Afghanistan vs Ireland 3rd T20I 2019 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Afghanistan vs Ireland 3rd T20I 2019 - Afghanistan - Ireland tour of India 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 3rd T20I match played between Ireland and Afghanistan at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun in 24th February 2019.

Afghanistan vs Ireland 3rd T20I 2019 Highlights

Mohammad Nabi's power-hitting 81 before sensational Rashid Khan's five-wicket haul including hat-trick and 4-wickets in 4-balls helped to Afghanistan domineering 32-run victory over Ireland, despite a Kevin O'Brien's quick-fire 74 and clinch the three-match series 3-0 whitewash in a historic game of the third T20I.

Match Stats :
  • Rashid Khan became the seventh bowler to take a hat-trick in T20 internationals after Brett Lee, Jacob Oram, Tim Southee and Thisara Perera, Lasith Malinga and Faheem Ashraf.
  • Rashid Khan became the first Afghanistani bowler to claimed a hat-trick in T20 international cricket history and the first spinner to achieve the feat.
  • Rashid Khan became the first bowler to took 4-wickets in 4-balls in T20I cricket history.
  • Rashid Khan's 5 for 27 was his second best bowling performance for Afghanistan in T20 international and also his second best bowling figures against Ireland in T20Is.
  • Kevin O'Brien hammered a 26-ball third fastest fifty by an Ireland batsman in T20 international and the second fastest fifty by an Ireland batsman against Afghanistan in T20Is after Paul Stirling's 17-ball half-century.
  • Afghanistan's 210 was their joint fourth highest score in T20 international and It is their third highest total against Ireland in T20Is.
  • 7 : Mohammad Nabi equalled a joint fourth most sixes hit for Afghanistan in an innings in T20 international, jointly with Mohammad Shahzad, Hazratullah Zazai and the joint third most sixes hit by an Afghanistan batsman against Ireland in an innings in T20Is, jointly with Hazratullah Zazai.

Afghanistan scored 210-7 in 20 overs with top scorer by Mohammad Nabi 81, Hazratullah Zazai blasted a 31 off 17-balls including 5-fours & a six with strike rate of 182.35, Asghar Afghan 20 and Najeeb Tarkari 17.

Ireland best bowler by Boyd Rankin picked up 3-wickets, Shane Getkate, George Dockrell and Peter Chase each took one-wickets.

Ireland scored 178-8 in 20 overs with top scorer by Kevin O'Brien blasted a 74 off 47-balls including 5-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 157.44.

Andy Balbirnie struck 47 off 33-balls including 7-fours with strike-rate of 142.42 and George Dockrell 18.

Afghanistan best bowler by Rashid Khan claimed 5-wicket haul for 27-runs in 4-overs and Ziaur Rahman took two-wickets.

Mohammad Nabi named Player of the match for his quick-fire 81-runs knocked off facing 36-balls including 7-sixes and 6-fours with strike rate of 225.

Mohammad Nabi earned player of the series for contributing 147-runs with average of 73.50 in the three-match T20I series.