Afghanistan vs. Ireland: Third T20I Preview
Afghanistan vs. Ireland: Third T20I Preview

Afghanistan sealed another T20I series with a game to go by winning the match by 84 runs. Pitch has changed from slow-track to the batting paradise where 472 runs scored off 40 by combining both innings. The man with the bat Hazratullah Zazai who scored a 62-ball 162 and took Afghanistan to the highest ever total in a T20. Afghanistan would like a clean sweep this series with a win, and we can expect one change can be done Afghanistan in their playing 11 Sayed Shirzad can get a chance here to bowl in place of Fareed Malik.

Ireland started the chase like a bullet, while both opener Paul Stirling and Kevin O'Brien added 126 runs on the first wicket. After the wicket of O'Brien fell Ireland couldn't continue their run scoring momentum as usual they couldn't deal the Afghan spinner Rashid Khan in last few overs while ended up by losing the match by 84 runs. After the huge loss we can expect some changes in their playing 11 where James Shannon and Andy McBrine can come in the expense of Lorcan Tucker and George Dockrell.

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Wicket-keeper: Stuart Poynter (8.5 credits)

Poynter played a good knock at the end of the inning in last match where he got just seven balls to bat, while ended up by scoring 15 runs. Poynter batting at eighth position he gives stability and attacking options for Ireland at the end of the inning if the top-order fails to score. Again, he

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