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AFG vs IRE 1st ODI Results

Results
1st ODI, Sharjah, March 07, 2024, Afghanistan and Ireland tour of UAE, 2024
Afghanistan beat Ireland by 35 runs
Afghanistan310/5 (50.0 overs)
Ireland275/8 (50.0 overs)
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Afghanistan vs Ireland Commentary

8:02 PM IST Right then, that is it from the game. Afghanistan have taken a 1-0 lead in this ODI series. The action continues as the second game will be played on Saturday, the 9th of March. The game will begin at 5 pm IST (11.30 am GMT). Do join us for the early build up as well. Until then, take care, and cheers!
8:00 PM IST Hashmatullah Shahidi, the skipper of Afghanistan, says that he is happy with my team's performance. He adds that they played really well out there and they had to do something special. He says that Fazal bowled well with the new ball and Ibrahim and Gurbaz were amazing with the bat. Ends by saying that they will hope they carry on with the winning momentum.
7:57 PM IST Paul Stirling, the skipper of Ireland, says that Afghanistan are the deserving winner, as they played better than them. He adds that the toss was the factor and Harry Tector has been superb with the bat. Ends by saying that they will turn the tables at the end of the series.
7:54 PM IST Rahmanullah Gurbaz is the Player of the Match. He says that he is happy with the win. Says that they all played well and he always loved batting with Ibrahim. Says that the wicket was not easy at start but they did well in the end. Credits the bowlers for their effort and he feels excited about his hundred.
7:50 PM IST Time for the presentations...
7:49 PM IST Mohammad Nabi is in for a chat. He says that the wicket was good and there was dew as well. Adds that they bowled tight lines and lengths and got their rewards. Says that Gurbaz played well and showed his class. Ends by saying that hitting is going well and he hopes to do well in the coming games as well.
7:46 PM IST Earlier in the game, Afghanistan scored 310 runs for the loss of 5 wickets. Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran had a strong opening partnership of 150 runs. Gurbaz scored 121 runs while Zadran scored 60 runs. Hashmatullah Shahidi and Mohammad Nabi also contributed with quick runs. Theo van Woerkom took 3 wickets for Ireland, while Graham Hume and Craig Young took one wicket each.
7:44 PM IST Ireland were off to a shaky start as their top order collapsed early on. However, Tucker and Tector formed a strong partnership, with Tucker playing aggressively and Tector anchoring the innings. Tector scored a century but Ireland fell short of the target by 35 runs. Lorcan Tucker was dismissed for 85 while Harry Tector fell after scoring 138.
7:37 PM IST A convincing win for Afghanistan in the first ODI! Afghanistan were excellent with the ball with Farooqi and Omarzai proving to be formidable bowlers. They were the standout bowlers, with Farooqi taking 4 wickets and Omarzai taking 2. They had a slight hiccup, breaking the Harry Tector-Lorcan Tucker partnership, which went on for 173 runs! Once that was broken, they gained their momentum back.
End of over 506 runs
IRE: 275/8CRR: 5.50
Ball
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49.6

Gulbadin Naib to Graham Hume, 1 run

Slower one, on off, Graham Hume toe ends it towards mid on for one. Afghanistan beat Ireland by 35 runs!

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49.5

Gulbadin Naib to Theo van Woerkom, 1 run

Lands it down leg as this goes off Theo van Woerkom's pads towards the leg side. They cross for a leg bye.

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49.4

Gulbadin Naib to Theo van Woerkom, 2 runs

Bowls it on off, Theo van Woerkom flicks it to deep mid-wicket for a brace.

AFG vs IRE Venue Details

Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
PitchBatting friendly
Matches Won
Batting First132 Won (53.23%)
Bowling First114 Won (46.77%)
Temperature, 20.13C, Clear
Humidity - 77%Wind Speed 1.54 meter/sec
  • 225Average 1st Innings
  • 192Average 2nd Innings
  • 63.74%PACEPercentage of wickets takes by pacers
  • 36.26%SPINPercentage of wickets takes by spinners
  • 364-7By Pakistan vs New Zealand Highest Total
  • 54-10By Sri Lanka vs India Lowest Total
  • 189 Runs Sanath JayasuriyaHighest Individual Score
  • 7/30Muttiah MuralitharanBest Bowling Figures
Reviews Remaining:AFG - 2 of 2, IRE - 2 of 2

Score Statistics

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Match Details

Venue
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Toss
Ireland, elected to field
Series
Afghanistan and Ireland in UAE, 3 ODI Series, 2024
Series Period
07 Mar 2024 - 12 Mar 2024
Match Day
07 Mar 2024 - D/N (20 - over match)
Umpires
Ahmed Shah Durrani (AFG), Paul Reiffel (AUS) and Ahmed Shah Pakteen (AFG)
Match Referee
David Boon (AUS)