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The Afghanistan National Cricket secured their third consecutive win against Ireland to clinch the bilateral twenty Internationals (T20I) series 3-0.

Played in Dehradun city of India, the Ireland cricket team won the toss but elected to field first.

Afghanistan scored 210 runs by losing their 7 wickets from 20 overs with Mohammad Nabi scoring the highest runs on the batting side. He scored 81 runs from just 36 balls by hitting six fours and 7 sixes.

Other batsmen, Hazratullah Zazai scored 31 runs from 17 balls, Usman Ghani scored 13 runs from 9 balls, Najeeb Taraki scored 17 runs from 12 balls, Asghar Afghan scored 20 runs from 20 balls, Najibullah Zadran scored 12 runs from 8 balls, Shafiqullah scored 12 runs from 7 balls, Rashid Khan scored 7 runs from 7 balls, and Sharafuddin Ashraf 3 runs from 4 balls.

However, the Irish batsmen could not chase the given target and managed to score 178 runs by losing 8 wickets from 20 overs.

On the bowing side, Rashid Khan took 5 wickets and iaur Rahman 2 wickets to restrict the Irish batsmen to 178 runs. Mohammad Nabi was awarded the man of the match for his outstanding performance on the batting side for scoring 81 runs from 36 balls.


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    Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.