Player of the Match
Player of the Match

By the virtue of this win, Ireland are placed in group B of T20 World Cup alongside Australia and West Indies. Afghanistan will slot themselves into group A alongside India and England

Paul Stirling gets the Man of the match for his 79 and Raymond van Schoor gets the Man of the Series for his 324 runs and 6 wickets

18.5
4
Aftab Alam to Poynter, FOUR runs, fuller ball on the leg stump. Poynter flicks it past the midwicket fielder and does a Shahid Afridi in celebrating with the arms aloft. Ireland win the game by 5 wickets
18.4
0
Aftab Alam to Poynter, no run, comes forward and defends it back onto the pitch
18.3
1
Aftab Alam to White, 1 run, flicks it to deep midwicket for a single
18.2
1
Aftab Alam to Poynter, 1 run, pushes it to square-leg for a single
18.1
W
Aftab Alam to Wilson, OUT, fuller ball outside the off stump. Wilson lofts it straight into the hands of the fielder at long-off, Mirwais. And the tension boils over as Aftab speaks whats on his mind and Wilson responds but then better sense prevailed and both of them stopped brawling

GC Wilson c Mirwais Ashraf b Aftab Alam 32 (39b 2x4 0x6) SR: 82.05

END OF OVER:
18 | 5 Runs | IRE: 150/4 (3 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 8.33, RRR: 1.50)

  • Gary Wilson32 (38b)
  • Andrew Poynter18 (14b)
  • Gulbadin Naib1-0-5-0
  • Aftab Alam3-0-28-1
17.6
1
Gulbadin Naib to Wilson, 1 run, fuller ball on the leg stump. Wilson rolls his wrists as he pushes it to short fine-leg and takes a quick single
17.5
1
Gulbadin Naib to Poynter, 1 run, turns it to square-leg for a single
17.4
1
Gulbadin Naib to Wilson, 1 run, flicks it to the deep midwicket fielder for a single
17.3
0
Gulbadin Naib to Wilson, no run, turns it to midwicket
17.2
0
Gulbadin Naib to Wilson, no run, comes forward and defends it to the off side
17.1
2
Gulbadin Naib to Wilson, 2 runs, pushes it to deep midwicket for a couple

END OF OVER:
17 | 8 Runs | IRE: 145/4 (8 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 8.52, RRR: 2.66)

  • Gary Wilson28 (33b)
  • Andrew Poynter17 (13b)
  • Aftab Alam3-0-28-1
  • Izatullah Dawlatzai3-0-33-0
16.6
1
Aftab Alam to Wilson, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Wilson is running towards the danger end and the bowler swings his arm back as Wilson is approaching the crease. Wilson has a go at the bowler and also at Shahzad, who for some strange reason gets involved
16.5
2
Aftab Alam to Wilson, 2 runs, short ball outside the off stump. Wilson rocks back and cuts it past the point fielder for a couple
16.4
1
Aftab Alam to Poynter, 1 run, fuller ball on the middle stump. Poynter looks to slog it and gets an inside edge to short fine-leg for a single
16.3
2
Aftab Alam to Poynter, 2 runs, cuts it to deep point for a couple
16.2
2
Aftab Alam to Poynter, 2 runs, pushes it to midwicket and sets off for a quick single. The throw hits the knee of the umpire and they take an extra run for the overthrow
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Ireland 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st0WTS PorterfieldPR Stirling
2nd33EC JoycePR Stirling
3rd80GC WilsonPR Stirling
4th0KJ O'BrienGC Wilson
5th37GC WilsonAD Poynter
6th6AR WhiteAD Poynter