Intercontinental Cup: Afghanistan on top against Ireland in India

Ireland 170/7(Balbirnie 62, Joyce 45, Rashid 5-54) trail Afghanistan 537/8 d (Stanikzai 145, Zazai 103 not out, Shahzad 85, Jamal 73; Dockrell 3-160) by 367 runs

Rashid Khan's five-wicket haul has left Ireland struggling after two days of their Intercontinental Cup game against Afghanistan in Greater Noid, India..

The teenage leg-spinner wreaked havoc with the Irish line-up, taking 5-54 as Ireland collapsed from 123-1 to 170-7.

Andrew Balbirnie (62) and Ed Joyce (45) shared a second wicket stand of 117.

Earlier, Afsar Zazai scored his maiden first-class century with 103 not out, as Afghanistan piled on the runs, scoring an imposing 537-8 declared.

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