ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - Final

Afghanistan v Ireland

Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

0.1

Rankin to Karim Sadiq, SIX, what a start to the innings by Sadiq. He rocks back and pulls the ball over long-on for a huge six and the horns are blowing

Afghanistan 6/0   Karim Sadiq 6* (1b 1x6)   WB Rankin 0.1-0-6-0

4.5

Sorensen to Mohammad Shahzad, SIX, short outside off. Shahzad looks to be in pristine touch as he pulls it over midwicket for a six

Afghanistan 41/2   Mohammad Shahzad 15* (11b 1x4 1x6)   MC Sorensen 0.5-0-10-0

5.3

Johnston to Mirwais Ashraf, SIX, short on the leg stump this time. Mirwais pulls it behind square for his first six

Afghanistan 51/2   Mirwais Ashraf 8* (6b 1x6)   DT Johnston 2.3-0-23-1

13.3

Stirling to Samiullah Shenwari, SIX, comes down the track and lofts it over long-off for his first six

Afghanistan 100/4   Samiullah Shenwari 8* (6b 1x6)   PR Stirling 0.3-0-7-0

15.3

Dockrell to Mohammad Shahzad, SIX, comes down the track and lofts it to long-off for a six

Afghanistan 113/4   Mohammad Shahzad 58* (45b 5x4 2x6)   GH Dockrell 2.3-0-21-0

19.5

Johnston to Gulbadin Naib, SIX, lofts it over long-on for a six

Afghanistan 146/7   Gulbadin Naib 11* (7b 1x6)   DT Johnston 3.5-0-35-1

19.6

Johnston to Gulbadin Naib, SIX, and one more lofted shot ove rlong-on to finsih the innings with a flourish

Afghanistan 152/7   Gulbadin Naib 17* (8b 2x6)   DT Johnston 4-0-41-1
Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at Dubai (CA2) - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at Dubai (CA) - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at Dubai (CA2) - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at Dubai (CA) - Mar 23, 2012
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Photos

Mar 24, 2012

Paul Stirling was Man of the Match for his quickfire 79, Afghanistan v Ireland, World Twenty20 Qualifier final, Dubai, March 24, 2012

Paul Stirling was Man of the Match for his quickfire 79

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Mar 24, 2012

Andrew White and Andrew Poynter celebrate Ireland's title triumph, Afghanistan v Ireland, World Twenty20 Qualifier final, Dubai, March 24, 2012

Andrew White and Andrew Poynter celebrate Ireland's title triumph

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