Afghanistan vs Ireland 1st ODI Highlights: Afghanistan Beat Ireland By Five Wickets

Updated: 28 February 2019 21:25 IST

Highlights: AFG Vs IRE 1st ODI: Afghanistan registered a 3-0 clean sweep against Ireland in the three-match T20I series.

Afghanistan vs Ireland 1st ODI Highlights: Afghanistan Beat Ireland By Five Wickets
Highlights, Afghanistan vs Ireland 1st ODI: Rashid Khan claimed a hat-trick in 3rd T20I. © Twitter

Gulbadin Naib starred with both bat and ball as Afghanistan outplayed Ireland by five wickets in the first one-day international on Thursday. Earlier, Rashid Khan claimed a hat-trick to power Afghanistan to a 3-0 series sweep over Ireland after their convincing 32-run victory in the third T20I on Sunday. Khan returned impressive figures of 5/27 to keep Ireland down to 178 for eight in their chase of 211 in the north Indian city of Dehradun. Mohammad Nabi hit 81 off 36 deliveries in Afghanistan's 210 for seven after being put into bat first on a ground where they posted a T20 international record of 278/3 in the previous match. Kevin O'Brien and Andy Balbirnie, who made 47, then put on a threatening 96-run second wicket stand to raise hopes of a successful chase but Khan hit back with his leg spin. Khan got O'Brien caught behind for 74 but it was the 18th over when the world's top T20 bowler became the first spinner in the format to take a hat-trick. (SCORECARD)

Highlights Updates Between AFG Vs IRE 1st ODI, straight from Dehradun.

  • 17:21 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Afghanistan openers Mohammad Shahzad (15*) and Hazratullah Zazai (4*) are watchful in their easy chase of 162 runs. The home team is 19 without loss after first five overs.
  • 16:19 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Dawlat Zadran and Mujeeb Ur Rahman claimed three wickets each as Afghanistan bowled out Ireland for 161 runs in 49.2 overs. Paul Stirling top-scored for Ireland with 89 runs.
  • 16:12 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Nice footwork by Paul Stirling. He comes down the track and times the shot well to get a boundary. It takes Ireland past 150.
  • 16:08 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Dawlat Zadran strikes again, traps Tim Murtagh LBW to give Ireland another jolt. Ireland are now 146/9 with three overs to go.
  • 16:06 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Second wicket for Dawlat Zadran. He traps Barry McCarthy LBW as Ireland lose their eighth batsman.
  • 16:04 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Rashid Khan strikes for the first time, removes George Dockrell for 37 to break a 76-run stand. Ireland are 145/7 in 45.4 overs.
  • 15:57 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    With five overs remaining in their innings, Ireland have finally got a rhythm they needed since beginning. Paul Stirling (77*) and George Dockrell (32*) have stitched an unbeaten stand of 70 runs for the seventh-wicket to lift Ireland after early wickets. Ireland are 139/6 in 45 overs.
  • 15:42 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Paul Stirling smashes third six of the innings, second off his willow, to take Ireland to 111/6 in 40.5 overs.
  • 15:36 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    George Dockrell lifts it up over the deep extra cover to get the maximum for his team. It takes Ireland to 98/6 in 38.1 overs.
  • 15:19 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Paul Stirling scores his 17th ODI half-century off 105 balls. He smashes a shortish delivery by Rahmat Shah towards deep cover to get a boundary. It takes Ireland to 84/6 in 34.4 overs.
  • 14:59 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Dawlat Zadran claims his first wicket in Stuart Poynter (7). He traps the Irish batsman LBW to break the crucial stand. Ireland are 69/6 in 30.2 overs.
  • 14:44 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Mohammad Nabi strikes for the first time, traps Simi Singh LBW for eight runs. Ireland are 55/5 in 25 overs. Now, Afghanistan will look to wrap up Ireland in Dehradun.
  • 14:36 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    50 runs comes up for Ireland in 23.4 overs. Paul Stirling deflects it to third man and takes a double to power Ireland past 50.
  • 14:25 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Rashid Khan concedes just one run in his first over. Simi Singh takes a quick single off the last ball to keep the strike. Ireland are 43/4 in 20 overs.
  • 14:10 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Gulbadin Naib claims his first wicket, removes Kevin O'Brien for 10. Captain Asghar Afghan takes an easy catch to end Kevin O'Brien's resistance. Ireland are 35/4 in 16.1 overs.
  • 13:57 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Impressive to end the over with a boundary. Kevin O'Brien makes the best out of a straight delivery from Gulbadin Naib, tucks it through the square leg for four. It takes Ireland to 29/3 in 13 overs.
  • 13:52 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Paul Stirling collects some quick runs for struggling Ireland. He drives a poor delivery from Mujeeb Ur Rahman elegantly towards mid-off for a boundary. It takes Ireland to 21/3 in 11.4 overs.
  • 13:47 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Afghanistan have taken complete control of the first ODI early on their adopted home ground in India. Ireland are 15/3 with Paul Stirling and Kevin O'Brien at the crease.
  • 13:40 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Mujeeb Ur Rahman concludes an impressive over. Two wickets and just runs from it. Ireland are 14/3 in eight overs.


  • 13:29 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Dawlat Zadran bowls a maiden over for Afghanistan. Ireland are 12/1 after six over in Dehradun.
  • 13:23 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Afghanistan bowlers have put their best foot forward in the series-opener so far. They dominated the first five overs and left Ireland struggling at 12 for one with Paul Stirling (10*) and Andrew Balbirnie (0*) in charge. 
  • 13:12 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Mujeeb Ur Rahman strikes early for Afghanistan, dismisses Ireland captain William Porterfield for 1.
  • 13:07 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
  • 13:03 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Paul Stirling and William Porterfield are out in the middle to start Ireland's proceedings. Dawlat Zadran to open the attack for Afghanistan.
  • 13:01 (IST)Feb 28, 2019
    Ireland have won the toss and opted to bat against Afghanistan in the first ODI.
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