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When Hardik Pandya struck Dhoni's signature helicopter shot and silence spread in the ground; watch video

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 28 June 2018, 16:02 IST
(India TV)

India won the first T20 international match against Ireland after putting the hefty score on the board before their wrist-spinners confirmed the result by 76 runs at Malahide in Dublin.

All-rounder of Indian cricket team Hardik Pandya played a massive stroke that is helicopter shot over the boundary with a signature shot of Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

It was expected that innings wll be rap-up by the Rohit Sharma but here comes the Hardik Pandya who played  massive stroke and made the fans full of joy.

The superb opening partnership of 160 between Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan laid the platform for a hefty total 208/5 before their wrist-spinners Chahal and Kuldeep cleared the way for India to registered 76 winning runs at Malahide in Dublin.

Despite James Shannon's half century, the wrist spinner's of India Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav thrashed Ireland's batting line-up. Kuldeep has also attained his best T20I bowling figures of 4/21 in this game.

Ireland openers Paul Stirling and Andrew Balbirnie failed to give a terrific start chase a hefty target of 209 set by the Virat Kohli's men.

Indian Squad:

Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal

Ireland Squad:

Gary Wilson (c), Paul Stirling, James Shannon, Andrew Balbirnie, Simi Singh, Stuart Poynter (wk), Kevin O Brien, Stuart Thompson, George Dockrell, Boyd Rankin, Peter Chase

Also Read: MS Dhoni and T20 specialist Raina scripted unique record in India's T20I history

First published: 28 June 2018, 16:02 IST
 
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