Afghanistan vs Ireland 3rd T20I 2024 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Afghanistan vs Ireland 3rd T20I 2024 - Afghanistan - Ireland tour of United Arab Emirates (UAE) 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 3rd T20I match played between Ireland and Afghanistan at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah in 18th March 2024.

Afghanistan vs Ireland 3rd T20I 2024 Highlights
Ibrahim Zadran celebrates his half-century © ACB

A career-best superb unbeaten 72 by Ibrahim Zadran before Azmatullah Omarzai's career-best 4 for 9 and Naveen-ul-Haq's three-wicket haul gives Afghanistan comfortable 57-run victory over Ireland and clinch the three-match series with 2-1 in a one-sided game of the third & final T20I.

Match Stats : 
  • Afghanistan's 57-run win was their tenth largest victory by terms of runs in T20 international and It is their third biggest win against Ireland in T20Is.
  • Afghanistan's 155 was their 12th highest score against Ireland in T20 international and It is their joint ninth highest total at Sharjah in T20Is.
  • 54 : Ibrahim Zadran and Mohammad Ishaq set up the record fourth-wicket partnership for Afghanistan against Ireland in T20 international, previously held by the 40-run stand between Asghar Afgan and Mohammad Nabi at Dehradun in 2019 and the Afghanistan's ninth highest fourth-wicket stand in T20Is.
  • Azmatullah Omarzai's 4 for 9 was the joint sixth best bowling figures for Afghanistan in T20 international, jointly with Rashid Khan and the third best-bowling-figures by an Afghanistan bowler against Ireland in T20Is.
  • Ibrahim Zadran's unbeaten 72 was his highest score for Afghanistan in T20 international and the joint ninth highest-score by an Afghanistan batsman against Ireland in T20Is, jointly with Mohammad Shahzad.
  • Ireland's 98 was their seventh lowest score in a completed innings in T20 international, It is their third worst-total against Afghanistan in T20Is and It is their lowest-score at Sharjah in T20Is, previous lowest-score was 125 against Namibia in 2021.

Afghanistan scored 155-7 in 20 overs with top scorer by Ibrahim Zadran hammered a unbeaten 72 off 51-balls, Mohammad Ishaq hit 27 off 22-balls including 3-fours and Sediqullah Atal scored a run-a-ball 19-runs included two sixes.

Ireland best bowler by Gareth Delany, Curtis Campher, Josh Little, Ben White, Barry McCarthy and Mark Adair each took one-wickets.

Ireland bundled out for 98 in 17.2 overs with top scorer by Curtis Campher cracked a 28 off 23-balls including 3-fours & a six.

Gareth Delany hit 21 off 19-balls including 2-sixes and Harry Tector scored 16 off 21-balls included 3-fours.

Afghanistan best bowler by Azmatullah Omarzai claimed a career-best 4-wickets for 9-runs in 4-overs with economy rate of 2.25, Naveen-ul-Haq picked up 3-wickets for 10-runs in 2.2-overs, Rashid Khan, Fazalhaq Farooqi and Nangeyalia Kharote each took one-wickets.

Ibrahim Zadran named Player of the match for his superb batting performance to smashed a career-best unbeaten 72 off 51-balls including 5-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 141.17.

Rashid Khan earned player of the series for claiming 8 wickets in the three-match series.



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