AFGHANISTAN V IRELAND IN INDIA, 2019
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Ireland 172, 45/2 (18.5 Ovs)
James McCollum 7 (8)
Day 3: 1st Session – Ireland trail by 97 runs
Rashid Khan is going to be a big threat for the Irish to deal with © Getty
Here’s live. Here’s yesterday. And here’s some well-meaning advice for his men, courtesy Stuart Thompson.
The first signs coming in from the pitch report is that of the pitch breaking up, but Ed Rainsford, who’s doing it officially says “there’s no reason why you can’t 300 on this pitch if you apply yourselves.” Yea, just what
Hey, hey. Well yesterday was a bad overdose of inexperience. We may never have seen 1877, but 2019 is a good enough illustration of why it’s needed 157 years for Test cricket to get where it has. So when Afghanistan were bossing around, Ireland were clueless, letting them have their fun. And then when the collapse started, Afghanistan were clueless, letting spin rip through. Factor this now – A current deficit of 120, the captain edged out and all forms of spin to deal with on what should soon turn into a crumbler. Surely not what European dreams are made of ..