Afghanistan vs Ireland 5th ODI Live Streaming Info: Cricket Live Score, Match Preview – AFG vs IRE – 19th July 2016: We come to the end of the exciting series of 5 ODI matches between Ireland and Afghanistan with both the teams giving their hundred percent it has become a great series to watch for the cricket fans all over the world.
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It’s surely going to be a great encounter when these two teams meet for the last time in this series in the 5th ODI at the Civil Service Cricket Club, Belfast on Thursday. Ireland lost the last match by 79 runs under a lot of controversies because the Ireland opener Ed Joyce who was in great for was given run out and after his wicket on Ireland batsman was able to stand against the Afghanistan bowling attack and they lost the match by 79 runs.
Both the teams have played really well in this series and the Afghanistan team has made sure that they will not lose the series from here and the hosts Ireland will have to win this match if they do not want to lose the series.
Ireland struggled a lot in the fielding department in the last match so it will be very important for them to field well in this last match because it is their last chance and if they lose this match they will be losing the series on their own soil and their players will surely lose a lot of confidence.
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A lot depends on the experienced players of the Ireland team like Kevin O’Brien, Ed Joyce and their captain William Porterfield if these players play well in this last match then nobody can stop Ireland from winning this last match of the series.
The Ireland team will surely be looking to take revenge for the loss that they suffered in the 4th ODI and this will be their last chance to take the revenge so they will surely try to make the best out of this chance. Ireland bowled very well in the last match and they managed to restrict the Afghanistan team on the score of 229 but their batting performance was not up to the mark at all they managed to make only 150 runs which disappointed the crowd a lot.
So, the Ireland team will be looking to give the crowd something to cheer about by winning this final match of the series and levelling the series. Afghanistan team batted very well and they showed that they are not only dependent on their inform players but their young players can also make a mark as did their U-19 player Rashid Khan with his all-round performance with the bat.
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And the ball as he managed to score his maiden ODI 50 and got to 60 runs off just 44 balls he was helped by the Ireland fielders as well because he was dropped twice first when he was on 17 and then when he was on 34, he also managed to get 4 wickets which stole the show and all eyes were on him and will be looking to perform well for his team again in the last match as well.
The match is going to be played at the Civil Service Cricket Club, Belfast. The pitch is expected to help both the batsmen as well as the bowlers and a score around 200 is expected. There are not many chances of rain but you never know about the weather so let’s hope for the best so that we can see this exciting game.
The possible XI for Afghanistan will be- Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Noor Ali Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Samiullah Shenwari, Asghar Stanikzai (c), Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Mirwais Ashraf, Yamin Ahmadzai.
The possible XI for Ireland will be- William Porterfield (c), Ed Joyce, Sean Terry, Stuart Poynter (wk), Kevin O’Brien, Paul Stirling, Gary Wilson, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Tim Murtagh, Peter Chase.