[caption id="attachment_805282" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-805282" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Rashid-Khan-Paul-Stirling_AFP-PTI.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="355" /> While Rashid Khan is one of the most sought-after cricketers across the globe in a various Twenty20 leagues, Ireland skipper Paul Stirling said that there s more to Afghanistan than just Rashid Khan. @AFP/PTI[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>A day before their three-match Twenty20 series kicks off in Dehradun, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/ireland/">Ireland</a> skipper <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/paul-stirling">Paul Stirling</a> has made it clear that there s more to the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a> team than just <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/rashid-khan/">Rashid Khan</a>. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/afghanistan-vs-ireland-2019-1st-t20i-live-streaming-teams-time-in-ist-and-where-to-watch-on-tv-and-online-805130">Afghanistan vs Ireland 2019, 1st T20I, LIVE streaming: Teams, time in IST and where to watch on TV and online</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>Stirling said that he and his team know what Afghanistan can bring to the table. <p></p> <p></p>"I think Afghanistan have gone better in the T20 stuff of late, though we know what they bring," Stirling was quoted as saying by <em>The Cricketer</em>. <p></p> <p></p>"They have very good spinners and a batting line-up that really comes hard against us. We know what to expect, we've played them a lot in the recent past and we hope to get off to a good start come Thursday, he added. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/afghanistan-drop-mujeeb-ur-rahman-for-ireland-test-mohammad-shahzad-not-picked-for-t20is-800585">Afghanistan drop Mujeeb Ur Rahman for Ireland Test, Mohammad Shahzad not picked for T20Is</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>Stirling then went on to discuss how the Asian side has more to them than just Rashid. <p></p> <p></p>The 20-year-old cricketer, who tops the chart of all-rounders and placed second in the ranking for bowlers, is the numero uno bowler in the T20I cricket and is one of the most sought-after players across the global in a various Twenty20 leagues. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/in-afghanistan-nothing-but-cricket-can-bring-such-a-smile-rashid-khan-797048">In Afghanistan, nothing but cricket can bring such a smile: Rashid Khan</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>"Rashid Khan has been the main difference between the two sides in the recent past," said Stirling. <p></p> <p></p>"Whenever he performs well for them, or we don't play him particularly well, I think that really is a big advantage for Afghanistan, so he'll definitely be one of the bowlers we'll be trying to negate but they've got more than just Rashid Khan, they're a really good outfit, he concluded. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/rashid-khan-has-made-an-impact-on-current-generation-of-legspinners-sandeep-lamichhane-790503">Rashid Khan has made an impact on current generation of legspinners: Sandeep Lamichhane</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>Afghanistan are hosting Ireland in India for a Test, three Twenty20Is and five one-day internationals.