Ireland, May 20 (TNS): In the 1st One-Day International, Ireland beat Afghanistan by 72 runs at Belfast Ireland.
Earlier, Afghanistan won the toss and elected to field first.
Ireland set a victory target for Afghanistan 211 runs in allotted fifty overs.
In reply, Afghanistan crush out in 138 runs in 35 overs.
Ireland led the 2-match series 1-0.