Afghanistan vs Ireland 1st ODI Live Streaming: Cricket Live Score, Match Preview – AFG vs IRE – 10th July 2016: Afghanistan’s two ODI tour to Scotland just went out in rain. The Afghanistan only had enough time to just open their batsman’s arms and test their batting skills which went quite good for them. Whereas Scotland could not even get a chance to reach on the pitch to bat. Thus washing away all their hopes with this series and nothing fruitful comes out for them.
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Afghanistan is now set for their next 5 ODI series from 10 July to 19 July with Ireland in Ireland. It will be the first ever 5 match ODI series of Ireland. Playing in Afghanistan will not be a safe spot to play. Thus Ireland is the best safe option. Ireland has a busy schedule for host so many games this summer which will keep the crowd busy with cricket.
Ireland is also set to host a series of 2 matches with Sri Lanka and Pakistan in this summer and are scheduled to visit Australia and South Africa for ODI match in this September.
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John Bracewell the Ireland’s head cricket coach was in a state of rejoicing after they got this all set fixture including a lot of games with a lot of different teams which really help them to improve their international cricket experience and development.
The more they got to play in different conditions the more they will learn and more they will develop as a cricket nation. On this series, he said that this 5 match ODI will be tough and fiercely competitive.
He also added that they have a good previous history of cricket and them have really developed as a strong cricket team. Their performance in the T20 world cup and ODI series have proved that. They had beaten the eventual winner West Indies in the T20 world cup. Which is a great achievement for them too and Ireland players will be benefited by this series.
The Ireland’s cricket director Richard Holdsworth also mention that they will have a reciprocal series with Afghanistan in 2017 also in their new “Home” ground Greater Noida, near Delhi.
The fixture for this 5 match ODI series will go like this:
1st match – 10 July 2016 – 10:45 local (9:45 GMT | 15:15 IST)
2nd match – 12 July 2016 – 10:45 local (9:45 GMT | 15:15 IST)
3rd match – 14 July 2016 – 10:45 local (9:45 GMT | 15:15 IST)
4th match – 17 July 2016 – 10:45 local (9:45 GMT | 15:15 IST)
5th match – 19 July 2016 – 10:45 local (9:45 GMT | 15:15 IST)
The venue for all these matches is Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast.
Pitch and weather conditions:
from 2010, 6 out of 7 matches have been won by the team batting second. The pitch has neutral for both the batsmen and bowlers. Skills and preparedness will do the much favor. It has been almost a year since the last match is played on the pitch. Thus the pitch report on the match day will be crucial to note. Weather will be cold about 18 deg and light rain is expected to come, but won’t be disturbing match timings as per the forecast.
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Afghanistan’s squad: Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Mirwais Ashraf, Gulbadin Naib, Dawlat Zadran, Mohammad Shahzad, Noor Ali Zadran, Javed Ahmadi, Asghar Stanikzai(c), Rahmat Shah, Mohammad Nabi, Hamid Hassan, Shapoor Zadran, Amir Hamza, Yamin Ahmadzai.
The batsmen Mohammad Shahzad, Rahmat Shah, Najibullah Zadran has done great with the bat. Which positioned Afghanistan in a strong batting position. Which is a good news for the Afghanistan side but their bowlers could not get the opportunity to open their arms?
Ireland’s Squad:William Porterfield(c), George Dockrell (replaces Mark Adair), John Anderson, Peter Chase, Ed Joyce, Tyrone Kane, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Tim Murtagh, Kevin O’Brien, Stuart Poynter, Paul Stirling, Sean Terry, Gary Wilson