November 18, 2018
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Afghanistan crushes Ireland in the 3rd and final match to seal ODI series

By Khaama Press - Fri Aug 31 2018, 7:58 pm

The Afghanistan National Cricket Team defeated Ireland by eight wickets to seal the bilateral One Day International (ODI) series 2-1.

The Ireland National Cricket Team set a target of 125 runs for Afghanistan after they won the toss and elected to bat first.

The Irish team lost all their batsmen during the 36th over the game by scoring 124 runs only in the third and final match of the bilateral One Day International (ODI) series.

Rashid Khan took 3 wickets, Aftab Alam 2 wickets, Gulbadin Naib 2 wickets, Mohammad Nabi 2 wickets, and Asgahr Stanikzai 1 wicket to restrict the Irish team to 124 runs during the 36.1 over of the game.

The Afghan team managed to chase the given target by scoring 127 runs from 23.5 overs and by losing two wickets only.

ihsanullah Janat scored the highest runs on the batting side for Afghanistan by scoring 57 runs from 62, by hitting 2 sixes and 6 fours.

Other batsmen, Hashmatullah Shahidi scored 34 runs and Rahmat Shah 33 runs while Mohammad Shahzad scored 1 run only.

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