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'Our seamers were more effective today' - Barry McCarthy (1:52)
5dPeter Della Penna in Sharjah

Mujeeb ready for this stage - Ahmadzai

Afghanistan's teenage offspinner Mujeeb Zadran picked up 4 for 24 on his international debut, and the side's coach Raees Ahmadzai explained that he was given a debut after recent successes with the U-19 side and his work in the nets

Bowling to top teams in U-19 Asia Cup gave me confidence - Mujeeb (1:46)
'We've got information on Mujeeb now' - Porterfield (0:55)
Preparation for 2019 World Cup begins now - Porterfield (2:19)
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7dThe Report by Peter Della Penna in Sharjah

Teenager Mujeeb Zadran spins out Ireland

The 16-year old debutant turned heads in Sharjah, routing Ireland for 100 in 31.4 overs with figures of 4 for 24

Afghanistan well prepared for Test cricket - Rashid (1:50)
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10dThe Report by Peter Della Penna in Abu Dhabi

Suri, Mustafa frustrate Afghanistan with record stand

Afghanistan's coronation as kings of the Associates' four-day competition will have to wait another day as UAE captain Rohan Mustafa and Chirag Suri strung together a record partnership and push their Intercontinental Cup match into the final day

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12dPeter Della Penna

Nabi reminisces about Afghanistan's journey

The Afghanistan allrounder recollects some of the team's most historic wins at the Intercontinental Cup, and the team's desire for a second title before they take the plunge into Test cricket

'We chased 500 runs in one day' - Nabi (3:00)
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12dThe Preview by Peter Della Penna in Abu Dhabi

Afghanistan, Ireland prepare for Associate swansong

With the final round of matches in the Intercontinental Cup set to kick off on November 29, it will be the last time these two new Test teams will feature in Associate cricket's most important multi-day tournament

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