Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    21.5 short ball, goes for a pull but gets it high on the bat and to the mid-on fielder for an easy catch 115/1
    31.4 goodly on off, onto the frontfoot to defend but beaten and hit on the pads, loud appeal for lbw umpire takes his time raises the finger 160/3
    22.4 flighted on off, onto the frontfoot to defend but gets hit on the pads as it spins, loud appeal and given, crowd go wild its the youngster again in the wickets column 120/2
    32.5 tossed outside off, onto the frontfoot to drive but beaten, keeper gathers it well and wipes the bails of, reply shows the batsman was out of the crease when the bails were wiped 160/5
    31.5 googly on off and beats the batsman all ends up, through the gap between bat and pad to hit the middle stump, on a hat-trick next ball 160/4
    36.3 good length on off, stands his ground and looks to drag it to on-side but gets hit on the backleg, loud appeal and given 188/6
    43 tossed on middle-leg, looks to slog it towards mid-wicket but gets a top edge in the air, bowler calls for it and gets it for a good catch going backward 217/7
    not out
    47 fuller and straight on middle, looks to slog it towards mid-wicket but it goes throw and knocks the middle stump 244/8
    49.5 quick and straight on middle, makes room to slog it straight but misses it and gets bowled, got a bit too across 271/9
    not out
    24 (b 13, lb 6, w 5)
    271/9 (50 Overs, RR: 5.42)
    Fall of wickets: 1-115 (William Porterfield, 21.5 ov), 2-120 (Andy Balbirnie, 22.4 ov), 3-160 (Paul Stirling, 31.4 ov), 4-160 (Gary Wilson, 31.5 ov), 5-160 (Niall O'Brien, 32.5 ov), 6-188 (Kevin O'Brien, 36.3 ov), 7-217 (Stuart Poynter, 42.6 ov), 8-244 (Barry McCarthy, 46.6 ov), 9-271 (Tim Murtagh, 49.5 ov)
    Mujeeb Ur Rahman1005025.0030
    Dawlat Zadran1006526.5000
    Gulbadin Naib1003613.6000
    Mohammad Nabi1006126.1000
    Rashid Khan1004024.0000
    21.1 slow ball on the pads, drags it towarsd square leg in the air and fielder under to take a easy catch 97/2
    11.1 striaght on middle, looks to drive it away from the body but got beaten and gets cleaned up 46/1
    24.3 tossed on off, onto the frontfoot to drive but gets beaten, keeper takes the bails off quickly, third umpire into the scene and reply shows hes just short of the line 114/3
    28.3 good length on middle, picks it up towards mid-wicket but gets more air than distance and straight to the fielder at mid-wicket 130/4
    42.5 full on off, drives it on the rise but straight to cover fielder for a good low catch 201/7
    37.1 good length outside off, goes for a drive into covers but gets a inside edge onto the stumps 182/5
    39.4 short ball, onto the backfoot and pulls it but gets it high on the bat to short mid-wicket and he takes a good low catch as it shows in the reply of the third umpire to make the final call 187/6
    not out
    43 good in-swing ball, moves across to push it to on-side but misses it and gets it of his pads onto the stumps, a first ball duck when he was much needed here, afghanistan in trouble here 201/8
    45 full on middle, front leg comes across to swing it towards mid-wicket but misses it and gets struck on the pads, loud appeal and given 215/9
    45.2 short outside off, pulls it straight to long-off, fielder comes from long-on and returns it the bowler with good throw back, third umpire called in and hes just short of the line as the bat got stuck in the ground before the crease 220/10
    23 (b 3, lb 5, nb 1, w 14)
    220 all out (45.2 Overs, RR: 4.85)
    Fall of wickets: 1-46 (Ihsanullah, 11.1 ov), 2-97 (Javed Ahmadi, 21.1 ov), 3-114 (Rahmat Shah, 24.3 ov), 4-130 (Asghar Afghan, 28.3 ov), 5-182 (Mohammad Nabi, 37.1 ov), 6-187 (Gulbadin Naib, 39.4 ov), 7-201 (Nasir Jamal, 42.5 ov), 8-201 (Shafiqullah, 42.6 ov), 9-215 (Dawlat Zadran, 44.6 ov), 10-220 (Mujeeb Ur Rahman, 45.2 ov)
    TJ Murtagh912813.1100
    GH Dockrell904214.6640
    PKD Chase8.204525.4021
    BJ McCarthy914655.1110
    KJ O'Brien302006.6610
    PR Stirling703104.4210

Match Details


Ireland , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Series result

3-match series level 1-1

Match number


Hours of play (local time)

14.30 start, First Session 14.30-18.00, Interval 18.00-18.45, Second Session 18.45-22.15

Match days

07 December 2017 - day/night match (50-over match)

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Match Notes

Afghanistan 2nd innings Partnerships

46Javed AhmadiIhsanullah
51Javed AhmadiRahmat Shah
17Asghar StanikzaiRahmat Shah
16Asghar StanikzaiNasir Jamal
52Mohammad NabiNasir Jamal
5Gulbadin NaibNasir Jamal
14Nasir JamalRashid Khan
0ShafiqullahRashid Khan
14Dawlat ZadranRashid Khan
5Rashid KhanMujeeb Ur Rahman