1st T20I, Afghanistan v Ireland Twenty20 Series in India 2019, 21 Feb 2019

Result
IRE
132/6
(20 ov)
AFG
136/5
(19.2 ov)

Afghanistan won by 5 wickets

Match Report
All-round Mohammad Nabi helps Afghanistan clinch first T20 over Ireland
Mohammad Nabi starred with both bat and ball as Afghanistan defeated Ireland by five wickets in the first T20I in Dehradun

Scorecard Summary

Ireland
|
1ST INNING
132/6
20.0
Afghanistan
|
2ND INNING
136/5
19.2
Seals it with a boundary back over mid off. A brilliant chase lead by Mohammad Nabi and Najibullah Zadran. Afghanistan were in all sorts of trouble until they came together and formed a match winning partnership. They go 1-0 in the series and if the remaining games are like this we are in for a treat.

19.2 - P Chase to M Nabi

Yorker, off stump on the front foot driving, well timed in the air under control past long off for 4 runs.
4

19.1 - P Chase to M Nabi

Yorker, off stump on the front foot driving, inside edge to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Singh.
0
Over
19
Runs Scored:
1 0 0 6 0 1

18.6 - B Rankin to M Nabi

Length ball, outside off stump backing away driving, bottom edge to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Poynter.
1

18.5 - B Rankin to M Nabi

Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Poynter.
0
Glorious shot over cover for six. Shot of the day.

18.4 - B Rankin to M Nabi

Half volley, outside off stump backing away driving, well timed in the air under control over deep extra cover for 6 runs.
6

18.3 - B Rankin to M Nabi

Half volley, outside off stump backing away driving, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Rankin, fielded by Getkate.
0

Match Detail

VenueRajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium - Dehradun
Series
Toss
Ireland won the toss and elected to bat.
Umpires
Izatullah Safi
Ahmed Pakteen
Match Referee
Javagal Srinath
TV Umpire
Bismillah Shinwari

Pitch Report

60 %
9 C
Flat
Cloudy