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Ireland vs Afghanistan, 4th T20I at Belfast, IRE v AFG, Aug 15 2022 - Full Scorecard

4th T20I, Belfast, August 15, 2022, Afghanistan tour of Ireland
(11/11 ov) 132/6
(11/11 ov, T:133) 105

Afghanistan won by 27 runs

Player Of The Match
31* (10) & 2/21
Afghanistan Innings
Ireland Innings
Match Flow
Afghanistan  (11 ovs maximum)
c McCarthy b Delany642110150.00
c Adair b McCarthy24131532184.61
c Dockrell b Delany1350033.33
c Little b Adair50243943208.33
c Balbirnie b Hand55910100.00
c Dockrell b Delany47110057.14
not out 31102013310.00
not out 00200-
Extras(lb 5, w 6)11
TOTAL11 Ov (RR: 12.00)132/6
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Rahmanullah Gurbaz, 2.4 ov), 2-38 (Ibrahim Zadran, 3.1 ov), 3-38 (Hazratullah Zazai, 3.2 ov), 4-55 (Mohammad Nabi, 4.6 ov), 5-76 (Azmatullah Omarzai, 7.4 ov), 6-126 (Najibullah Zadran, 10.4 ov)
10.4 to Najibullah Zadran, Short and a bit wide, Najib hits it in the legside.. Josh Little moves from long-on to take a safe catch near cow corner. 126/6
2.4 to Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Slightly shorter and angled in on leg, he is caught at short fine leg this time!. 37/1
3.1 to Ibrahim Zadran, He strikes straightaway! Short and angled in on off, he lofts it and is caught by Dockrell at midwicket! 50th catch for Dockrell in T20Is. 38/2
3.2 to Hazratullah Zazai, One brings two here! Flighted outside offstump, he tries to smash it flat to the cow corner region but is caught by McCarthy!. 38/3
7.4 to Azmatullah Omarzai, Angled in on middle, he heaves it to the legside and the ball finds the fielder at deep midwicket. Wicket No. 3 for Delany. 76/5
4.6 to Mohammad Nabi, Slow-short ball and it does the trick! It is angled in and Nabi looks to hit it over covers but captain Balbirnie takes a good catch jumping up. 55/4
Ireland  (T: 133 runs from 11 ovs)
c Rashid Khan b Fareed Ahmad2091931222.22
c Ibrahim Zadran b Azmatullah Omarzai1551021300.00
c Najibullah Zadran b Fareed Ahmad48120050.00
c †Rahmanullah Gurbaz b Fareed Ahmad1391320144.44
not out 41273842151.85
lbw b Rashid Khan3460075.00
lbw b Naveen-ul-Haq013000.00
c Fareed Ahmad b Naveen-ul-Haq013000.00
c Mohammad Nabi b Rashid Khan1380033.33
run out (Ibrahim Zadran/Azmatullah Omarzai)00300-
run out (Mohammad Nabi)00800-
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 1, pen 5)8
TOTAL11 Ov (RR: 9.54)105
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Andy Balbirnie, 1.4 ov), 2-39 (Paul Stirling, 3.3 ov), 3-40 (Lorcan Tucker, 3.5 ov), 4-63 (Harry Tector, 5.6 ov), 5-68 (Gareth Delany, 6.6 ov), 6-69 (Mark Adair, 7.2 ov), 7-69 (Fionn Hand, 7.3 ov), 8-91 (Barry McCarthy, 8.6 ov), 9-94 (Simi Singh, 9.2 ov), 10-105 (Josh Little, 10.6 ov)
7.2 to MR Adair, Naveen pins Adair lbw. Low full-toss, angling in from over the wicket. Adair plays around his front pad. That's very adjacent, he falls for a golden duck. 69/6
7.3 to F Hand, Caught by Fareed Malik at short third. Hand aims for a reverse-scoop first ball and ends up picking out the fielder. Ireland are six down and sinking. 69/7
1.4 to A Balbirnie, sliced into the hands of backward point. Balbirnie backs away once again in order to open up the off side, but finds the infielder. Omarzai follows the moving batter with a full ball and has him carving a straightforward catch. 28/1
3.3 to PR Stirling, rib-high short ball, into the body of Stirling. Stirling hooks hard and flat but can't Rashid at deep square leg. Well-judged catch right at the edge of the boundary. Massive wicket for Afghanistan. 39/2
3.5 to LJ Tucker, on a length and wide of off, Tucker has to fetch it from there. He can only drag a catch to Najibullah at deep midwicket. Double-strike from Farid Malik. 40/3
5.6 to HT Tector, Fareed Malik strikes once again. Tector jumps across off and searches for a scoop over short fine leg. Malik floats it wide of off, wide of the moving batter. Tector can only scoop it back to Gurbaz. Tector suggests he did not touch that. He remonstrates with the umpire and drags himself off the field. 63/4
6.6 to GJ Delany, another wrong'un, Delany misses and up goes the finger. This is Rashid's first wicket of the series.. He falls in his followthrough and celebrates with Gurbaz. Runs with the bat: check. Catch in the deep: check. Wicket with the ball: check. 68/5
8.6 to BJ McCarthy, on a length and turns away outside off, McCarthy has to go hard. He tries but ends up lofting it to Nabi at long-off.. 91/8
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  • Afghanistan innings
  • Rain: Afghanistan - 0/0
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 3.0 (Mandatory - 38 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Afghanistan: 50 runs in 4.2 overs (26 balls), Extras 7
  • Afghanistan: 100 runs in 9.1 overs (55 balls), Extras 10
  • Najibullah Zadran: 50 off 22 balls (4 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 16 balls (Najibullah Zadran 21, Rashid Khan 25, Ex 4)
  • Innings Break: Afghanistan - 132/6 in 11.0 overs (Rashid Khan 31, Sharafuddin Ashraf 0)
  • Ireland innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 3.0 (Mandatory - 38 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Ireland: 50 runs in 4.6 overs (30 balls), Extras 0
  • Penalty: 5.4 - Ball striking Fielding Team helmet
  • Ireland: 100 runs in 9.5 overs (60 balls), Extras 8
Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast
TossIreland, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Series result5-match series level 2-2
Match numberT20I no. 1736
Match days15 August 2022 - day (20-over match)
Reserve Umpire
Match Referee
Win Probability
AFG 100%
100%50%100%AFG InningsIRE Innings

Over 11 • IRE 105/10

Josh Little run out (Mohammad Nabi) 0 (0b 0x4 0x6 8m) SR: 0
Afghanistan won by 27 runs
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