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India Vs Ireland, 2nd T20I: Gary Wilson's Ireland wins toss, opt to bowl against Virat Kohli-led India

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 29 June 2018, 20:24 IST
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Indian skipper Virat Kohli would be keen to sweep their second win when they play the 2nd T20 International against Ireland at Dublin in the Malahide Village on Friday.

In the second T20 international game, the Indian team management is likely do the experiments in the team although they have already done experiments in the first T20I game. Suresh Raina came at no three to bat.

Ireland were quite impressive overall. Ireland would be hoping to hit back against their higher-ranked opponents.

Right arm medium pacer Peter Chase, who conceded 35 runs for 4 was the pick of the Ireland bowlers as he send back to world class batsman like MS Dhoni, Sharma and skipper Kohli at crucial stage.

The team management of India decides to give rest to some of their star players like Umesh Yadav, Siddarth Kaul, KL Rahul and Dinesh Karthik who missed the first game are all in superb form.

Virat Kohli has already indicated that India will experiment in the 2nd T20 International vs Ireland as they prepare for the England contests.

Pitch Report:

There is no change expected in the pitch or conditions.

Facts and Figures:

The 'Gabbar" of Indian cricket team Shikhar Dhawan isjust 42 runs away from becoming the sixth Indian to complete 1,000 runs T20I.

T20 specialist Suresh Raina has made only international fifty in T20 format,since June 2010.


Gary Wilson (c), Andy Balbirnie, Peter Chase, George Dockrell, Joshua Little, Andy McBrine, Kevin O’Brien, William Porterfield, Stuart Poynter, Boyd Rankin, James Shannon, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson


Virat Kohli (c), Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik, Siddarth Kaul, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Washington Sundar, Umesh Yadav

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First published: 29 June 2018, 20:12 IST