Afghanistan and Ireland captains hold pre-series press conference

Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan and Ireland captain Paul Stirling took part in the pre-series press conference today in Dehradun.

Asghar Afghan was confident about his team’s preparations for the upcoming series against Ireland and said: “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 added that the upcoming series against Ireland will help his side with preparations for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

Ireland T20I captain Paul Stirling said the Afghanistan is a strong side and have been very successful in T20Is over the last several years. He added: “It is our first time here and we will aim to acclimatize with the conditions soon to play competitive cricket against the opposition”.