Asghar Afghan and his men will look to continue their dominant run by winning the third T20I against Ireland, having already secured an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series. Ireland, meanwhile, will be eager to turn their fortunes around at the Bready Cricket Club on Friday.
Western Storm’s Smriti Mandhana played a key role for the sixth match in a row, this time scoring 56 off just 36 balls to lead a successful chase against Yorkshire Diamonds. What a signing the 22-year-old Indian batter has been for Western Storm.
Nepal achieved a dramatic last-ball victory over the Netherlands in a low-scoring thriller in the second ODI at Amstelveen to level the two-match series 1-1. With the home side requiring six to win from the final over with just one wicket remaining, Nepal captain Paras Khadka (1/24 off six) held his nerve, going for just four runs and executing a run out off the final delivery to secure a one-run win.
If Virat Kohli was the star with the bat for India, 20-year old left-armer Sam Curran stunned the Indian top-order with three swift wickets upon his introduction into the attack, followed by another late scalp.