AFG beat IRE by 32 runs | Afghanistan vs Ireland Live Cricket Score 3rd I T20 Match

Afghanistan and Ireland in India, 3 T20I Series, 2019

Date: Feb 24, 2019 Start Time: 18:30 IST | 13:00 GMT | 18:30 Local
Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun
AFG
210/7 Overs: 20.0
IRE
178/8 Overs: 20.0
Afghanistan beat Ireland by 32 runs

Afghanistan vs Ireland Live Cricket Score - 3rd I T20 Match - Summary

End of Over : 20.0 IRE: 178/8

Right then. 3-0 to Afghanistan. They were expected to win and thoroughly deserved to win too. They continue to take giant steps in international cricket. Ireland, on the other hand, can only hope to learn from this for the better. The format switches now as ODIs begin. The first of 5 will be played on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 1 pm local (0730 GMT). Do join us then. ADIOS! TAKE CARE!

19.6 1

Full and around middle, pushed down to long on to end the game with a single. AFGHANISTAN WIN BY 32 RUNS AND COMPLETE A 3-0 WHITEWASH!

19.5 1

Pushes this towards point and takes a run.

19.4 0

The googly, around middle, Poynter misses his flick and is hit on the pads.

19.3 1

Works it down the leg side for a single.

19.2 W

OUT! BOWLED! Rashid gets a fifer. Does not matter where he bowls. He gets wickets in Sharjah, Dubai, Ireland, Netherland, Windies and even in India. Full and around off, Little gets across to paddle but misses and the ball hits the off stump.

19.1 0

Outside off, Little looks to cut but misses.

End of Over : 19 12 Runs IRE: 175/7
18.6 1

Another heave-ho and the ball goes off the inner half of the bat towards long on. Just a single.

18.5 4

FOUR! Full on middle, Little swings it down the ground and beats long on.

18.4 1

Outside off, punched through the covers for a run.

18.3 4

FOUR! Full and around middle, Poynter gets down and across, sweeping it over square leg. Too little, too late.

18.2 1

On middle and leg, flicked through mid-wicket for a run.

18.1 1

Short and outside off, cut through the covers for a single.

Summary

After breaking a plethora of records in the second T20I, Afghanistan will once again take on Ireland in the third game. It was Hazratullah Zazai who created the damage and scored a swashbuckling inning of 162 runs. Zazai smoked 162 off 62 balls as Afghanistan posted 278/3. In reply, Ireland made 194/6. All in a T20I match. With this Afghanistan secured a victory of 84 runs and secured the three-match series by 2-0. The match today at the same venue in Dehradun is considered to a dead rubber. Team Afghanistan will look to go for a clean sweep.

Teams:
Afghanistan (From): Hazratullah Zazai, Usman Ghani, Shafiqullah Shafiq(w), Asghar Afghan(c), Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shenwari, Karim Janat, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fareed Malik, Najeeb Tarakai, Sayed Shirzad, Zahir Khan, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Ziaur Rahman

Ireland (From): Paul Stirling(c), Kevin O Brien, Andrew Balbirnie, Lorcan Tucker, Shane Getkate, George Dockrell, Simi Singh, Stuart Poynter(w), Joshua Little, Boyd Rankin, Peter Chase, Andy McBrine, James Shannon, Harry Tector, Stuart Thompson

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