Ireland beat Afghanistan by 122 runs to win ICC Intercontinental Cup

ANI| Last Updated: Dec 14, 2013, 15:30 PM IST

London: 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.