Ireland vs India. The second and last match of the two T20I match series was played in Dublin between India and Ireland. In this match, Ireland captain Gary Wilson won the toss and invited India to bat first. Batting first, the Indian team scored a big score of 213 for 4 wickets in 20 overs.
Ireland was to score 214 runs to win this match but the entire team was all out on 70 runs in just 12.3 overs and India won the match by 143 runs.
In this way India won the series 2-0. This is India’s biggest victory in T20I matches. India got the biggest victory in 2017 with 93 runs against Sri Lanka in Cuttack.
Lokesh Rahul was the Man of the Match for the second match while Indian spinner Yajuvendra Chahal got Man of the Series award. In the captaincy of Virat, India won the T20I series for the first time against Ireland.
Four Changes in the match:
Four changes were made in the Indian team for the second match against Ireland. Mahendra Singh Dhoni was not given a chance in this match and in his place, Dinesh Karthik played this match. Lokesh Rahul replaced the regular Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan. Umesh Yadav was also given a chance in the last eleven.
Siddharth Kaul’s Debut:
On behalf of the Indian team against Ireland, Siddharth Kaul started his T20 International career. He was capped by the team’s senior player Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jaspreet Bumrah were also rested.