Dehradun: Spinner Rashid Khan’s five-wicket haul helped Afghanistan bowl out Ireland for 288 and put the team in sight of a maiden Test win on the third day of the one-off Test on Sunday.

Chasing 147 for victory, Afghanistan were 29 for one with Ihsanullah Janat batting on 16 and Rahmat Shah unbeaten on 11 at the close of play. Afghanistan lost one wicket in the form of Mohammad Shahzad, but Janat and Shah, ensured there was no more damage when the stumps were drawn.

Brief scores: Ireland: 172 & 288 (A Balbirnie 82, K O’Brien 56; R Khan 5/82) against Afghanistan: 314 & 29-1

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