Afghanistan vs Ireland 2017 Schedule, Fixtures and Squads

A complete Afghanistan vs Ireland 2017 schedule and squads are announced for India tour. Ireland and Afghanistan are set to meet in a bilateral three-match Twenty20 International series and five One-Day International fixture in India this March. All the eight matches to be played at The Greater Noida Cricket Stadium which also a home ground of Afghanistan cricket team. The tour will start with a first T20 match between Ireland and Afghanistan on March 8.

The T20 series will conclude on 12 March with third T20 game. The 5-match ODI series will start on 15th March while the 5th and final match of the series will be played on 24th March 2017. Both teams have played against each other in seven ODIs so far where Ireland won four and Afghanistan three.

Afghanistan vs Ireland 2017 Schedule, Fixtures and Squads

Ireland is currently placed 12th in the ICC ODI Rankings while Afghanistan is at 10th position. This is expected to be a great tour for the teams and results of the matches will also count towards qualification for the Cricket World Cup in 2019.

Afghanistan vs Ireland 2017 Schedule

T20Is Series:

1st T20: March 8, 2017 in Greater Noida Cricket Stadium, India

2nd T20: March 10, 2017 in Greater Noida Cricket Stadium, India

3rd T20: March 12, 2017 in Greater Noida Cricket Stadium, India

ODIs Series:

1st ODI: March 15, 2017 in Greater Noida Cricket Stadium, India

2nd ODI: March 17, 2017 Greater Noida Cricket Stadium, India

3rd ODI: March 19, 2017 in Greater Noida Cricket Stadium, India

4th ODI: March 22, 2017 in Greater Noida Cricket Stadium, India

5th ODI: March 24, 2017 in Greater Noida Cricket Stadium, India

ICC Intercontinental Cup:

5th Round: March 28-31 2017 in Greater Noida Cricket Stadium, India

Afghanistan vs Ireland 2017 Squads

Ireland T20I squad: William Porterfield(c), George Dockrell, Joshua Little, Jacob Mulder, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Kevin O’Brien, Boyd Rankin, Paul Stirling, Greg Thompson, Stuart Thompson, Lorcan Tucker, Gary Wilson, Craig Young,

Ireland ODI squad: William Porterfield(c), Andrew Balbirnie, George Dockrell, Ed Joyce, Jacob Mulder, Tim Murtagh, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien, Boyd Rankin, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Gary Wilson, Craig Young,

Afghanistan ODI Squad: Asghar Stanikzai(c), Mohammad Shahzad, Noor Ali Zadran, Ihsanullah Janat, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran, Dawlat Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Fareed Ahmad, Aftab Alam, Amir Hamza,

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