IRE vs AFG: The first T20I match of Afghanistan tour of Ireland, 2018 is scheduled today between Ireland and Afghanistan. The match will start at 3:00 PM GMT, 8:30 PM IST on August 20. The venue of the match is at Bready Cricket Club, Bready, Northern Ireland. This series Ireland vs Afghanistan comprises three T20Is and three ODI matches.
Rashid Khan is the young Afghanistan player who plays well in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018. The weather condition is cloudy and there expects rain today. This will be the practice match for both teams for the upcoming ICC World Cup. Hence in today’s match IRE vs AFG, it is predicted that Ireland will win the match against Afghanistan.
IRE vs AFG Live Updates
- Ireland won the toss and opted to bowl
- Match reduced to 18 over
- Toss delayed due to rain
IRE vs AFG Playing XI
Ireland Playing XI: Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, William Porterfield, Andrew Balbirnie, Simi Singh, Gary Wilson (c & wk), Kevin O Brien, George Dockrell, Tyrone Kane, Joshua Little, Peter Chase
Afghanistan Playing XI: Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Usman Ghani, Hazratullah Zazai, Asghar Stanikzai (c), Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Aftab Alam, Fareed Ahmad
IRE vs AFG Team Squads
Ireland team: Paul Stirling, James Shannon, Andrew Balbirnie, Simi Singh, Gary Wilson(w/c), Kevin O Brien, William Porterfield, Stuart Thompson, George Dockrell, Andy McBrine, Peter Chase, Boyd Rankin, David Delany, Joshua Little
Afghanistan team: Mohammad Shahzad(w), Usman Ghani, Asghar Stanikzai(c), Samiullah Shenwari, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Shafiqullah Shafiq, Rashid Khan, Gulbadin Naib, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Aftab Alam, Hazratullah Zazai, Mirwais Ashraf, Farid Malik