Final (N), Dubai (DSC), Jan 20 2017, Desert T20 Challenge
(7.5/20 ov, target 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 (20 overs 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
TOTAL(13.2 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
Fareed Ahmad2020210.0052100
Mohammad Nabi2.201044.28102000
Karim Janat301424.66101010
Rashid Khan20703.5070010
Afghanistan INNINGS (target: 72 runs from 20 overs)
Mohammad Shahzad not out 5240-91130.00
Nawroz Mangal not out 178-30212.50
Extras(nb 1, w 5)6
TOTAL(7.5 Ov, RR: 9.57)75
Boyd Rankin1016016.0032101
George Dockrell2.502007.05123010
Jacob Mulder201608.0063000
Craig Young1016016.0003000
Kevin O'Brien10707.0021000
Dubai International Cricket Stadium
TossIreland, elected to bat first
SeriesDesert T20 ChallengeAfghanistan tour of United Arab Emirates
Player Of The Match
Mohammad Nabi
Mohammad Nabi
Player Of The Series
Mohammad Nabi
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)
Nepal Image
Buddhi Pradhan
Hong Kong Image
Tabarak Dar
Reserve Umpire
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Alex Dowdalls
Match Referee
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David Jukes
  • 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.