India vs Ireland 1st T20 Highlights: India beat Ireland by 7 wickets
India vs Ireland Live Score 1st T20I: Deepak Hooda produced a super show with the bat as India defeated Ireland by seven wickets in the first T20I at the The Village in Malahide. Hooda, who usually comes in the middle-order, walked out to open the innings and returned unbeaten on 47(29). His efforts helped India chase down a challenging 109 in 9.2 overs as the encounter was reduced to 12 overs a side due to rain. Hooda got great support from the captain, who scored 24(12) balls before getting out LBW against Joshua Little. Ishan Kishan too scored 26 off 11 balls, while Suryakumar Yadav was dismissed for a duck. Earlier in the day, Harry Tector scored an unbeaten 64(33) to help Ireland post a challenging 108/4 in 12 overs after being invited to bat first. Batting at a strike-rate of 193.94, the right-handed batter hit six 4s and three 6s. India started the rain curtailed encounter on a strong note. Bhuvneshwar Kumar provided India with a wicket in the first over and captain Hardik Pandya struck in the second. Avesh Khan then picked a wicket as Ireland were reduced to 23/3 at one stage. However, a solid 50-run partnership between Tector and Lorcan Tucker revived things for the hosts. Catch the Highlights of IND vs IRE 1st T20I:
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Jun 27, 2022 01:20 AM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE updates: India win by 7 wickets
Deepak Hooda wraps up the contest in style as he hits a cracking four against Joshua Little. He finishes the contest unbeaten on 47(29) as India complete the 109-run chase in 9.2 overs. With this win India go 1-0 up in the two-match series. IND: 111-3 (9.2 overs)
Jun 27, 2022 01:11 AM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE: Hardik Pandya departs
Joshua Little comes back into the attack and Deepak Hooda hits the bowler for consecutive fours. Hardik Pandya then hits the bowler for a six as 15 runs come off his over.
However, the bowler beats Pandya with his swing and traps him LBW on 24(12) in his final ball of the over. IND: 94/3 (8 overs)
Jun 27, 2022 01:05 AM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score: Deepak Hooda welcomes Conor Olphert with a huge six
Deepak Hooda welcomes Conor Olphert with a huge six but the bowler recovers well. In the end nine runs come off his over as India reach 78/2 after 7 overs.
Jun 27, 2022 01:00 AM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score updates: Deepak Hooda and Hardik Pandya switch gears
Deepak Hooda and Hardik Pandya switch gears. Both the batters combine and hit 21 runs in the over by Andy McBrine. Pandya hits two maximums, while Hooda smashed one. IND: 69/2 (6 overs)
Jun 27, 2022 12:56 AM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE updates: Excellent over by Craig Young
Both Pandya and Hooda try to be a bit cautious against Craig Young as just three runs come off the over. IND: 48/2 (5 overs)
Jun 27, 2022 12:53 AM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE updates: India reach 45/2 at the end of powerplay
Hardik Pandya joins Deepak Hooda in the middle as India reach 45/2 after the end of powerplay.
Jun 27, 2022 12:44 AM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score: Double blow for India
The Ishan Kishan show comes to an end. Craig Young knocks the middle-stump as Kishan tries to play the ball across the line but fails to make any connection. The opener departs for 26(11).
Meanwhile, Young packs Suryakumar Yadav for a golden duck. He is trapped LBW.
IND: 30/2 (2.5 overs)
Jun 27, 2022 12:38 AM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score updates: Economical start by Mark Adair
Mark Adair starts off with a five-run over. IND: 20/0 (2 overs)
Jun 27, 2022 12:35 AM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score: shan Kishan gets off to a flying start
Ishan Kishan gets off to a flying start as the opener hits Joshua Little for two 4s and a six. IND: 15/0 (1 over)
Jun 27, 2022 12:30 AM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: The chase begins
Ishan Kishan walks out with Deepak Hooda to kick-off the 109-run chase. Joshua Little will lead the Ireland attack.
Jun 27, 2022 12:20 AM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: India need 109 to win
A brilliant batting display by Harry Tector helps Ireland reach 108/4 at the end of 12 overs. 17 runs come in the previous over bowled by Avesh Khan.
Meanwhile, Tector returns unbeaten on 64 off 33 balls. His innings feature six 4s and three 6s.
