Gulbadin Naib Led From Front As Afghanistan Victory Over Ireland

Gulbadin Naib Led From Front As Afghanistan Victory Over Ireland

Ireland have won the toss and elected to bowl first up against Afghanistan in the 2nd ODI of the series from Civil Service Cricket Club , Belfast.

In the first inning Afghanistan’s openers Noor Ali Zadran got out early after scored 5 runs but Mohammad Shahzad knocked century as he scored 101 runs off just faced 88 balls along with 16 fours.

Rahmat Shah was with half century off 62 runs and Hashmatullah Shahidi along with him Najibullah Zadran ending powerful knocked to get well runs on the scoreboard.

As  Hashmatullah scored 47 runs and Najibullah was amazing with his quick crunched 60 runs off 32 balls only including with 7, fours and 3, sixes.

Afghanistan posted 305 runs of total on the scoreboard with the lost of 7 wickets after played 20 overs.

In the runs chase Ireland’s openers James McCollum flopped as he scored 3 runs only but Paul Stirling was with half century off 50 runs.

Andrew Balbirnie and Gary Wilson tried themselves to get close to chase but have been succeed.

As  Balbirnie scored 20 runs and Gary Wilson scored 34 runs helped Ireland but could not finish the game as they were bowled out at the score of 179 runs with in 41.2 overs.

Gulbadin Naib was truly spectacular with his bowling figure off taken 6 wickets and conceded 43 runs in his 9.2 overs.

As Afghanistan bounce back in the game and beat to Ireland by 126 runs of huge margin and level the series by 1-1.


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