AFG Vs IRE 2nd ODI: Rahmat Shah scores brilliant 100, Afghanistan beat Ireland by 7 Wickets

Afghanistan 260/3 in 45.2 Overs beat Ireland by 7 Wickets. : AFG Vs IRE 2nd ODI: Rahmat Shah (103*) played knock of his life as Afghanistan beat Ireland by 7 Wickets. Rahmat was sublime, and importantly converted his start into a big one. Shah’s knock of 103* came of just 109 balls. Hashmatullah Shahidi, brought into the XI today at the expense of an allrounder, showed the value of having a left-hander in the middle order, with a controlled innings himself. Shahidi scored 82.

Earlier Riding on Paul Stirling’s 128, Ireland scored 259/9 against Afghanistan in the second ODI of the three-match series. For Afghanistan, Naveen-ul-Haq was the standout performer having bagged four wickets, while Mujeeb Ur Rahman picked three wickets.

Afghanistan 260/3 in 45.2 Overs beat Ireland by 7 Wickets.

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK) lbw b Curtis Campher 31 26 3 2 119.23
Javed Ahmadi lbw b BJ McCarthy 16 24 2 0 66.66
Rahmat Shah Not out 103 109 10 2 94.49
Hashmatullah Shahidi c CA Young b Simi Singh 82 100 8 1 82.00
Asghar Afghan (C) Not out 21 13 1 2 161.53
Extra 7 (b 0, w 6, nb 0, lb 1)
Total 260/3 (45.2)
Yet To Bat Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Craig Young 8 1 45 0 5.62
Simi Singh 8.2 0 44 1 5.28
Barry McCarthy 7 0 59 1 8.42
Curtis Campher 4 0 28 1 7.00
Andy McBrine 10 0 48 0 4.80
Kevin O’Brien 3 0 13 0 4.33
Gareth Delany 5 0 22 0 4.40

 

Ireland Innings – 259/9 in 50 Overs

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Paul Stirling c Gulbadin Naib b Naveen-ul-Haq 128 132 12 4 96.96
Kevin O’Brien c Gulbadin Naib b Mujeeb Ur Rahman 1 2 0 0 50.00
Andrew Balbirnie (C) lbw b Mujeeb Ur Rahman 5 10 1 0 50.00
Harry Tector c Gulbadin Naib b Naveen-ul-Haq 24 58 0 0 41.37
Curtis Campher c Hashmatullah Shahidi b Rashid Khan 47 52 4 0 90.38
Lorcan Tucker (WK) c Mohammad Nabi b Mujeeb Ur Rahman 17 19 2 0 89.47
Gareth Delany Not out 12 13 0 0 92.30
Simi Singh c Rahmanullah Gurbaz b Naveen-ul-Haq 13 11 1 0 118.18
Andy McBrine b Naveen-ul-Haq 0 1 0 0 0.00
Barry McCarthy c Rashid Khan b Gulbadin Naib 0 1 0 0 0.00
Craig Young Not out 0 1 0 0 0.00
Extra 12 (b 3, w 6, nb 0, lb 3)
Total 259/9 (50)
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Naveen-ul-Haq 10 0 42 4 4.20
Mujeeb Ur Rahman 10 0 46 3 4.60
Gulbadin Naib 9 0 64 1 7.11
Mohammad Nabi 10 0 43 0 4.30
Javed Ahmadi 1 0 9 0 9.00
Rashid Khan 10 1 49 1 4.90