February 22, 2019
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AFGH vs IRE Dream11 Team | Afghanistan vs Ireland 2nd T20I Match Prediction, Team News, Playing 11

By Akshay Singh

AFGH vs IRE Dream 11 Prediction | Afghanistan vs Ireland 2nd ODI  Preview | Who Will Win

The Afghani bowlers rattled past the Afghan batsmen to hand their side a record 10th win over Ireland in the shortest format of the game. Ireland will make their way into the next encounter in a quest to stay alive in the series, whereas Afghanistan will look to seal the series in the second game itself.

The story of the previous game

Ireland’s interim skipper Paul Stirling won the toss and decided to have a go with the bat first. His decision did not pay dividends as they were reduced to 52 for 4 in the first 9 overs.  Afghan spinners bowled some tight overs which did not lead the Irish batsmen to score freely and they could only manage 132 on the board for the loss of 6 wickets.

Afghan’s reply was led by Mohammad Nabi who got 49 to his name and was proficient with the ball as well taking 2 wickets. Najibullah Zadran was unbeaten on 40 as Afghanistan chased the target with 4 balls to spare and 5 wickets in the kitty.

Head To Head:

Played: 14

No Result: 01

Ireland won: 03

Afghanistan won: 10

Match Details

When – February 23, 06:30 PM IST

Where – Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Dehradun, Uttrakhand

AFGH vs IRE TEAM NEWS

  • There is an injury concern for Ireland as Stuart Thompson is doubtful after he pulled a hamstring in the last game.
  • One between James Shannon or Lorcan Tucker is expected to fill in his boots in the eleven.

AFGH vs IRE Squads

Ireland Squad:

  • Paul Stirling (c)
  • Stuart Thompson
  • Lorcan Tucker
  • Kevin O’Brien
  • Stuart Poynter
  • Harry Tector
  • George Dockrell
  • Shane Getkate
  • Boyd Rankin
  • James Shannon
  • Simi Singh
  • Andrew Balbirnie
  • Peter Chase
  • Josh Little
  • Andrew McBrine

Afghanistan Squad:

  • Asghar Afghan(c)
  • Mohammad Nabi
  • Shafiqullah Shafiq
  • Rashid Khan
  • Farid Malik
  • Hazratullah Zazai
  • Samiullah Shenwari
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman
  • Usman Ghani
  • Sayed Shirzad
  • Najibullah Zadran
  • Karim Janat
  • Najeeb Tarakai
  • Zahir Khan
  • Sharafuddin Ashraf
  • Ziaur Rahman

AFGH vs IRE Playing 11 (Probable)

Ireland

Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Simi Singh, Shane Getkate, Peter Chase, Kevin O Brien, Stuart Poynter, Andrew Balbirnie, Boyd Rankin, George Dockrell, Joshua Little

Afghanistan

Hazratullah Zazai, Shafiqullah Shafiq, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Najibullah Zadran, Asghar Afghan, Samiullah Shenwari, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Karim Janat

AFGH vs IRE Dream11 Fantasy Team

Captain/Vice-Captain Picks: Paul Stirling, H Zazai, Rashid Khan, George Dockrell, Mohammad Nabi.

Risky Picks

  • Stuart Thompson
  • U Ghani
  • Lorcan Tucker
  • Harry Tector
  • Zahir Khan

Note: Make AFGH vs IRE Dream11 Team as per your discretion from the squad listed in the article.

Akshay Singh

A retrospective individual who loves to impersonate for the readers with my writings

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