result
2nd Match (D/N), Dubai, Jan 10 2015, Dubai Triangular Series
(43.2/50 ov)181/7
Ireland won by 3 wickets (with 40 balls remaining)
player of the match
Javed Ahmadi
Afghanistan
43.2
1
Aftab Alam to Balbirnie, 1 run

Onto the frontfoot and drives it past the cover fielder and they take a run instead of letting the ball go across for a boundary

43.1
Aftab Alam to Balbirnie, no run

onto the frontfoot and does a defense

end of over 4313 runs
IRE: 180/7CRR: 4.18 • RRR: 0.14 • Need 1 run from 42b
Alex Cusack26 (37)
Andy Balbirnie30 (48)
Dawlat Zadran5-0-39-0
Mohammad Nabi10-0-39-2
42.6
4
Zadran to Cusack, FOUR runs

full ball, batsman onto the frontfoot and on-drives it to the mid-wicket boundary

42.5
4
Zadran to Cusack, FOUR runs

Onto the backfoot and this time cuts it firmly past point given no chance for the thirdman fielder to stop it. Ireland crusing to victory here

42.4
4
Zadran to Cusack, FOUR runs

Onto the backfoot and punches it away past the cover fielder for a boundary, no chance for the sweeper cover fielder to come across and save it

42.3
1
Zadran to Balbirnie, 1 run

Onto the backfoot and pulls away a short pitch ball, down to square leg for a run

42.2
Zadran to Balbirnie, no run

Onto the backfoot and plays it to the mid-on fielder no run taken

42.1
Zadran to Balbirnie, no run

Onto the frontfoot and does a defense

end of over 425 runs
IRE: 167/7CRR: 3.97 • RRR: 1.75 • Need 14 runs from 48b
Alex Cusack14 (34)
Andy Balbirnie29 (45)
Mohammad Nabi10-0-39-2
Dawlat Zadran4-0-26-0
41.6
M Nabi to Cusack, no run

Onto the frontfoot and does adefenese

41.5
1
M Nabi to Balbirnie, 1 run

Onto the backfoot and plays it fine away to th legside for a run

41.4
M Nabi to Balbirnie, no run

Onto the backfoot and does a defense back to the bowler

41.3
M Nabi to Balbirnie, no run

Onto the frontfoot and does a defense

41.2
M Nabi to Balbirnie, no run

Onto the backfoot and does a defense to the bowler

41.1
4
M Nabi to Balbirnie, FOUR runs

Onto the knee and sweeps it firmly and it goes past the square leg fielder

end of over 413 runs
IRE: 162/7CRR: 3.95 • RRR: 2.11 • Need 19 runs from 54b
Andy Balbirnie24 (40)
Alex Cusack14 (33)
Dawlat Zadran4-0-26-0
Mohammad Nabi9-0-34-2
40.6
1
Zadran to Balbirnie, 1 run

Onto the frontfoot and drives it straight past the bowler for a quick run

40.5
Zadran to Balbirnie, no run

Onto the frontfoot and does a defense to the cover fielder

40.4
1
Zadran to Cusack, 1 run

Outside off, batsman plays it with gentle hands and go off for a run and makes it easily

40.3
Zadran to Cusack, no run

Onto the backfoot and does a defense to the bowler

40.2
1
Zadran to Balbirnie, 1 run

Onto the backfoot and cuts it down to the thirdman for a run

40.1
Zadran to Balbirnie, no run

Onto the frontfoot and does a defense