Eire Take 2-0 T20 Sequence Lead Over Afghanistan | Cricket Information

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Eire captain Andy Balbirnie© AFP

Eire took a 2-0 lead over Afghanistan in a best-of-five T20 collection after George Dockrell‘s 25 not out noticed the hosts dwelling for a five-wicket win in Belfast on Thursday. Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi selected to bat first after profitable the toss, however the vacationers left themselves an excessive amount of to do with the ball after posting simply 122-8 from their 20 overs. Hashmatullah Shahidi prime scored with 36 as Josh Little, Mark Adair, Curtis Campher and Gareth Delany every took two wickets.

Eire had misplaced eight successive T20 internationals previous to the collection opener on Tuesday, however seemed set to cruise dwelling due to captain Andy Balbirnie‘s 46.

Nonetheless, the lack of three wickets for 14 runs gave Afghanistan hope till Dockrell’s 19-ball cameo bought Eire over the road with an over to spare.

The hosts can seal the collection when the 2 sides meet once more on Friday within the Northern Irish capital.

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