Afghanistan vs Ireland 2nd T20I 2024 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Afghanistan vs Ireland 2nd T20I 2024 - Afghanistan - Ireland tour of United Arab Emirates (UAE) 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 2nd T20I match played between Ireland and Afghanistan at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah in 17th March 2024.

Afghanistan vs Ireland 2nd T20I 2024 Highlights
Rashid Khan celebrates after taking a wicket © ACB Media

Mohammad Nabi's superb half-century and All-rounder Rashid Khan's 12-ball 25 with four-wicket haul sets up to Afghanistan narrow 10-run victory over Ireland, despite a Gareth Delany's late assault and level the series with 1-1 in the second T20I.

Match Stats : 
  • Afghanistan's 10-run win was their sixth smallest victory by terms of runs in T20 international and It is their narrowest win against Ireland in T20Is, previous smallest win by 13-runs at Dubai (DICS) in 2010.
  • Afghanistan's 152 was their joint 12th highest score against Ireland in T20 international and It is their tenth highest total at Sharjah in T20Is.
  • 79 : Sediqullah Atal and Mohammad Nabi set up the record fifth-wicket partnership for Afghanistan against Ireland in T20 international, previously held by the 63-run stand between Samiullah Shinwari  and Najibullah Zadran at Greater Noida in 2020 and the Afghanistan's joint fourth highest fifth-wicket stand in T20Is, jointly 79-run stand held by between Asghar Afghan and Mohammad Nabi against Bangladesh at Mirpur in 2019.
  • 49 : Andy Balbirnie and Paul Stirling set up the seventh highest first-wicket partnership for Ireland against Afghanistan in T20Is.
  • Rashid Khan's 4 for 14 was his fifth best bowling performance for Afghanistan in T20 international and his third best-bowling-figures against Ireland in T20Is.
  • Ireland's 142 was their joint seventh lowest score in a completed innings against Afghanistan in T20 international and It is their second worst-total at Sharjah in T20Is after their 125 against Namibia in 2021.

Afghanistan scored 152-9 in 20 overs with top scorer by Mohammad Nabi hammered a 59 off 38-balls including 6-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 155.26.

Sediqullah Atal cracked a 35 off 32-balls including 2-fours & a six and Rashid Khan blasted a 25 off 12-balls.

Ireland best bowler by Mark Adair picked up 3-wickets for 27-runs in 4-overs, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy both took 2-wickets and one for Ben White.

Ireland scored 142-8 in 20 overs with top scorer by Andy Balbirnie struck 45 off 44-balls including 3-fours & 2-sixes.

Gareth Delany hammered a 39 off 18+balls including 4-sixes & 3-fours with strike rate of 216.66 and Paul Stirling hit 24 off 15-balls included 5-fours with strike rate of 160.

Afghanistan best bowler by Rashid Khan 4-14, Nangeyalia Kharote took 2-wickets and one for Mohammad Nabi - Fazalhaq Farooqi 

Rashid Khan named Player of the match for his all-round performance to claimed a 4-wickets for 14-runs in 4-overs after scoring a quick-fire 25 off 12-balls including 3-fours & a six with strike rate of 208.33.



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