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AFG278/3(20.0ov)IRE194/6(20.0ov)

Afghanistan beat Ireland by 84 runs
PLAYER OF THE MATCH
Hazratullah Zazai

19.6Janat to Singh

0
Full and outside off, Simi looks to flick but misses and is hit on the pads. That is the end of the game. AFGHANISTAN WIN BY 84 RUNS.

19.5Janat to Poynter

1
Outside off, punched down to long on for a run.

19.4Janat to Poynter

4
FOUR! Off the edge. 7 needed in 2 for that 200. On a good length outside off, Poynter looks to steer it to third man but is squared up. The ball goes off the outside edge past short third man for a boundary.

19.3Janat to Poynter

6
SIX! Full length delivery outside off, Poynter clears his front foot and sends it over the long off fence for a maximum.

19.2Janat to Singh

1
Short of a length delivery, Singh pulls it towards the keeper where he dives to collect but fumbles. It goes towards fine leg. The batsmen take a run.

19.1Janat to Poynter

1
Short and outside off, Poynter makes room and cuts it through point for a run.

18.6Nabi to Singh

0
Bowls full on off, Singh plays it back towards the bowler.

18.5Nabi to Poynter

1
Full again on off, Poynter drives it through wide mid off for a run.

18.4Nabi to Singh

1
Full on middle, Singh drives it through mid on for a run.

18.3Nabi to Singh

6
SIX! This is huge. Once again Nabi bowls it short but this time he is punished. Singh sees the length early and rocks onto his back foot and sends this over the mid-wicket fence for a biggie.

18.2Nabi to Poynter

1
Once again off spinner which is bowled short, Poynter looks to pull but gets an inside edge onto the pad. The ball goes towards the off side and they take a single.

18.1Nabi to Singh

1
Shorter around off, Singh punches it towards long on for a single.

17.6Khan to Singh

1
Flighted delivery on middle, Singh sweeps it towards square leg for a run.

17.5Khan to Singh

4
FOUR! Full and way outside leg, Simi gets down and paddles it past short fine leg for a boundary!

17.4Khan to Singh

0
Floated on middle, Singh plays it towards the leg side for a run.

17.3Khan to Poynter

1
Tossed up on off, Poynter looks to play a reverse sweep but it goes off the glove towards third man for a run.

17.2Khan to Getkate

W
OUT!!! LBW. Quicker and straight from Rashid, Getkate looks to hit it on the off side. He expects the ball to turn but it does not and the ball strikes him on his front pad. Rashid thinks he has got the batsman and the umpire agrees with him and raises the dreaded finger. He gets his fourth of the match and once again proves to be a thorn like so many times in the past.

17.1Khan to Singh

1
Floated on middle, Getkate sweeps it towards fine leg for a run.

16.6Shinwari to Getkate

6
SIX! The use of the long handle continues. Full and around middle, Getkate reaches out and sends the ball sailing over long on. There is Mohammad Nabi stationed at the ropes but he can only watch the ball sail over.

16.5Shinwari to Singh

1
Tossed up on middle and leg, Singh nudges it towards the leg side for a run.

16.4Shinwari to Getkate

1
Short delivery on middle, Getkate pulls it over mid-wicket. It fell short of the deep mid-wicket fielder. The batsmen take a run.

16.3Shinwari to Singh

1
Full on off, Singh drives it towards mid on for a run.

16.2Shinwari to Getkate

1
Short delivery on middle, Getkate pulls it over mid on for a run.

16.1Shinwari to Getkate

4
FOUR! Clean strike. Full and outside off, Getkate backs away and smashes it straight back over the bowler. The umpire checks it upstairs whether it is a four or a six and replays show that the ball bounced just inside the ropes.

15.6Khan to Dockrell

W
OUT! Bowled. Rashid gets his third. Quicker delivery on middle and off, Dockrell looks to hit it on the off side but he gets beaten by the pace and the ball hits the off pole. Ireland crumbling like a cookie here.

15.5Khan to Getkate

1
Once again Rashid lands it short outside off, Getkate punches it towards cover and gets a single. 150 up for Ireland. Too little too late though.

15.4Khan to Getkate

0
Rashid comes back stronger. Googly this time from Khan. He bowls it short, Getkate looks to pull it but misreads the spin and the ball hits him on his thigh pad. The bowler and keeper put in an appeal but the umpire is not interested.It looked like it is going down the leg side.

15.3Khan to Getkate

6
SIX! Wrong 'un gone wrong. He bowls it full on middle and leg, Getkate heaves it over the mid-wicket fence for a biggie. Ireland are not going down without a fight here.

15.2Khan to Tucker

W
OUT! Caught! The wickets are falling like ninepins now. Full and on middle and off, Tucker comes down the track and looks to go aerial but gets more height than distance. Simple catch for Mohammad Nabi at long off.

15.1Khan to Getkate

1
On middle and leg, flicked away for a single.

14.7Janat to Tucker

0
Full and outside off, driven straight to mid off.

14.6Janat to Tucker

WD
WIDE. That is a harsh call. Full and outside off, Tucker reaches out to drive but misses.

14.5Janat to Getkate

1
Full toss outside off, hit right through the legs of the bowler down to long off for a single.

14.4Janat to Getkate

0
Full and outside off, driven straight to cover.

14.3Janat to Getkate

0
Outside off, punched straight to cover.

14.2Janat to Tucker

1
Outside off, eased through the covers for a single.

14.1Janat to Tucker

0
Full and outside off, Tucker gets a long way across to flick but misses and is hit on the pads.

13.7Rahman to Tucker

1
Floated on middle, Tucker plays a reverse sweep towards short third man.

13.6Rahman to Tucker

WD
WIDE! Bowls it down the leg side, Tucker leaves it alone.

13.5Rahman to Getkate

1
Tossed up on off, Getkate plays it towards point for a single.

13.4Rahman to Getkate

2
Flighted delivery on middle, Getkate flicks it towards mid-wicket. Two runs taken.

13.3Rahman to Getkate

0
Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.

13.2Rahman to Getkate

0
BEATEN! Beautifully bowled by Mujeeb. Floated on off, Getkate looks to defend but gets beaten due to the turn on this one.

13.1Rahman to Tucker

W
13.1: Ur Rahman to L Tucker,OUT! Caught Mujeeb strikes this time. When you're chasing 279 you cannot take your time you have to attack all the bowlers.

12.6Khan to Balbirnie

W
OUT! Bowled. Rashid strikes again just like he does on most of the occasions. Quicker one from Rashid, it does not spin and goes straight. Balbirnie makes the same mistake like many batsman have done in the past. He looks to play it on his back foot and he misses. The ball goes onto hit the middle stump. Rashid Khan is up on his celebration.