Afghanistan Who hold nerve to beat Ireland by 5 Wickets in the Super Six Match-9 of Cricket World cup Qualifier and with this Win they reach Cricket World Cup 2019.
Lost of frustration for the Team Ireland as they will not participating next years world cup and this is the first time they miss the Cricket world cup since 2003.
Top Two teams of the Cricket world cup qualifier 2018 fly to england and wales for the next summer tournament of Cricket world cup 2019.
Both sides Ireland and Afghanistan were given the opportunity to claim a top-two spot by virtue of Zimbabwe’s shock defeat earlier against the UAE on Thursday, and Ireland’s superior NRR over Afghanistan meant they would progress in the event if match was washout.
On that Match Ireland skipper William Porterfield won the toss and elect to bat first. For the first wickets captain porterfield and paul stirling made a watch full starts and made 53 run opening stand. After fall of wickets of porterfield on 20 from 45 balls Andrew balbirnie will be scored 11 run in 34 deliveries but loss his wickets on afghanistan prime leg greak bowler rashid khan.
Stirling scored 13th ODI fifty they made a good partnership with Wicket keeper batsman Niall o’Brian.
Kevin O’Brian also make good contribution with bat with scoring 41 in 37 balls with help of three fours and a six. In the End team only manage to score 209/7.
In reply Mohammad Shahzad and Gulbadin Naib Made 86 run opening stand and that will bring the hope for afghanistan to reach in the World cup 2019.
At the end of the 44th over, Afghanistan were left needing more than a run a ball but the captain, Asghar Stanikzai (39 not out).