India need 109 to win in 12 overs.
Jun 27, 2022 12:16 AM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score: Harry Tector slams 50
Avesh Khan comes to bowl the final over and Harry Tector pushes the ball towards the long-on and completes a single to bring up his half-century. He completes the milestone in 29 balls and smashed five fours and two sixes.
Jun 27, 2022 12:14 AM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE updates: Another economical over by Chahal
Another economical over by Yuzvendra Chahal as just four runs come off it. IRE: 91-4 (11 overs)
Jun 27, 2022 12:11 AM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score: Harry Tector puts up a strong fight
Bhuvneshwar Kumar is brought back and he starts with a short ball, pitched wide outside off. Harry Tector plays it square of the wicket and a desperate diving attempt by Ishan Kishan won't be enough from preventing the ball go for a four.
The batter then hits the seasoned seamer for a six as 14 runs come off the over. IRE: 87/4 (10 overs)
Jun 27, 2022 12:04 AM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score updates: Chahal provides the breakthorugh
Yuzvendra Chahal provides India with the breakthrough. Lorcan Tucker departs while attempting a big hit against the spinner. He is caught at deep by Axar Patel and is dismissed for 18(16).
Jun 27, 2022 12:01 AM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score updates: Bang Bang
Lorcan Tucker joins the party and bang bang. He smokes two huge sixes against Hardik Pandya as the captain concedes 13 runs in his second over. IRE: 69/3 (8 overs)
Jun 26, 2022 11:56 PM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score updates: Chahal starts well
Yuzvendra Chahal is introduced in the attack and the spinner keep things tight. He concedes just four runs in his first over as Ireland reach 56/3 after 7 overs.
Jun 26, 2022 11:52 PM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE updates: Umran Malik gets hit for two 4s and a 6
Umran Malik comes to bowl his first over, attempts a yorker in his first ball but ends up delivering a low fulltoss, which takes the outside edge of Lorcan Tucker's bat and rolls away as the batters rotate the strike.
Meanwhile, two fours and a six come in his over as Ireland race past the 50-run mark. IRE: 52-3 (6 overs)
Jun 26, 2022 11:46 PM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score: expensive start by Axar
An expensive start by Axar Patel as Harry Tector smashes consecuitve fours against the spinner. 12 runs come off it. IRE: 34/3 (5 overs)
Jun 26, 2022 11:41 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: Ireland lose their third wicket
Avesh Khan comes to bowl the third over and he concedes a four in one of the most unlucky fashion. The batter, in this case, Harry Tector slashes the bat hard and the ball takes a top-edge before flying over the slip fielder for a boundary.
But he recovers quickly and goes on to dismiss Gareth Delany caught-behind on 8(9). Ireland lose their third wicket.
Jun 26, 2022 11:37 PM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score updates: Bhuvi keep things tidy
A tidy over from Bhuvneshwar Kumar as just three runs come off it. Ireland reach 17/2 after three overs.
Jun 26, 2022 11:32 PM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score updates: Hardik Pandya concedes two 4s
Hardik Pandya concedes two fours in his over as Ireland take their total of 14/2 after two overs.
Jun 26, 2022 11:30 PM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score: Hardik Pandya strikes
Hardik Pandya removes Paul Stirling on 4(5). The batter gets a bottom edge while attempting a drive. However, it flies straight to Deepak Hooda at mid-off. IRE: 6/2 (1.2 overs)
Jun 26, 2022 11:25 PM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score updates: Bhuvi strikes early
GONE! Bhuvneshwar Kumar strikes in his first over, cleans up the Ireland skipper on duck. The ball swung in the air and clips the top of the off stump on its way. That'll be the end of Andrew Balbirnie. IRE: 1/1 (0.5 over)
Jun 26, 2022 11:21 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score updates: Here we go!
Bhuvneshwar Kumar will lead the attack for India. Paul Stirling and Andrew Balbirnie will open for Ireland.
Jun 26, 2022 11:14 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: Bhuvneshwar Kumar warms up
The fielders are out, Bhuvneshwar Kumar is also warming up and getting used to the conditions. The match will start shortly.
