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Afghanistan Beat Ireland in First ODI

Afghanistan Beat Ireland in First ODI

DEHRADUN – Afghanistan’s National Cricket Team beat Ireland by five wickets in the first of five one-day internationals in India.
Ireland won the toss of the opening match of bilateral series and chose to bat first.
The Irish batsmen managed to score 161 runs only by losing all their wickets during the 49th over of the game with Dawlat Zadran and Mujeeb Ur Rahman taking 3 wickets each on the bowling side for Afghanistan, while Gulbadin Naib took 2 wickets, and Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan taking 1 wicket each.
The Afghan team managed to chase the given target during the 41st over of the game by losing 5 wickets only with Mohammad Shahzad scoring 43runs, Hazratullah Zazai 25 runs, Rahmat Shah 22 runs, Hashmatullah Shahidi 9 runs, Gulbadin Naib 46 runs, Asghar Afghan 7 runs, and Najibullah Zadran 12 runs.
Gulbadin Naib was awarded the man of the match for his outstanding performance in batting and bowling departments.
(Sahar News)

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