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India Vs Ireland,2nd T20I Preview: Will Dinesh Karthik and KL Rahul get a look in the second T20I?

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 29 June 2018, 16:43 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.

The Middle order of Indian cricket team suffers a tight competition between the players like Suresh Raina, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey and Dinesh Karthik.

It depends on the Kohli to whom he want to give the rest or to test the stars player's  ahead of long UK tour.

Although, Virat Kohli failed to give his best performance yet while KL Rahul is making first tour to England with Indian Squad.

On the other hand Dinesh Karthik single handedly won the match for India in Nidahas trophy against Srilanka. It is quite exciting who is going to make seal the spot in the middle order of Indian cricket team.

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.


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, 16:43 IST