Ireland beat Afghanistan by 122 runs to win ICC Intercontinental Cup

London, Dec 14: Ireland won the Intercontinental Cup for the fourth time by completing a 122-run victory over Afghanistan on the fourth day of the final in Dubai, according to reports.

According to the BBC, Afghanistan were 224 all out in their second innings, with John Mooney taking 5-36 to end the match with 10-81.

Afghanistan dominated the morning session on Friday as they survived 34 overs without losing a wicket, the report said.

However, they lost their sixth wicket with the score on 199 and Mooney took the final four wickets in quick succession, the report added.

Chasing a target of 347, Afghanistan began the fourth day needing a further 211 to win, with just five second-innings wickets left, the report further said. (ANI)