Ireland defeated Afghanistan in a super over in the third and final T20 match on Tuesday. It has been seven years since Ireland defeated Afghanistan in T20. Earlier in 2013, Ireland defeated Afghanistan.
However, the three-match T20 series Afghanistan has won 2–1. Kevin O'Brien was adjudged Man of the Match for his outstanding performance in this match, while Rahmanullah Gurbaz has been named Man of the Series.
Batting first after winning the toss, Ireland scored 142 runs at the loss of eight wickets. In reply, Afghanistan also scored the same number of runs, losing seven wickets in the scheduled overs. With this, the match went into a super over with a tie.
Batting first in the super over, Afghanistan scored 8 runs at the loss of one wicket. In response, Ireland lost 12 for one and won the last match of the series.