1st ODI - Afghanistan beat Ireland by 138 runs
Dec.5 (CRICKETNMORE) - Afghanistan thrashed Ireland by 138 runs in the first of three One-Day Internationals at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday night.
Put into bat first, Afghanistan post 238 for 9 in its 50 overs and later on bowled Ireland team 100 in 31.4 overs to go 1-0 up in the three-match series. For Afghanista, 16-year-old debutant off-spinner Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Zadran, was the chief architect of the victory. He took 4 for 24 in his 10 overs.
Afghanstan - 238/9 in 50 Overs (N Jamal - 53, R Shah - 50, Rashid Khan - 48, B Rankin - 4/44, Murtagh - 3/28)
Ireland - 100/10 in 31.4 Overs (Porterfield - 35, Mujeeb - 4/24, Rashid Khan - 3/28)
Player of the Match - Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Zadran
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