Afghanistan vs Ireland – On a wicket that is known to be helpful for the spinners, the Afghanistan bowlers ran riot as the Irish batsmen had no clue as to what they were up against. The millennial debutant Mujibur Zadran impressed everyone with his variations, Ireland need to apply themselves a lot better if they’re to mount a serious challenge in the series.
Afghanistan: Javed Ahmadi, Ihsanullah, Rahmat Shah, Nasir Jamal, Asghar Stanikzai (c), Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Shafiqullah (wk), Dawlat Zadran
Ireland: William Porterfield (c), Paul Stirling, Andy Balbirnie, Niall O’Brien (wk), Kevin O Brien, Simi Singh, Gary Wilson, Stuart Poynter, George Dockrell, Boyd Rankin, Tim Murtagh.
Rashid Khan (Captain Pick)