Afghanistan vs Ireland (t20)

Afghanistan vs Ireland Match Result (T20)

1st T20I, Greater Noida Sports Complex Ground, Greater Noida 08 March, 2017

Toss won by Ireland (decided to bat)

Afghanistan beat Ireland by 6 wickets

Man of the Match: Samiullah Shenwari

Ireland Squad

Ed Joyce, William Porterfield, Kevin O'Brien, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Andy Balbirnie, Gary Wilson, Niall O'Brien, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Craig Young, George Dockrell, Peter Chase, Tim Murtagh

Afghanistan Squad

Asghar Stanikzai, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Javed Ahmadi, Najeeb Tarakai, Najibullah Zadran, Nasir Jamal, Noor Ali Zadran, Usman Ghani, Mohammad Nabi, Rahmat Shah, Samiullah Shenwari, Mohammad Shahzad, Shafiqullah, Amir Hamza, Dawlat Zadran, Fareed Ahmad, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Shapoor Zadran

Pitch Report

Pitch is dry and will help the spinners.

SWOT Analysis

AfghanistanIreland
StrengthQuality spin bowlingPace attack
WeaknessInconsistent battingInexperience middle order
OpportunitiesTake an early lead in the seriesTo start the series with a win
ThreatsPaul Stirling, George DockrellMohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan

Head to Head

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Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 4983 122
2 South Africa 4020 109
3 Australia 5302 108
4 England 5071 101
5 Pakistan 3494 97
FULL Ranking