IND vs IRE: India Defeated Ireland In A Nail Biting Contest: After defeating Ireland by four runs in the second T20I, the Indian team won the series 2-0. Playing first, the Indian team scored 225 runs for seven wickets. In reply, Ireland’s team scored 221 runs for five wickets.
Sanju Samson and Ishan Kishan came to open for India, but Ishan Kishan could not score runs. He scored only nine runs and was sent back into the pavilion in the powerplay. After this, Sanju Samson and Deepak Hooda batted in a smoky style and thrashed the Irish bowlers.
Both made a century partnership for the second wicket. Samson was dismissed after scoring 77 runs in 42 balls. Hooda scored a century in 55 balls. Hooda became the fourth Indian to score a century in T20 Internationals.
IND vs IRE: India Defeated Ireland In A Nail Biting Contest
Suryakumar Yadav got out after scoring 15 runs. Hooda was also dismissed after scoring 104 runs in 57 balls. The right-handed batter smashed nine fours and six sixes for his magnificent century. Both Karthik and Akshar Patel went on to go for the golden duck. Pandya remained unbeaten on 15, and India scored 225 runs for seven wickets. Mark Adair took three wickets for Ireland.
Ireland batted fast while chasing the target. Paul Stirling and Balburni added 72 runs for the first wicket. Sterling was dismissed for 40 runs in 18 balls. Gareth Delaney walks away without opening an account. However, Balbirnie was at the crease and was supported by Harry Tector.
Both took the score to 117 runs. Balbirnie got out after scoring 60 off 37 balls. Harry Tector went on after scoring 39 runs, but Dockrell set his foot and batted fast; with the help of Mark Adair, both the batsmen scored above 200. Seventeen runs were needed to win in the last over.
Umran Malik was handed over the responsibility, where with the overall good spell, Ireland needed six runs to win off the last ball, and Malik gave away 1. In this way, Team India won by four runs. Dockrell scored 34 not out in 16 balls, and Adair scored 23 not out in 12 balls. Bhuvneshwar, Harshal Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, and Umran Malik got 1-1 wickets.