Full cricket score: Afghanistan vs Ireland, ICC World Cup qualifier 2018 Super Six: AFG beat IRE, seal WC spot
Get full cricket score of Afghanistan vs Ireland, ICC World Cup qualifiers 2018 Super Six, here. Afghanistan joined West Indies as the 10th team in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup as they defeated Ireland by five wickets.cricket Updated: Mar 23, 2018 20:23 IST
Paul Stirling top-scored with a 87-ball 55 but Ireland could only manage 209/7 in the ICC World Cup qualifier 2018 match in Harare on Friday. After Zimbabwe cricket team’s stunning loss to the United Arab Emirates, the game became a virtual shoot-out between Afghanistan cricket team and Ireland cricket team. Mohammad Shahzad’s fifty and some vital knocks from the middle order helped Afghanistan beat Ireland by five wickets to seal the last remaining spot in the ICC cricket World Cup in England and Wales from May 30-July 14 2019. Get full cricket score of Afghanistan vs Ireland, ICC World Cup qualifiers 2018 Super Six, here.
The UAE, who were out of World Cup contention last week after losing to Scotland, did a huge favour to Afghanistan and Ireland, when against all odds and expectations, they defeated Zimbabwe by three runs in the penultimate match of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 Super Six.
Afghanistan’s win has not only helped them qualify for the 2019 World Cup but they will play the West Indies in the final. With the match not ending in a tie, Zimbabwe’s hopes have been officially extinguished.
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First Published: Mar 23, 2018 10:41 IST