Ire v Afg highlights today – second one day international from Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast (Ireland) Wednesday 29th August 2018. Afghanistan won the t20I series by winning first two matches, the third t20I match was abandoned without a ball bowled. First ODI Afghanistan won by 29 runs. Now it’s the must-win game for the home side Ireland to stay alive in the series.
In the first one day international Afghanistan scored 227 and Ireland all out in 48.3 overs with 198 runs. A Balbirnie scored 55 runs, GC Wilson 38 and KJ O’Brien 22. Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi and Aftab Alam these three Afghanistan team bowlers took two wickets each of them, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Gulbadin Naib took one wicket each of them.
Ireland team/playing XI
PR Stirling, SR Thompson, WTS Porterfield, A Balbirnie, GC Wilson (c) †, KJ O’Brien, Simi Singh, GH Dockrell, J Little, WB Rankin, PKD Chase.
Afghanistan team/playing XI
Mohammad Shahzad †, Hazratullah Zazai, Samiullah Shenwari, Asghar Afghan (c), Shafiqullah, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Aftab Alam, Fareed Ahmad, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Match Timings: 10.15 start, First Session 10.15-13.45 Interval 13.45-14.30, Second Session 14.30-17.45
Umpires – Ian Gould, Alan Neill
TV Umpires – Mark Hawthorne
Match Referee – Ranjan Madugalle
Reserve Umpire – Paul Reynolds
Match number – ODI no. 4033