Ireland vs Afghanistan: 3rd T20I abandoned due to wet outfield; Afghanistan clinch series 2-0"Due to heavy overnight rain, and a waterlogged, unsafe pitch the match officials have called today's game off. Thank you for your patience but unfortunately, the match has been abandoned," Cricket Ireland said on Twitter. (SCORECARD)
MATCH UPDATE: Due to heavy overnight rain, and a waterlogged, unsafe pitch the match officials have called today's game off. Thank you for your patience but unfortunately the match has been abandoned. #BackingGreen #IREvAFG— Cricket Ireland (@Irelandcricket) August 24, 2018
IRELAND VS AFGHANISTAN 3RD T20I HIGHLIGHTS FROM NORTHERN IRELAND:
The toss has been delayed due to wet outfield.
UPDATE from @BreadyCC : the umpires are going to inspect the pitch and conditions at 3.30pm. Heavy overnight showers, and periodic showers today have left a very wet outfield. We will update you as soon as we know more. #BackingGreen pic.twitter.com/8keLiTGKJ3— Cricket Ireland (@Irelandcricket) August 24, 2018
The squads are as follows:
Ireland: Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, William Porterfield, Andrew Balbirnie, Gary Wilson (w/c), Kevin O Brien, Simi Singh, George Dockrell, Joshua Little, Boyd Rankin, Peter Chase, David Delany, Andy McBrine, James Shannon, Tyrone Kane
Afghanistan: Mohammad Shahzad (w), Hazratullah Zazai, Samiullah Shenwari, Asghar Afghan (c), Shafiqullah Shafiq, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Aftab Alam, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fareed Ahmad, Usman Ghani, Mirwais Ashraf, Gulbadin Naib, Farid Malik