Nabi. Half volley, outside off stump backing away driving, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Rankin, fielded by Getkate.
18.2
.
Boyd Rankin to Mohammad Nabi. Yorker, outside off stump backing away Steer, inside edge to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Poynter.
18.1
1
Boyd Rankin to Najibullah Zadran. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Chase.
In over# 18
Runs : 7 Bowler: Joshua Little Wickets : 0
Over 18. 7 runs. Bowler: Joshua Little. Afghanistan: 5-124(rr 6.89)
17.6
.
Joshua Little to Mohammad Nabi. Off cutter length ball, down leg side backing away driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Stirling.
17.5
1
Joshua Little to Najibullah Zadran. Length ball, outside off stump backing away Slog, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Chase.
17.4
1
Joshua Little to Mohammad Nabi. Length ball, outside off stump moves in front driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Stirling.
17.3
1
Joshua Little to Najibullah Zadran. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, leading edge in the air uncontrolled to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Dockrell.
17.2
4
FOUR! Joshua Little to Najibullah Zadran. Length ball, off stump backing away Slog, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Finding the gap more regularly now.
17.1
.
Joshua Little to Najibullah Zadran. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Steer, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Poynter.
In over# 17
Runs : 10 Bowler: Boyd Rankin Wickets : 0
Over 17. 10 runs. Bowler: Boyd Rankin. Afghanistan: 5-117(rr 6.88)
16.6
2
Boyd Rankin to Mohammad Nabi. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, outside edge to third man for 2 runs, fielded by Chase.
16.5
.
Boyd Rankin to Mohammad Nabi. Short, outside off stump backing away pulling, bottom edge to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Stirling.
16.4
.
Boyd Rankin to Mohammad Nabi. Half volley, down leg side backing away driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Little.
16.3
4
FOUR! Boyd Rankin to Mohammad Nabi. Half volley, middle stump backing away driving, well timed in the air under control past long on for 4 runs. Nabi has decided to put the foot down and take on Rankin. Giving himself room to clear the arms and beat long on.
16.2
2
Boyd Rankin to Mohammad Nabi. Half volley, middle stump on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Balbirnie.
16.1
2
Boyd Rankin to Mohammad Nabi. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to deep backward point for 2 runs, fielded by Dockrell.
In over# 16
Runs : 15 Bowler: Joshua Little Wickets : 0
Over 16. 15 runs. Bowler: Joshua Little. Afghanistan: 5-107(rr 6.69)
15.6
6
SIX! Joshua Little to Najibullah Zadran. Short, outside off stump backing away pulling, well timed in the air under control over deep backward square leg for 6 runs. Big over for Afghanistan. Finishes with a six and Ireland's hopes dwindle.
15.5
.
Joshua Little to Najibullah Zadran. Short, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to point for no runs, fielded by Balbirnie.
15.4
.
Joshua Little to Najibullah Zadran. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Poynter.
15.3
4
FOUR! Joshua Little to Najibullah Zadran. Leg cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Hacked into the gap, splitting the two fielders in the deep.
15.2
1
Joshua Little to Mohammad Nabi. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for 1 run, fielded by Stirling.
15.1
4
FOUR! Joshua Little to Mohammad Nabi. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long off for 4 runs. Straight down the ground. A rare boundary in this second innings.
Afghanistan Men: 5-136 ( 19.2 ) overs
Ireland Men 6-132 ( 20.0 ) overs
Toss - Ireland won the toss and elected to bat.
Afghanistan win by 5 wickets
RR : -4.5
CRR : 7.03
Batsmen
R
B
4S
SR
P Stirling

c: Zadran b: Nabi

23
25
3
92
K O'Brien

c: Nabi b: Ur Rahman

5
10
0
50
A Balbirnie

lbw: Janat

5
4
1
125
S Thompson

b: Khan

18
16
2
112.5
S Singh

st: Shafiq b: Nabi

9
7
0
128.57
G Dockrell

not out

34
28
2
121.43
S Getkate

lbw: Khan

0
2
0
0
S Poynter

not out

31
28
2
110.71
Not bat : Joshua Little,Boyd Rankin,Peter Chase
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
4.0
0
20
1
5.00
4.0
0
34
0
8.50
3.0
0
29
1
9.67
4.0
0
16
2
4.00
4.0
0
21
2
5.25
1.0
0
6
0
6.00
Batsmen
R
B
4S
SR
H Zazai

