Ireland will be disappointed with their performance in this series so far especially with their batting performance. Now, Ireland will take on confident Afghanistan to save this series which certainly is on visitors side. Afghanistan are leading the five-match One-Day International series 2-1 after registering fourth ODI win by 79 runs.
Fixture: Ireland vs Afghanistan, 5th ODI Match/ IRE vs AFGH
Time/Date: 03:15 PM IST/ 09:45 AM GMT/ 10:45 AM Local/ 19 July
Venue: Civil Service Cricket Club Belfast
Ireland now faces do or die situation in fifth and final One-Day on Tuesday (19 July) because if they lose they will lose the series to Afghanistan. After first match was ruled out due to rain, next match was clinched by visitors but host came hard to win third ODI to level the series. However, loss of fourth game have raised a lot of concern in Ireland camp which needs to be answered quickly before it is too late.
Ireland have experienced head on their side likes of Kevin O’Brien, Ed Joyce and skipper William Porterfield who need to stand tall and deliver in last match to save this series. Bowlers are doing good job but batting failed to support their bowlers.
On the other hand, Afghanistan will look to finish series on high. They have outplayed host in all departments of cricket as they clinched fourth game by good margin of 79 runs. Despite posting a modest total of 229 runs on the board, bowlers did excellent job to restrict host to 150 runs.
Afghanistan victory in fourth One-Day International ensured they can’t lose the series however it is not easy to win series against wounded Ireland so they need to be focused and determined.
Result: Ireland won by 12 runs
Where to watch Afghanistan vs Ireland, 5th ODI Match Live?
TV Channels: Afghan TV
Online Streaming: Click Here for Live streaming online.
Live Score: Cricbuzz.com and ESPNcricinfo.com
What is the full squad of Ireland and Afghanistan for 5th ODI on 19 July?
Afghanistan Squad: Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Mirwais Ashraf, Gulbadin Naib, Dawlat Zadran, Mohammad Shahzad(w), Noor Ali Zadran, Javed Ahmadi, Asghar Stanikzai(c), Rahmat Shah, Mohammad Nabi, Hamid Hassan, Shapoor Zadran, Amir Hamza, Yamin Ahmadzai
Ireland Squad: William Porterfield(c), John Anderson, Ed Joyce, Mark Richard Adair, Peter Chase, Tyrone Kane, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Tim Murtagh, Kevin O’Brien, Stuart Poynter(w), Paul Stirling, Sean Terry, Gary Wilson
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