Afghanistan seal maiden Test win

  • Sports Digest

Mar 19, 2019-

DEHRADUN: Afghanistan registered their first Test victory after Rahmat Shah’s second fifty of the match helped secure their seven-wicket win against Ireland in a one-off contest in Dehradun on Monday. Chasing 147 for the victory, Afghanistan rode a 139-run stand between Shah and Ihsanullah Janat to romp home for a memorable win nine months after their chastening Test debut against India. Ireland were on the backfoot from the opening day when they were they were bowled out for 172. Afghanistan responded 314 before Ireland posted 288 in their second innings to set an easy target. (AFP)

Published: 19-03-2019 10:54

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