IND vs IRE: India bowl out Ireland for 96

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IND vs IRE: India bowl out Ireland for 96

India have bowled out Ireland for 96 in second Group A match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 at New York’s Nassau County International Cricket Stadium.

Paul Stirling and his men failed to put up a show with the bat as Indian bowlers delivered exceptional performance collectively.

Gareth Delany was the best batter for Ireland, scoring crucial 26 runs.

Meanwhile, Josh Little (14), Lorcan Tucker (10), Curtis Campher (12) were the only Irish batters reaching in the double figures

Hardik Pandya starred with figures of 3/27 while Jasprit Bumrah took 2/6. Arshdeep Singh also contributed with 2/35. Axar Patel and Mohammed Siraj shared a wicket each.

Earlier, India won the toss and put Ireland into bat first. Rohit said that after featuring in a warm-up game at the same pitch, they know how the pitch will play.

“Played on a similar pitch [against Bangladesh], do understand what to expect. Got to use your experience,” he said. India have picked four seamers including Hardik Pandya, two spin bowling allrounders in Axar Patel and Ravindra Jadeja.

Meanwhile, Virat Kohli will open the innings with Rohit while wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant will bat at No.3.

Playing XIs
India: Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Shivam Dube, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Siraj.

Ireland: Paul Stirling (c), Andy Balbirnie, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Harry Tector, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Gareth Delany, Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, Josh Little, Ben White.