IRE vs IND -The 2-match T20 series between Ireland and India is going to start. The first match of this series will be played on Sunday, 26 June. For the first time in this series, Hardik Pandya will be seen captaining the team.
Thats why especially the eyes of the fans and cricket stalwarts are on it. There are no legends like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, and Jasprit Bumrah in this series as they have to play the only Test in England (IND vs ENG) from July 1.
Captain Hardik Pandya will have an important responsibility in making the Indian team win. At the same time, Ireland will also be seen putting full emphasis to start the victory. Everyones eyes will be on how the opposition team starts under the captaincy of Andrew Balbirnie. In such a situation, before the start of this series, lets take a look at every piece of information related to the match between Ireland and India (IRE vs IND).
Before the T20 match between Ireland and India (IRE vs IND), talk about the playing XI of Team India, then new players can get a chance in the first match, or those who did not get the opportunity in the Africa series, they play them. Because apart from Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Jasprit Bumrah, players like KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, and Rishabh Pant are also not available in this match. All these players are currently in England.
In such a situation, obviously, everyones eyes will be on the youth involved in the team, who impressed everyone with his bat and ball in IPL 2022. We are talking about players like Rahul Tripathi, Arshdeep Singh, and Umran Malik, some of whom can be given a chance to debut in the first match. At the same time, in the middle order, Hooda can be seen opening the innings with Ishan Kishan as an opener.
There is little hope from Ireland that it will be able to challenge India like South Africa. Playing for Ireland against a strong team like India gives him an opportunity to attract attention at the global level. Stephen Doheny and Conor Olfert have been selected in the team for the first time for this series. Of course, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah are not there in this series, but still, the Indian team is considered very strong.
Ireland has announced their 14-man squad for the home T20I series against India with Paul Stirling as the backbone of Irelands batting unit at the top of the batting order. He will be responsible for giving Ireland a quick start. Andy Balbirnie and Paul Stirling will probably open the innings. Gareth Delany can then come to bat at the one-down position, The middle-order batting will be handled by Harry Tector and Lorcan Tucker.
This series is very important for the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia this year. After this, India has to play a three-match T20 series against England. This series will give clarity to the teams think tank about the core group of the World Cup. In the home series played in India, Dravid showed his consistency and played the same team in all five matches, even when the team lost the first two matches. The team led by Pant made a comeback and the series ended at 2-2 as the fifth match was washed out due to rain.
The first match of the 2-match T20 series between Ireland and India (IRE vs IND) will be played at The Village Cricket Stadium in Dublin on Sunday. In this match, both the teams would like to start with the best performance. Especially the host team will try to take full advantage of their home.
But, when it comes to the pitch of The Village before the match, it will generally be normal. Due to this bowlers will get more advantage. Also, bowlers are also expected to get bounce on this pitch. But, if the batsmen have to set up and play big innings, then they have to play carefully.
The sky will remain cloudy during the first T20 between India and Ireland. The chances of a clear sky for the whole day are slim. At the same time, the chance of rain on the day of the match is 86 percent. There is a chance of rain a few hours before the first T20, while there is a 26 percent chance of rain during the match. The temperature will be between 17 to 10 degrees. Because of this, the fast bowlers can get help.