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Afghanistan vs Ireland (odi)

Afghanistan vs Ireland Match Result (ODI)

5th ODI, Greater Noida Sports Complex Ground, Greater Noida 24 March, 2017

Toss won by Ireland (decided to bat)

Afghanistan beat Ireland by 7 wickets

Man of the Match: Rahmat Shah

Ireland Squad

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

Afghanistan Squad

Asghar Stanikzai, Javed Ahmadi, Nasir Jamal, Noor Ali Zadran, Usman Ghani, Mohammad Nabi, Rahmat Shah, Samiullah Shenwari, Afsar Zazai, Shafiqullah, Amir Hamza, Dawlat Zadran, Fareed Ahmad, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Shapoor Zadran

Pitch Report

The pitch looks hard with good cover of grass on it. Seems to be very batting friendly.

SWOT Analysis

AfghanistanIreland
StrengthSpinnersFast bowling
WeaknessTop order battingBatting against spinners
OpportunitiesTo take the series 2-1 with a winTo win the series 2-1 with a win
ThreatsEd Joyce and Jacob MulderMohammad Shahzad and Dawlat Zadran

Head to Head

AfghanistanIreland
Matches won57
Home Wins03
Away Wins20
Highest Innings Score338 on Friday, March 17, 2017304 on Friday, March 17, 2017
Lowest Innings Score104 on Thursday, July 05, 2012150 on Sunday, July 17, 2016

Top Performers

AfghanistanIreland
Highest Total ChasedArray264 on Sunday, March 19, 2017
Lowest Total Defended229 on Sunday, July 17, 2016163 on Thursday, July 05, 2012
Most Prolific BatsmanMohammad Shahzad - 307 RunsEd Joyce - 573 Runs
Highest Individual Score101 by Asghar Stanikzai On Friday, March 17, 2017160 by Ed Joyce On Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Most Successful BowlerRashid Khan - 19 WicketsKevin O'Brien - 22 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis6/43 by Rashid Khan On Friday, March 17, 20176/55 by Paul Stirling On Friday, March 17, 2017

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 3925 123
2 South Africa 3050 117
3 Australia 3087 100
4 England 3362 99
5 New Zealand 3114 97
FULL Ranking