Afghanistan vs Ireland: In the three ODI series of Afghanistan vs Ireland, the first is to take place today. The match starts at 10:30 AM GMT. The venue of the match is at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah. In the last five head to head records between these two teams, Afghanistan won three matches and lost two matches to Ireland.
In the last five matches, Ireland has lost all the matches and Afghanistan has registered two wins and three loss. The pitch conditions at Sharjah ground is good with small boundaries and the weather is moderate with 25-degree Celsius. The second ODI will be on December 7 and the third ODI will be on December 10. People can watch and enjoy the live match Afghanistan vs Ireland 1st ODI on UAE Sports Channel.
This ODI series will be their preparation for ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018 which is to be held in the next March in Zimbabwe. This determines the ninth and tenth team to take part in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 which will be held in the United Kingdom.
Afghanistan vs Irealnd Squads
Ireland (From): Paul Stirling, John Anderson, William Porterfield(c), Andrew Balbirnie, Stuart Poynter(w), Gary Wilson, Kevin O’Brien, George Dockrell, Barry McCarthy, Tim Murtagh, Peter Chase, Jacob Mulder, Boyd Rankin, Simi Singh
Afghanistan (From): Noor Ali Zadran, Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Stanikzai(c), Mohammad Nabi, Shafiqullah Shafiq(w), Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Dawlat Zadran, Zahir Khan, Najibullah Zadran, Shapoor Zadran, Mujeeb Zadran, Nasir Jamal, Ihsanullah Janat