Ireland will enter the opener on the back of a 2-0 T20I defeat to South Africa at Bristol. Afghanistan’s last assignment was in June when they swept their T20I series against Zimbabwe to secure a 3-0 win.
Both sides will look to continue their preparations for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia. While Ireland will take part in the first round, Afghanistan are already through to the Super 12 stage and in the same group as Australia, England and New Zealand.
The last time these two sides met in a T20I series was in March 2020, when Afghanistan secured a 2-1 win in India. The final match saw Ireland triumph in a Super Over to secure a consolation win.
All five T20Is will be held at Stormont in Belfast.
Where to watch Ireland v Afghanistan 2022, TV channels and streaming details
In the UK and the Republic of Ireland, the matches will be broadcast on BT Sport. According to Cricket Ireland, in India, you can watch the matches on FanCode.
SuperSport will show the matches in Sub-Saharan Africa. Flow Sports will host the series in the Caribbean. In MENA, you can watch the series on Etisalat.
In South East Asia, Eleven will broadcast the series. Willow will show the matches in the United States and Canada.
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