Ireland vs Afghanistan 3rd ODI 2021 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Ireland vs Afghanistan 3rd ODI 2021 - Ireland - Afghanistan tour of United Arab Emirates (UAE) 3-match one-day international series of the 3rd ODI match played between Afghanistan and Ireland at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi in 26th January 2021.

Ireland vs Afghanistan 3rd ODI 2021 Highlights
Rashid Khan turned in a superb all-round show yet again © IDI via Getty Images

All-round Rashid Khan stars as Afghanistan domineering 36-run victory over Ireland, despite a record-breaking century from Paul Stirling and clinch the their historic first three-match series 3-0 whitewash in the third ODI.

Match Stats : 
  • This is the first time Afghanistan have whitewashed their oppositions in a bilateral three-match series in One-day international cricket history.
  • This is the third time Ireland have suffered a clean sweep in a bilateral three-match series in One-day internationals.
  • 12 : Paul Stirling hit the most centuries for Ireland in One-day International cricket history, surpassing the previous record of 11-hundreds hit by William Porterfield.

Afghanistan scored 266-9 in 50 overs with top scorer by Rashid Khan 48 off 40-balls - who fell two-run short of his half-century.

Asghar Afghan scored 41 off consuming 82-deliveries including 3-fours & a six, Gulbadin Naib hit 36 off 44-balls included 3-fours & a six.

Mohammad Nabi scored 32 off 54-balls including 3-fours & a six, Rahmanullah Gurbaz hammered a 22 off 10-balls included 4-fours & a six with strike rate of 220.

Javed Akhtar hit 19 off 10-balls including 3-fours & a six with strike rate of 190 and Mujeeb Ur Rahman 18 not out.

Ireland best bowler by Simi Singh picked up 3-wickets for 37-runs in 10-overs including a maiden, Craig Young takes 3-wickets, Andy McBrine, Josh Little and Harry Tector each took one-wickets.

Ireland 230 for all-out in 47.1 overs with top scorer by Paul Stirling 118 off 119-balls - which was his 12th ODI hundred and his third century against Afghanistan in ODIs - including 9-fours & 6-sixes.

Harry Tector 24, Lorcan Turker 22, Simi Singh 20 and Andy McBrine 16.

Afghanistan best bowler by Rashid Khan 4-29, Mujeeb Ur Rahman took 2-wickets and one for Naveen-ul-Haq - Mohammad Nabi.

Rashid Khan named Player of the match for his all-round performance to claimed a 4-wickets for 29-runs in 9-overs after scoring a valuable 48 off 40-balls including 3-sixes and 3-fours with strike rate of 120.



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