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Afghanistan vs Ireland (odi)

Afghanistan vs Ireland Match Result (ODI)

| 1st ODI, Greater Noida Sports Complex Ground, Greater Noida | 15 March, 2017

Toss won by Afghanistan (decided to bat)

Afghanistan beat Ireland by 30 runs

Man of the Match: William Porterfield

Ireland Squad

Ed Joyce, William Porterfield, Kevin O'Brien, Paul Stirling, Simi Singh, Andy Balbirnie, Gary Wilson, Niall O'Brien, Stuart Poynter, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Boyd Rankin, George Dockrell, Jacob Mulder, Peter Chase

Afghanistan Squad

Asghar Stanikzai, Ihsanullah, Javed Ahmadi, Najibullah Zadran, Nasir Jamal, Mohammad Nabi, Rahmat Shah, Samiullah Shenwari, Mohammad Shahzad, Dawlat Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Mujeeb Zadran, Rashid Khan, Shapoor Zadran, Sharafuddin Ashraf

Pitch Report

There is a good grass covering and there should be some slow turn as the game progresses. In the first 5-7 overs it might aid the seamers as well.

SWOT Analysis

StrengthStrong all-round sideTop order batting
WeaknessPace attackInconsistency
OpportunitiesTo continue their winning momentumTo begin the 5-match ODI series on a bright note
ThreatsWilliam Porterfield, Kevin O'BrienMohammad Shahzad, Rashid Khan

Head to Head

Matches won35
Home Wins03
Away Wins20
Highest Innings Score253 on Tuesday, July 19, 2016265 on Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Lowest Innings Score104 on Thursday, July 05, 2012150 on Sunday, July 17, 2016

Top Performers

Highest Total ChasedArray236 on Thursday, July 14, 2016
Lowest Total Defended229 on Sunday, July 17, 2016163 on Thursday, July 05, 2012
Most Prolific BatsmanNajibullah Zadran - 272 RunsEd Joyce - 478 Runs
Highest Individual Score83 by Najibullah Zadran On Saturday, January 17, 2015160 by Ed Joyce On Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Most Successful BowlerMohammad Nabi - 10 WicketsKevin O'Brien - 15 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis4/21 by Rashid Khan On Sunday, July 17, 20165/20 by Alex Cusack On Saturday, July 03, 2010

Team Rankings

1 India 4969 124
2 South Africa 3888 111
3 Australia 4174 104
4 New Zealand 3489 100
5 England 4829 99
FULL Ranking