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Final (N), Dubai (DSC), January 20, 2017, Desert T20 Challenge
(7.5/20 ov, T:72) 75/0

Afghanistan won by 10 wickets (with 73 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
Player Of The Series
50 runs • 7 wkts
Ireland Innings
Afghanistan Innings
Match Flow
Ireland  (20 ovs maximum)
Paul Stirling c Gulbadin Naib b Mohammad Nabi1718-2094.44
Stuart Poynter c Rashid Khan b Fareed Ahmad83-20266.66
William Porterfield (c)st †Mohammad Shahzad b Mohammad Nabi98-01112.50
Kevin O'Brien  b Mohammad Nabi56-1083.33
Gary Wilson lbw b Amir Hamza36-0050.00
Greg Thompson not out 1016-1062.50
Andy McBrine  b Amir Hamza02-000.00
George Dockrell c Samiullah Shinwari b Fareed Ahmad814-0057.14
Jacob Mulder c †Mohammad Shahzad b Karim Janat01-000.00
Boyd Rankin  b Karim Janat24-0050.00
Craig Young  b Mohammad Nabi22-00100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, w 2)7
TOTAL13.2 Ov (RR: 5.32)71
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Stuart Poynter, 1.3 ov), 2-32 (William Porterfield, 3.5 ov), 3-37 (Paul Stirling, 5.1 ov), 4-41 (Kevin O'Brien, 5.5 ov), 5-46 (Gary Wilson, 7.3 ov), 6-46 (Andy McBrine, 7.5 ov), 7-63 (George Dockrell, 11.5 ov), 8-65 (Jacob Mulder, 12.1 ov), 9-68 (Boyd Rankin, 12.5 ov), 10-71 (Craig Young, 13.2 ov)
Amir Hamza401523.75141000
7.3 to GC Wilson, quicker and straight ball, batsman onto the backfoot to push it to on-side but gets beaten, loud appeal and given. 46/5
7.5 to AR McBrine, tossed up, batsman onto the backfoot to defend but gets beaten and it knocks the off-stump, that was some ball. 46/6
Fareed Ahmad2020210.0052100
1.3 to SW Poynter, short ball, batsman goes for a pull but it gets high on him and gets top edge to cover point fielder for an easy catch. 14/1
11.5 to GH Dockrell, good lenght outside off, batsman looks to punch it to covers but ends up scooping it in the air to cover fielder. 63/7
Mohammad Nabi2.201044.28102000
3.5 to WTS Porterfield, quicker through the air, batsman comes down the track and gets undone by the quickness, keeper collects it and wipes the bails off. 32/2
5.1 to PR Stirling, tossed up, batsman onto the frontfoot and drags it in the air to mid-wicket, fielder makes no mistake and takes a straight forward catch and turns around to the supporters with joy. 37/3
5.5 to KJ O'Brien, flighted ball, batsman onto the backfoot to pushes it to on-side but gets beaten and it hits the leg-stump. 41/4
13.2 to CA Young, tossed up, batsman goes for a big shot but misses it and it hits the off stump. 71/10
Karim Janat301424.66101010
12.1 to J Mulder, outside off, batsman looks to drive but edges it to the keeper, loud appeal and the unpires raise his finger indicating an edge. 65/8
12.5 to WB Rankin, good length ball on middle, batsman gives it a big heave but misses it and gets bowled. 68/9
Rashid Khan20703.5070010
Afghanistan  (T: 72 runs from 20 ovs)
Mohammad Shahzad not out 5240-91130.00
Nawroz Mangal not out 178-30212.50
Extras(nb 1, w 5)6
TOTAL7.5 Ov (RR: 9.57)75
Boyd Rankin1016016.0032101
George Dockrell2.502007.05123010
Jacob Mulder201608.0063000
Craig Young1016016.0003000
Kevin O'Brien10707.0021000
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  • Nawroz Mangal was given the honor of doing the toss and bringing the team sheets out at the start of the final as this is his final international match.
Dubai International Cricket Stadium
TossIreland, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Mohammad Nabi
Player Of The Series
Mohammad Nabi
Series resultAfghanistan won the 2016/17 Desert T20 Challenge
Match numberT20I no. 588
Hours of play (local time)19.30 start, First Session 19.30-20.55 Interval 20.55-21.15, Second Session 21.15-22.40
Match days20 January 2017 - night (20-over match)
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