Ireland Tour of Afghanistan, 2021 Schedule

Date Match Details
Mon Jan 18
Afghanistan vs Ireland, 1st ODI
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Thu Jan 21
Afghanistan vs Ireland, 2nd ODI
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Sat Jan 23
Afghanistan vs Ireland, 3rd ODI
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
The Ireland team will travel to the United Arab Emirates in the month of January 2021 for playing three One Day International matches series against Afghanistan. Afghanistan Cricket Board has confirmed to host the Ireland Cricket team for the 3 ODI series in Abu Dhabi.
The ODI series will start on 18th January 2021 in Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi. Ireland and Afghanistan will fight in the second match on 21st January 2021 in Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi. The third and final match will be played on 23rd January 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
All three matches of the bilateral series will be played on the same cricket ground in Abu Dhabi. The live coverage of all the three ODI matches can be watched at 11:30 am (Indian Standard Time) in India.
The Ireland team is looking stronger than the Afghanistan team because the team achieved a big win over England while chasing a target of 329 runs in the last ODI series. Their last win over England will give lots of confidence to the Irish players. The Afghanistan team also has world-class leg spinner Rashid Khan and all-rounder Mohammad Nabi who can change the situation of the match anytime. So, it is not going to be easy for Ireland, and have to be alert & make new strategies to win over Afghanistan.
The 3 ODI match bilateral series will be a part of the 2020-22 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League. The series will be important for both teams because it will influence the entrance into the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup. The Ireland team will reach the UAE with its Captain Andrew Balbirnie and coach Graham Ford. Afganistan Cricket Board has declared Asghar Afghan as the captain of the Afganstan Cricket Team for all the format.
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