Ireland vs Afghanistan 1st ODI 28th February 2019 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Ireland vs Afghanistan 1st ODI 2019 - Ireland and Afghanistan tour of India 5-match one-day international series of the 1st ODI match played between Ireland and Afghanistan at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun in 28th February 2019.

Ireland vs Afghanistan 1st ODI 28th February 2019 Highlights
Mujeeb Ur Rahman is mobbed by his team-mates © AFP

Three-wicket hauls from Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Dawlat Zadran and Gulbadin Naib's all-round helped to Afghanistan convincing five-wicket victory over Ireland, despite a Paul Stirling' superb 89 and take a 1-0 lead in a low-scoring game of the first ODI.

Match Stats : 
  • Afghanistan chased 162 was their seventh lowest successful run-chase in One-day international and It is their second lowest chase against Ireland in ODIs.
  • Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun became the 48th Indian venue to host a One-day international match and the 201st venue in the world to host a ODI match.
  • Ireland's 161 was their fourth lowest score against Afghanistan in One-day internationals.

Ireland scored 161 for all-out in 49.2 overs with top scorer by Paul Stirling struck 89 off 150-balls including 6-fours & 3-sixes.

George Dockrell scored 37 off 47-balls including 3-fours & a six and Kevin O'Brien 10.

Afghanistan best bowler by Mujeeb Ur Rahman picked up 3-wickets for 14-runs in 10-overs including three maidens, Dawlat Zadran takes 3-wickets for 35-runs in 10-overs includedastwo maidens, Gulbadin Naib took 2-wickets and one for Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan.

Afghanistan chased 165-5 in 41.5 overs with top scorer by Gulbadin Naib 46, Mohammad Shahzad 43, Hazratullah Zazai 25, Rahmat Shah 22 and Najibullah Zadran 12.

Ireland best bowler by Boyd Rankin took 2-48, Simi Singh, Barry McCarthy and George Dockrell each took one wickets.

Gulbadin Naib named Player of the match for his match-winning all-round performance scored a 46 off 61-balls including 6-fours and a six after taking 2-wickets for 20-runs in 7.2-overs.



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