Jun 26, 2022 10:59 PM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score updates: Changes in the format
As per the change in overs, the powerplay will be from overs 1 to 4. Three bowlers can bowl 2 overs and two bowlers can bowl 3.
Jun 26, 2022 10:56 PM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score updates: Match reduced to 12 overs a side
The match has been reduced to 12-overs a side. Will start at 6:50 pm local time
Jun 26, 2022 10:50 PM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score: Rain stops
As per the latest update rain has stopped and the covers are being removed.
Jun 26, 2022 10:48 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: What happened when the last time
Since rain has been playing hide and seek, we take you back to 2018, the last time both the sides locked horns in a T20I encounter.
The match saw India pile 213-4 on the board and Ireland could only manage 70 in response, handing the Men In Blue an emphatic 143-run win.
KL Rahul had then smashed 70(36). Suresh Raina had chipped in with 69(45).
Hardik Pandya was part of the match too and had smashed 32 in just 9 balls.
Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav had stumped the Irish batting line-up with both spinners scalping three wickets each. In fact, Kuldeep had bowled just 2.3 overs on that day.
Jun 26, 2022 10:36 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score updates: Things get worse
In addition to the rain, there are a couple of wet spots on the pitch. Still waiting for an official word on the start of play.
Jun 26, 2022 10:28 PM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score updates: Rain returns
As per latest reports, the droplets have returned. However, lets keep our hopes high and pray we watch Umran Malik finally make the much-awaited India debut.
Jun 26, 2022 10:19 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score updates: Finally some good news for the fans
"The rain has stopped and the covers are coming off! There's still no word on a start time but some positive news." - Latest tweet by Cricket Ireland
Jun 26, 2022 10:16 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: Virat Kohli is being missed
Virat Kohli is not part of the T20I series against Ireland and is busy with preparations for the upcoming Test against England. However, the fans have a message for the premier batter.
Jun 26, 2022 10:06 PM IST
IND vs IRE 1st T20I LIVE updates: Covers are coming off
As per latest reports, the rains have stopped and the covers are coming off. The umpires are out in the field and an official word can be expected.
Jun 26, 2022 09:47 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score updates: Latest weather report
As per the latest tweet by Cricket Ireland: “The rain is light and the super sopper is at work, but there is no update on a start time as yet.”
Jun 26, 2022 09:39 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: Umpires inspect conditions
The umpires are going out in the center, possibly an inspection. The good news is that the umbrellas are shut at the moment.
Jun 26, 2022 09:26 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score updates: Latest weather report
As per latest updates, the rain have returned, frustrating the fans at the venue and the ones glued at their home.
Hoping that the overs don't get reduced, which now looks like a high possibility.
Jun 26, 2022 09:23 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: Ruturaj Gaikwad on Hardik Pandya
“Hardik has been captaining really well for his IPL side. Excited to play under him in these conditions.”
Jun 26, 2022 09:20 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score updates: Conor Olphert makes debut
Apart from Umran, Conor Olphert is the second debutant. The Ireland cricketer bowls pace but is more popular for his bounce in the local circuit.
Jun 26, 2022 09:15 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score updates: Umpires chat with skippers
The umpires are having a chat with both the captains but no updates on the start time.
Jun 26, 2022 09:10 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score updates: A look at India's playing XI
If we look at India's playing XI, Deepak Hooda and Suryakumar returns. Hooda was not used in the previous series against South Africa although he was a part of the squad.
Suryakumar is returning after an injury.
No Harshal Patel in the line-up as India field Bhuvneshwar, Avesh, and Umran.
Jun 26, 2022 08:58 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score updates: Rain has stopped
The big news coming from the center is that the rain has stopped.
Jun 26, 2022 08:57 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: Ireland Playing XI
Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie(c), Gareth Delany, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker(w), George Dockrell, Mark Adair, Andy McBrine, Craig Young, Joshua Little, Conor Olphert
Jun 26, 2022 08:53 PM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE updates: It's raining again
The rain have showed up again and the covers are out. Giving the poor weather conditions, there will be a delay in the start of play.
Jun 26, 2022 08:49 PM IST
IND vs IRE LIVE score updates: Hardik Pandya at toss
“Absolute honour to lead India. Any cricket who starts playing dreams of leading the country and I am very lucky to be leading my country. My role is simple. Just back them (the players) and ask them to play with freedom and express themselves.”
