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Afghanistan clinch ODI series against Ireland 2-1

Afghanistan clinch ODI series against Ireland 2-1

Aug 31, 2018 - 20:29

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Afghanistaninfo-icon clinched the ODI series against Ireland 2-1 on Friday, defeating the hosts by eight wickets in a one-sided affair at Stormont with over 26 overs to spare.

Batting first, the hosts were dismissed for just 124 as Rashid Khan took 3-18 and opener Ihsanullah Janat hit an unbeaten 57 as the tourists cruised to 127-2.

Aftab Alam took two wickets and conceded 22 runs while Mohammed Nabi and Gulbadin Naib also shared two wickets each.

Janat and Rahmat Shah Zurmatai added 50 runs to the side.  Hashmatullah Shahidi (34*) and Janat, who smacked two sixes, steered Afghanistan to an impressive win to follow up their 2-0 victory in last week's T20 series at Bready.



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