c: Thompson b: Rankin

11
6
1
183.33
A Afghan

c: Getkate b: Chase

5
5
1
100
S Shenwari

c: O'Brien b: Little

17
19
3
89.47
K Janat

c: Dockrell b: Rankin

0
3
0
0
M Nabi

not out

49
40
5
122.5
S Ashraf

c: Little b: Getkate

6
7
0
85.71
N Zadran

not out

40
36
3
111.11
Not bat : Shafiqullah,Rashid Khan,Mujeeb Ur Rahman,Farid Malik
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
4.0
0
39
2
9.75
3.2
0
27
1
8.10
4.0
0
28
1
7.00
2.3
0
12
0
4.80
4.0
0
21
1
5.25
0.3
0
1
0
2.00
1.0
0
7
0
7.00
Asghar Afghan (c)

Asghar Afghan (c) ( Batsman )

Asghar Afghan (c) ( Batsman )

Hazratullah Zazai

Hazratullah Zazai ( N/A )

Hazratullah Zazai ( N/A )

Mohammad Nabi

Mohammad Nabi ( All Rounder )

Mohammad Nabi ( All Rounder )

Shafiqullah (wk)

Shafiqullah (wk) ( Wicket Keeper )

Shafiqullah (wk) ( Wicket Keeper )

Najibullah Zadran

Najibullah Zadran ( All Rounder )

Najibullah Zadran ( All Rounder )

Samiullah Shenwari

Samiullah Shenwari ( All Rounder )

Samiullah Shenwari ( All Rounder )

Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan ( Bowler )

Rashid Khan ( Bowler )

Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Mujeeb Ur Rahman ( Bowler )

Mujeeb Ur Rahman ( Bowler )

Karim Janat

Karim Janat ( N/A )

Karim Janat ( N/A )

Sharafuddin Ashraf

Sharafuddin Ashraf ( Bowler )

Sharafuddin Ashraf ( Bowler )

Farid Malik

Farid Malik ( Bowler )

Farid Malik ( Bowler )

Paul Stirling (c)

Paul Stirling (c) ( All Rounder )

Paul Stirling (c) ( All Rounder )

Andrew Balbirnie

Andrew Balbirnie ( Wicket Keeper )

Andrew Balbirnie ( Wicket Keeper )

Shane Getkate

Shane Getkate ( N/A )

Shane Getkate ( N/A )

Simi Singh

Simi Singh ( N/A )

Simi Singh ( N/A )

Kevin O'Brien

Kevin O'Brien ( All Rounder )

Kevin O'Brien ( All Rounder )

Stuart Poynter (wk)

Stuart Poynter (wk) ( Wicket Keeper )

Stuart Poynter (wk) ( Wicket Keeper )

George Dockrell

George Dockrell ( Bowler )

George Dockrell ( Bowler )

Joshua Little

Joshua Little ( N/A )

Joshua Little ( N/A )

Boyd Rankin

Boyd Rankin ( Bowler )

Boyd Rankin ( Bowler )

Peter Chase

Peter Chase ( Bowler )

Peter Chase ( Bowler )

Stuart Thompson

Stuart Thompson ( All Rounder )

Stuart Thompson ( All Rounder )

Paul Stirling

17 (17)

22(27)

Kevin O'Brien

5 (10)

Paul Stirling

5 (4)

10(8)

Andrew Balbirnie

5 (4)

Paul Stirling

1 (4)

6(6)

Stuart Thompson

5 (2)

Stuart Thompson

4 (4)

13(11)

Simi Singh

9 (7)

Stuart Thompson

9 (10)

12(16)

George Dockrell

3 (6)

George Dockrell

0 (0)

0(2)

Shane Getkate

0 (2)

George Dockrell

31 (22)

62(50)

Stuart Poynter

31 (28)

Hazratullah Zazai

11 (3)

16(8)

Asghar Afghan

5 (5)

Hazratullah Zazai

0 (3)

11(13)

Samiullah Shenwari

11 (10)

Samiullah Shenwari

0 (0)

0(3)

Karim Janat

0 (3)

Samiullah Shenwari

6 (9)

11(12)

Mohammad Nabi

5 (3)

Mohammad Nabi

1 (1)

7(8)

Sharafuddin Ashraf

6 (7)

Mohammad Nabi

43 (36)

83(72)

Najibullah Zadran

40 (36)