Ireland vs Afghanistan: Squads, Schedule, Live Streaming, Broadcasters and All you need to know

All the games will take place at Stormont in Belfast.

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Ireland will host Afghanistan for a five-match T20I series starting from the 9th of August. With the T20 World Cup 2022 coming up in two months’ time, both teams will know the importance of the upcoming series and the players will be looking to regain their form.

Ireland have lost all their last three home T20I series starting with a 0-2 loss to India. followed by a whitewash at the hands of New Zealand in both the ODI series and T20I series. The latest defeat was the 0-2 loss to South Africa in a two-match T20I series. However, they have been putting up some good performances with the bat and a lot more will be expected from them.

On the other hand, Afghanistan are playing their first series after whitewashing Zimbabwe in June in both T20Is and ODIs. The skipper Mohammad Nabi has got immense experience in the format and he will fancy his side to win the series against Ireland given their improved performances around the world.

Here’s all you need to know about Ireland vs Afghanistan

Squads:

Ireland

Andrew Balbirnie (captain), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Stephen Doheny, Fionn Hand, Josh Little, Andrew McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, and Craig Young

Afghanistan

Mohammad Nabi (capt), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Darwish Rasooli, Najibullah Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Afsar Zazai, Karim Janat, Azmatullah Omarzai, Noor Ahmed, Sharfuddin Ashraf, Rashid Khan, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Farid Ahmed Malik, Naveen ul Haq

Schedule

Ireland vs Afghanistan- 1st T20I

9th of August, Tuesday:

Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast

Ireland vs Afghanistan- 2nd T20I

11th of August, Thursday:

Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast

Ireland vs Afghanistan- 3rd T20I

12th of August, Friday:

Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast

Ireland vs Afghanistan- 4th T20I

15th of August, Monday:

Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast

Ireland vs Afghanistan- 5th T20I

17th of August, Wednesday:

Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast

Live Streaming and Broadcasting details

The Ireland vs Afghanistan five-match T20I series will be live streamed on the FanCode app and the FanCode website.