Afghanistan’s National Cricket Team’s captain Asghar Afghan at per-series press conference on Tuesday in India said that his team is ready to face Ireland.
“We have been training in India for the last one month as part of our preparations and are well prepared for the upcoming series,” Afghan said.
He said the upcoming series against Ireland will help his side with preparations for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
Ireland T20I captain Paul Stirling also said that Afghanistan is a strong side and has been very successful in T20Is over the last several years.
“It is our first time here and we will aim to acclimatize with the conditions soon to play competitive cricket against the opposition,” he said.
The first T20I match between Afghanistan and Ireland will start on Thursday at 5:30pm Kabul time.