Afg v Ire highlights – second twenty/20 from Bready Cricket Club, Magheramason, Bready (Ireland) Wednesday 22nd August 2018. Afghanistan team captain Asghar Afghan won the toss and chose to bat first. Afghanistan scored 160 runs with eight wickets down. Hazratullah Zazai faced 54 deliveries and smashed 82 runs. He smashed seven 6s and six boundaries in his innings. When his wicket dismissed then it was (16 this time Dockrell does get it too full and its a juicy full toss, Zazai can’t get enough power on the ball and Singh doesn’t have to move at cow corner 124/3). Asghar Afghan (c) scored 37 runs, Najibullah Zadran 20 and Mohammad Nabi 12.
PKD Chase took three wickets, WB Rankin took two and rest of the bowlers took one wicket each of them without PR Stirling who had not taken any wicket. From Ireland batting performance WTS Porterfield scored 33 runs, GC Wilson (c) † scored 22 and Ireland team all out in 15 overs with 79 runs. Rashid Khan took four wickets, Mujeeb Ur Rahman took three and rest of the bowlers took one wicket each of them.
Toss: Afghanistan, elected to bat first
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: 16.00 start, First Session 16.00-17.30, Interval 17.30-17.50, Second Session 17.50-19.20
Umpires – Paul Reynolds, Mark Hawthorne
TV Umpires – Roly Black
Match Referee – Ranjan Madugalle
Reserve Umpire – Alan Neill
Match number – T20I no. 697