Jun 26, 2022 08:46 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score updates: IND playing XI
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya(c), Dinesh Karthik(w), Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umran Malik
Jun 26, 2022 08:41 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: India to bowl
Hardik Pandya wins the toss in his first match as India captain. He opts to bowl first, considering the weather forecast.
Jun 26, 2022 08:37 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score updates: Toss to take place shortly
As per latest updates, the toss will take place shortly. Hardik Pandya is out in the center.
Jun 26, 2022 08:32 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score updates: Fingers crossed
The toss is delayed but the rain has stopped. Covers are coming off but lets keep our fingers crossed as dark clouds are still hovering around the venue.
Jun 26, 2022 08:28 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: Not so promising conditions
Not so promising conditions in the middle as it is raining and the covers are out. There will be a delay in the toss, if rain doesn't stop.
Jun 26, 2022 08:21 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: Chahal or Bishnoi
Yuzvendra Chahal was preferred over Ravi Bishnoi in the series against South Africa. But will India change their combinationa and give youngster Ravi Bishnoi a chance against Ireland.
Meanwhile, Umran Malik is all set to make his debut. The pacer has been handed the India cap
Jun 26, 2022 08:10 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: Suryakumar Yadav returns
Suryakumar Yadav, who is returning from a forearm injury, will look to make use of this opportunity and get back to his old groove. The star batter was forced out of the IPL midway due to the injury.
Jun 26, 2022 08:05 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: Should India rest Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar was in terrific form in the previous series against South Africa. But with the change in conditions and the opponents being slightly easier as compared to the Proteas, Team India can think about allowing Bhvneshwar Kumar to take some rest and try their new pace battery.
Both Umran Malik and Arshdeep Singh would be itching to don that Indian jersey.
Jun 26, 2022 08:01 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: Hardik Pandya's captaincy
This will be the first time Hardik Pandya will be seen leading the Indian team and he would like to make a case for himself, especially after winning the IPL in his maiden stint as the captain. If he does so, the management will certainly think of him as a future prospect.
Jun 26, 2022 07:53 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score updates: India's record at this venue
The last time India played T20Is at this venue, the Men In Blue breached the 200-run-mark twice.
180-185 is projected to be the average total at this venue.
Jun 26, 2022 07:48 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE: Players to watch out from Ireland camp
Andrew Balbirnie, the Ireland skipper, will be the most important player as far as their batting is concerned.
Paul Stirling can emerge to be the game changer and it will be important for the Indian bowlers to get him out early. Despite a poor show in recent matches, Stirling scored a hundred against Northants in the T20 Blast last month.
Harry Tector is a consistent performer from the Irish camp.
Gareth Delany and Curtis Campher are two good all-rounders and Mark Adair and Joshua Little can bowl at decent speed, which could trouble the Indian batters.
Jun 26, 2022 07:39 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: Focus on Tripathi
The series is also a good chance for newcomer Rahul Tripathi to make an instant mark. The right-handed batter has emerged to be one of the most promising talents in the IPL and will look forward to showing more of his potential at the international level.
Jun 26, 2022 07:27 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: Opportunity for Gaikwad
The series once again will provide a platform for Ruturaj Gaikwad to present his talent and make a mark. The opener had a poor outing against South Africa, where he scored 96 runs in five innings at an average of under 20.
Jun 26, 2022 07:19 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE score updates: Focus on Ireland
Ireland have an uphill task at their hands but India will not make the mistake of taking their opponents lightly.
If we look at the form, Ireland can take many positives from the series and in fact make a statement by producing a challenge for the Indians. Except for a series win against Zimbabwe, Ireland have very little to show in the shortest format in the past three years.
Jun 26, 2022 07:09 PM IST
India vs Ireland LIVE updates: India's recent form
If we look at India's recent form, the unit has played four T20Is, following the IPL. Two of which they have lost and the remaining two the Men In Blue won convincingly.
Jun 26, 2022 06:59 PM IST
India vs Ireland: Hello and welcome!
Hello and welcome to the LIVE coverage of the first T20I match between India and Ireland. The match will be played at The Village in Malahide and it will start at 9:00 pm IST. The toss will take place half and hour before the scheduled start. Stay tuned for LIVE updates!
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