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Afghanistan v Ireland 2024

AFG vs IRE Test, where to watch live: TV channels and live streaming for Afghanistan v Ireland

Afghanistan's Rahmat Shah plays a shot on the third day of the one-off Test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) in Colombo on February 4, 2024.
by Wisden Staff 3 minute read

Afghanistan will square off against Ireland in a one-off Test from February 28: Here is all you need to know about where to watch the AFG vs IRE Test, including TV channels and live streaming details.

AFG vs IRE: When and where is the Test?

Afghanistan will host Ireland for a Test match between from February 28 in their adopted home of the UAE. Tolerance Oval in Abu Dhabi will host the fixture.

Having become the last entrant to ICC Full Membership in 2017, both sides have met each other once in the format at Dehradun in 2019. Rashid Khan starred for Afghanistan with 2-20 and 5-82, powering them to a seven-wicket victory.

AFG vs IRE: Team news

Ireland have made wholesale changes to their squad, as only five members of the Test squad from the Afghanistan Test in 2019 have been retained. Andrew Balbirnie will captain the 15-member group, which includes plenty of newcomers. After clean-sweeping the ODI and T20I series against Zimbabwe in December, Ireland went to a preparatory camp in Spain before flying out to UAE before the start of the Test.

For the home side, Hashmatullah Shahidi will lead a 15-player squad. Rashid Khan is still recovering from the lower-back surgery and is not part of the squad.

Here are the full team lists and injury updates for the Afghanistan v Ireland one-off Test

AFG vs IRE one-off Test: TV channels and live streaming

Where to watch in India

Fans in India will be able to enjoy the live-streaming service of the AFG vs IRE Test on the FanCode app and its website.

However, there will be no live telecast of the match on any TV channel in India.

Where to watch in Afghanistan

RTA Sport has the broadcasting rights for the series in Afghanistan.

Where to watch in Ireland

The match will be available to watch on Premier Sports.

Where to watch in UK

At present, there’s no broadcast confirmation in the UK.

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