result
1st T20I, Greater Noida, Mar 6 2020, Ireland tour of India
172/6
(15/15 ov, target 123)133/5
Afghanistan won by 11 runs (D/L method)
player of the match
Rashid Khan
Afghanistan
Match centre 
Scorer: Harshith Gowda
Scorecard summary
Ireland172/6(20 overs)
Afghanistan133/5(15 overs)
end of over 157 runs • 1 wicket
AFG: 133/5CRR: 8.86 • RRR: 8.00 • Need 40 from 30b
Najibullah Zadran42 (21)
Boyd Rankin4-0-44-1
Simi Singh3-0-18-2

4.51pm Covers are on as the drizzle continues in Greater Noida

14.6
W
Rankin to Samiullah Shinwari, OUT

middle stump pegged back! It was full on off as he went for the pull but the ball took the bottom edge to send him back

Samiullah Shinwari b Rankin 28 (29b 3x4 0x6) SR: 96.55
14.5
Rankin to Samiullah Shinwari, no run

bouncer again! Rankin uses his height to good effect and pitches this on off stump

14.4
Rankin to Samiullah Shinwari, no run

short again outside off but this time the ball comes back into the right hander. He lets that go to the keeper

The physio comes out immediately to check on Shinwari

14.3
Rankin to Samiullah Shinwari, no run

short on off. He attempts a pull but misses and the ball hits his chest region

Rain is getting heavier

14.2
1
Rankin to Najib, 1 run

driven down the ground towards long on off this fuller ball on leg stump

14.1
6
Rankin to Najib, SIX runs

full outside off and that sails over wide long off for the maximum. Powerfully sent over the rope

Required rate is under 8 now

end of over 146 runs
AFG: 126/4CRR: 9.00 • RRR: 7.83 • Need 47 from 36b
Samiullah Shinwari28 (25)
Najibullah Zadran35 (19)
Simi Singh3-0-18-2
Boyd Rankin3-0-37-0
13.6
Simi Singh to Samiullah Shinwari, no run

full on off and he attempts a cut but finds the point fielder

13.5
1
Simi Singh to Najib, 1 run

fuller on off. He pushes it towards cover without much foot movement

13.4
1
Simi Singh to Samiullah Shinwari, 1 run

short again and cut again towards the same region

13.3
1
Simi Singh to Najib, 1 run

shorter and cut towards deep point for a comfortable run

13.2
2
Simi Singh to Najib, 2 runs

a bit of an inside edge towards long on as the bowler gives the chase. Shinwari dived at the non-striker's end and made his ground

13.1
1
Simi Singh to Samiullah Shinwari, 1 run

punched off the back foot to the left of mid-off

The DLS par at stage is 106

end of over 139 runs
AFG: 120/4CRR: 9.23 • RRR: 7.57 • Need 53 from 42b
Najibullah Zadran31 (16)
Samiullah Shinwari26 (22)
Boyd Rankin3-0-37-0
George Dockrell2-0-22-0

That's the 50 stand

12.6
2
Rankin to Najib, 2 runs

takes the pace off again and it is yet another misfield. He cut it but the point fielder let it go

12.5
1
Rankin to Samiullah Shinwari, 1 run

was that a drop? He tried to guide it past short third man, but was dropped by KoB as the ball came low

12.4
Rankin to Samiullah Shinwari, no run

slower ball and good length on off. He tries to cut but gets a bottom edge

12.3
4
Rankin to Samiullah Shinwari, FOUR runs

cracked beyond the square leg boundary. Short of a length on middle and he pulled it off the front foot with power

12.2
Rankin to Samiullah Shinwari, no run

good length on off stump. He defends to point and his refused a single by the non-striker

12.1
2
Rankin to Samiullah Shinwari, 2 runs

good length and that was pushed just beyond cover for a couple.

Rankin returns

end of over 1215 runs
AFG: 111/4CRR: 9.25 • RRR: 7.75 • Need 62 from 48b
Najibullah Zadran29 (15)
Samiullah Shinwari19 (17)
George Dockrell2-0-22-0
Gareth Delany2-0-19-0
11.6
4
Dockrell to Najib, FOUR runs

another boundary. This was tossed up outside off and sent one bounce over extra cover

11.5
1
Dockrell to Samiullah Shinwari, 1 run

good length on middle. He defends with soft hands towards square leg off the back foot

Match details
Greater Noida Sports Complex Ground, Greater Noida
TossIreland, elected to bat first
SeriesIreland tour of India
Season2019/20
Player Of The Match
Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan
Series resultAfghanistan led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberT20 No. 1077
Match days06 March 2020 - day match (20-over match)
Umpires
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Ahmed Shah Durrani
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Bismillah Jan Shinwari
TV Umpire
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Ahmed Shah Pakteen
Reserve Umpire
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Izatullah Safi
Match Referee
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Richie Richardson