India creates history in Ireland, wins the series with an ease


Indian cricketers celebrate after their win. Image Source: XtraTime

XtraTime Web Desk: Brilliant spell by India’s ace spin duo Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal helped India to register their biggest win in T20I as they beat Ireland by 143 runs and clinch the two-match series 2-0.

At first Ireland won the toss and chose to field first. India skipper Virat Kohli fall for cheaply as he got out on 9, but KL Rahul, who came in place of Shikhar Dhawan played a top knock of 70 runs along with Suresh Raina (69) and Hardik Pandya (32*) to take the team’s score to 213 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs time. Hero of the last game Rohit Sharma got out on a duck.

In reply the hosts could only manage to score 70 runs before getting all-out. Kuldeep and Chahal were the star for the Men in Blue as they shared 3 wickets each to take their side to victory.

Related News


Breaking News:
  • East Bengal can sign new footballers from December 1     I-League 2018/19: Dipanda Dicka’s stunner give Mohun Bagan an important win against Real Kashmir     FIFA Friendly: India goes down fighting against Jordan in a close encounter     Women’s World T20: Smriti Mandhana, spinners shine as India beat Australia to top the group     FIFA Friendly: India desperate for a win against Jordan in Asian Cup tune-up     I-League 2018/19: Sandro Rodriguez’s brace strengthen Chennai’s position on top     Virat Kohli & co. leaves for Australia for a two months long tour     Women’s World T20: Mithali Raj’s brilliant fifty takes India to the semis     I-League 2018/19: Willis Plaza’s stunning Hattrick give Churchill a dominating win over Lajong     Brilliant half-century by Mithali Raj, India registers an emphatic win over arch-rivals Pakistan