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1st ODI (D/N), Sharjah, December 05, 2017, Ireland tour of United Arab Emirates
(31.4/50 ov, T:239) 100

Afghanistan won by 138 runs

Player Of The Match
Afghanistan Innings
Ireland Innings
Afghanistan  (50 ovs maximum)
Javed Ahmadi c & b Murtagh1018-1055.55
Ihsanullah c †NJ O'Brien b Rankin1015-0166.66
Rahmat Shah c †NJ O'Brien b Rankin5075-3166.66
Nasir Jamal c Wilson b Murtagh5363-2184.12
Asghar Afghan (c) b Rankin222-009.09
Mohammad Nabi run out (Dockrell/Rankin)04-000.00
Gulbadin Naib c Stirling b Murtagh1727-0162.96
Rashid Khan c Dockrell b KJ O'Brien4849-4197.95
Shafiqullah c KJ O'Brien b Rankin3623-33156.52
Dawlat Zadran not out 14-0025.00
Extras(lb 6, w 5)11
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 4.76)238/9
Did not bat: Mujeeb Ur Rahman 
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Javed Ahmadi, 4.2 ov), 2-22 (Ihsanullah, 7.5 ov), 3-127 (Nasir Jamal, 26.5 ov), 4-130 (Rahmat Shah, 30.1 ov), 5-130 (Mohammad Nabi, 30.5 ov), 6-132 (Asghar Afghan, 32.6 ov), 7-175 (Gulbadin Naib, 42.2 ov), 8-230 (Shafiqullah, 48.3 ov), 9-238 (Rashid Khan, 49.6 ov)
Tim Murtagh1022832.80421100
4.2 to Javed Ahmadi, good length outside off, looks to pull it towards mid-wicket but gets a top edge in the air, bowler calls for it and gets under it nicely to take an easy catch. 12/1
26.5 to Nasir Jamal, good length on middle, hits it straight and into the throat of long-on, who takes a good catch. 127/3
42.2 to Gulbadin Naib, fuller outside off, goes for the big shot but gets it high in the air towards point, runs behind and gets under it for a good catch. 175/7
George Dockrell905706.33286200
Boyd Rankin1014444.40393210
7.5 to Ihsanullah, good lenght outside off, goes for a backfoot push but edges it to the keeper for a soft dismissal. 22/2
30.1 to Rahmat Shah, good length outside off, tries to guide it down to thirdman but gets an edge to the keeper, the extra bounce does him this time. 130/4
32.6 to Asghar Stanikzai, good length on off, looks to drive it but gets a inside edge onto the stumps. 132/6
48.3 to Shafiqullah, full outside off again, slogs it hard and flat towards long-off, O'brien jumps and takes a superb catch, turns around the afghan supporters with his arms held high, everyone went quite. 230/8
Kevin O'Brien1015015.00282030
49.6 to Rashid Khan, full into him, comes down and gives it a swing and gets it high in the air to mid-wicket and taken this time, no mistake by dockrell takes a good catch. 238/9
Simi Singh503607.2091200
Paul Stirling601702.83240100
Ireland  (T: 239 runs from 50 ovs)
William Porterfield (c)c Gulbadin Naib b Mohammad Nabi3563-4055.55
Paul Stirling lbw b Mujeeb Ur Rahman513-1038.46
Andy Balbirnie  b Mujeeb Ur Rahman05-000.00
Niall O'Brien c Javed Ahmadi b Dawlat Zadran47-0057.14
Gary Wilson  b Mujeeb Ur Rahman311-0027.27
Kevin O'Brien  b Mujeeb Ur Rahman38-0037.50
Simi Singh lbw b Rashid Khan516-0031.25
Stuart Poynter not out 2742-2064.28
George Dockrell c †Shafiqullah b Dawlat Zadran1012-1083.33
Boyd Rankin c Ihsanullah b Rashid Khan18-0012.50
Tim Murtagh c Rahmat Shah b Rashid Khan05-000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 1, w 4)7
TOTAL31.4 Ov (RR: 3.15)100
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Paul Stirling, 3.3 ov), 2-6 (Andy Balbirnie, 5.2 ov), 3-15 (Niall O'Brien, 6.6 ov), 4-21 (Gary Wilson, 11.3 ov), 5-30 (Kevin O'Brien, 13.3 ov), 6-46 (Simi Singh, 17.5 ov), 7-66 (William Porterfield, 22.5 ov), 8-82 (George Dockrell, 26.1 ov), 9-92 (Boyd Rankin, 29.3 ov), 10-100 (Tim Murtagh, 31.4 ov)
Dawlat Zadran631322.16311020
6.6 to NJ O'Brien, short on the pads, looks to flick it but gets it high on the bat in the air, short mid-wicket runs in and takes a soft catch. 15/3
26.1 to GH Dockrell, good length on middle, looks to pull it but gets a top edge to fine leg area, keeper runs all the way and dives full stretch to take a stunning catch, great determination shown to reach for the catch. 82/8
Mujeeb Ur Rahman1022442.40462010
3.3 to PR Stirling, tossed up, looks to defend but gets hit on the pads, loud appeal and given. 6/1
5.2 to A Balbirnie, tossed on off, spins sharply and through the gap between bat and pads, knocks the middle stump, what a start to the 16 years old career, hes got 2 wickets already. 6/2
11.3 to GC Wilson, tossed on middle, onto the knee to sweep but misses it gets bowled behind his leg, it just clips the leg-stump as its shown on the replay. 21/4
13.3 to KJ O'Brien, flighted on off, looks to slog it to mid-wicket but misses it comepletely and gets cleaned up, a nothing shot in the end. 30/5
Gulbadin Naib301103.66111010
Mohammad Nabi501412.80170000
22.5 to WTS Porterfield, pushed short and quick on leg, pulls it straight to the square leg fielder. 66/7
Rashid Khan6.402834.20254000
17.5 to Simi Singh, looped on middle-leg, looks to sweep it as it turns back in and hits him on the pads, loud appeal and given. 46/6
29.3 to WB Rankin, flighted outside off, slogs it hard and flat but straight to mid-off for a easy catch. 92/9
31.4 to TJ Murtagh, looped on middle, looks to slog it hard but doesn't connect well and it loops in the air and taken by short mid-wicket fielder running to his right, thats it afghanistan have won it fairly easily. 100/10
Javed Ahmadi10707.0000000
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Sharjah Cricket Stadium
TossIreland, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Series resultAfghanistan led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 3935
Hours of play (local time)14.30 start, First Session 14.30-18.00, Interval 18.00-18.45, Second Session 18.45-22.15
Match days05 December 2017 - daynight (50-over match)
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