Ireland vs Afghanistan, 2nd T20I Highlights: Ireland have taken 2-0 lead in five-match series

Ireland took a 2-0 lead over Afghanistan in a best-of-five T20 series after George Dockrell's 25 not out saw the hosts home for a five-wicket win in Belfast on Thursday.

Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi chose to bat first after winning the toss

Hashmatullah Shahidi top scored with 36 as Josh Little, Mark Adair, Curtis Campher and Gareth Delany each took two wickets.

Ireland had lost eight successive T20 internationals prior to the series opener on Tuesday

However, the loss of three wickets for 14 runs gave Afghanistan hope until Dockrell's 19-ball cameo got Ireland over the line with an over to spare

Ireland just managed to take wickets whenever needed. They got three in the Powerplay and after that kept the pressure on

Curtis Campher impressed with the ball and Gareth Delany yet again did a commendable job.

Its a very important game for ireland to win

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