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Indian cricket team to play two T20s in Ireland before tour of England

The Indian cricket team will travel to Ireland for two T20 Internationals series as part of their preparation for the tour of England in July, the BCCI announced on Tuesday.

cricket Updated: Jan 10, 2018 16:37 IST
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India will play two T20s in Ireland before travelling to England for their five-match Test series.(PTI)

India will tour Ireland, their first visit to the country since 2007, for a couple of T20 Internationals in June before the full series in England from July to September

The T20 matches will be held in Dublin on June 27 and June 29, the BCCI announced today.

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India last toured Ireland in 2007 when they played an ODI at Belfast, which the visitors won by nine wickets (via D/L method).

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India have played Ireland just once in the T20 format when the two sides met in Nottingham during the 2009 World T20.

The two matches will precede the long tour of England comprising five Tests, three ODIs and as many T20s.

First Published: Jan 10, 2018 16:36 IST