Ireland v Afghanistan
The rivalry between Ireland and Afghanistan has turned out to be quite a fierce one.
22 May 2020
One of Ireland’s newest crop of players, Harry Tector, may only be six months into his international career but he has a clear-eyed determination to drive his game forward, and had a memorable ‘front row seat’ for the last-ball Super Over finish in yesterday’s T20 International victory over Afghanistan.
11 March 2020
It was expected that Afghanistan would fold up the series with relative ease against Ireland, but the hosts gave the Afghans a glimmer of their ability in the first match, winning by a massive margin of 72 runs.
20 May 2019
A gritty batting display followed by an exceptional bowling performance by the Ireland men’s cricket team saw the home side convincing winners against Afghanistan in game one of the GS Holdings ODI Challenge at Stormont today.
19 May 2019
Afghanistan and Ireland last met only a couple of months back when Ireland flew to India for Afghanistan's home series.
18 May 2019
Tyrone Kane replaces the rested Josh Little in the 14-man international squad named today for the two-match one-day international series against Afghanistan.
16 May 2019
After bowling Ireland out for 172 in 60 overs, Afghanistan reached 90-2 in reply on day one of the one-off Test between five-day cricket’s newest sides, Afghanistan and Ireland.
15 March 2019
Afghanistan and Ireland are the newest teams to get Test status. While Ireland played their first match against Pakistan at home, Afghanistan competed against India.
14 March 2019
Tomorrow morning at 4.30am (GMT), the first ball will be bowled in the Ireland Men cricket team’s first-ever overseas Test match – and the anticipation for the occasion is not just contained to the fans.
14 March 2019
The trophy for the one-off Islamic Bank of Afghanistan Test match was unveiled at Dehradun today.
13 March 2019
The Afghanistan Cricket Board Selection Committee added chinaman bowler Zahir Khan Pakteen and medium fast bowler Sayed Ahmad Shirzad to Afghanistan’s Test squad for the upcoming only Test match against Ireland in Dehradun.
12 March 2019
Ireland’s spinners combined to restrict Afghanistan to 216-6 in the final ODI at Dehradun, before half-centuries from Paul Stirling and Andy Balbirnie ensured their side a share of the series’ spoils.
10 March 2019
Afghanistan beat Ireland by 109 runs in the fourth ODI to go 2-1 up in the series with one game to go.
8 March 2019
Afghanistan defeated Ireland by 109 runs in the fourth match of the Islamic Bank of Afghanistan ODI Cup to take a lead of 2-1 in the series.
8 March 2019
An amazing century by Andy Balbirnie helped Ireland level the series against Afghanistan in the third match of the Islamic Bank of Afghanistan ODI Cup in Dehradun.
5 March 2019
The second ODI of the Islamic Bank of Afghanistan ODI Cup was called off due to continuous rain in Dehradun.
2 March 2019
As expected, Afghanistan began the ODI series with a win over Ireland and the trend is expected to continue in the coming matches.
1 March 2019
Ireland won the toss and decided to bat against Afghanistan in the first T20I at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun today.
21 February 2019
Ireland T20I Captain Paul Stirling participated in a press conference ahead of the three-match T20 International series to be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in India.
20 February 2019
Simi Singh, Ireland’s spin-bowling all-rounder, has spent a busy four months in India training - and working on a new “surprise” weapon, but is now keen to get back into competitive international cricket and eyeing the possibility of fulfilling a childhood dream.
8 February 2019