11 December 2013 Last updated at 15:25

Joyce happy with Ireland well placed against Afghanistan

Ireland's Ed Joyce reflects on a satisfying second day in the Intercontinental Cup final against Afghanistan.

The Irish secured a five-run first-innings lead after restricting their opponents to 182 in Dubai.

Joyce finished on 74 not out as Ireland reached 159-2 in their second innings by the close of play on Wednesday.