Afghanistan, Ireland and Scotland meet in a One-Day International tri-series in Dubai and Abu Dhabi that all three teams will use as preparation for the Cricket World Cup 2015.
Ireland and Scotland suffered the first ever One-Day International abandonment in the United Arab Emirates due to rain as the ODI tri-series came to a damp closure in Dubai.
Afghanistan bounced back from their crushing defeat at the hands of Scotland to beat Ireland by 71 runs in game five of the Associates One-Day International tri-series in Dubai.
Josh Davey scored a half-century and then took six wickets as Scotland bowled out Afghanistan for 63 on their way to a crushing 150-run win in the fourth match of the Associates One-Day International tri-series in Abu Dhabi.
Niall O'Brien struck an unbeaten half-century to steer Ireland to a three-wicket win over Scotland in game three of the Associates One-Day International tri-series in Dubai.
Andrew Balbirnie and Alex Cusack put on an unbroken 52-run stand for the eighth wicket to guide Ireland to a three-wicket win over Afghanistan in the Associates tri-series in Dubai.
Afghanistan won the opening game of the Associates One-Day International tri-series in Dubai as they handed Scotland an eight-wicket defeat.
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has appointed former Canada head coach Andy Pick as its new national bowling coach.
Ireland have named a 15-man squad for a series of One-Day Internationals against Afghanistan and Scotland in January that will help them further prepare for the Cricket World Cup 2015.