India vs Ireland: India’s Fast Bowlers Crush Ireland in T20 Clash

India vs Ireland: India's Fast Bowlers Crush Ireland in T20 Clash

India vs Ireland: India’s fast bowlers dismantled Ireland’s batting lineup, skittling them out for a mere 96 runs in 16 overs. The chase was efficiently handled by Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant, leading India to an eight-wicket win, completing the pursuit in just 12.2 overs.

Winning the toss, Rohit Sharma opted to bowl first, and his decision paid off immediately. Arshdeep Singh struck early, dismissing both Irish openers in the third over. Hardik Pandya continued the assault, claiming a wicket in the seventh over, followed by Jasprit Bumrah’s strike in the ninth. Ireland’s collapse was relentless as Pandya added two more wickets to his tally, while Axar Patel contributed with a wicket in his only over, securing it with a stunning catch off his own bowling.

Jasprit Bumrah showcased his prowess with a trademark yorker to dismiss Josh Little, ending a 27-run partnership for the 10th wicket with Gareth Delaney, the highest of Ireland’s innings. The innings concluded with a mix-up and a run-out, sealing Ireland’s fate. Pandya’s figures stood at an impressive 3/27, Arshdeep returned 2/35, both completing their four-over quotas. Mohammed Siraj chipped in with 1/13 in three overs, while Axar’s solitary over yielded 1/3. Bumrah was the standout performer, recording 2/6 in his three-over spell.

In the chase, Virat Kohli opened alongside Rohit Sharma but was dismissed early, scoring just one run off five balls in the third over. Rohit, however, partnered with Rishabh Pant and continued India’s charge. Rohit contributed a solid 52 off 37 balls before retiring hurt. Pant sealed the victory in style, remaining unbeaten on 36 off 26 balls, finishing the match with a reverse scoop six.

India vs Ireland: Full Scorecard

Ireland  (20 ovs maximum)

Andy Balbirnie b Arshdeep Singh5101050.00
Paul Stirling (c)c †Pant b Arshdeep Singh260033.33
Lorcan Tucker †b Pandya10132076.92
Harry Tector c Kohli b Bumrah4160025.00
Curtis Campher c †Pant b Pandya12811150.00
George Dockrell c Bumrah b Mohammed Siraj350060.00
Gareth Delany run out (Mohammed Siraj/†Pant)261422185.71
Mark Adair c Dube b Pandya3200150.00
Barry McCarthy c & b Patel06000.00
Josh Little b Bumrah141320107.69
Ben White not out240050.00
Extras(lb 5, nb 1, w 9)15
TOTAL16 Ov (RR: 6.00)96
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Paul Stirling, 2.1 ov), 2-9 (Andy Balbirnie, 2.6 ov), 3-28 (Lorcan Tucker, 6.5 ov), 4-36 (Harry Tector, 7.6 ov), 5-44 (Curtis Campher, 8.6 ov), 6-46 (George Dockrell, 9.4 ov), 7-49 (Mark Adair, 10.1 ov), 8-50 (Barry McCarthy, 11.2 ov), 9-77 (Josh Little, 14.2 ov), 10-96 (Gareth Delany, 15.6 ov) • DRS
Arshdeep Singh403528.75143151
Mohammed Siraj301314.33142000
Jasprit Bumrah31622.00130000
Hardik Pandya412736.75142200
Axar Patel10313.0030000
Ravindra Jadeja10707.0021000

India  (T: 97 runs from 20 ovs)

Rohit Sharma (c)retired hurt52374843140.54
Virat Kohli c White b Adair15130020.00
Rishabh Pant †not out36264632138.46
Suryakumar Yadav c Dockrell b White2490050.00
Shivam Dube not out023000.00
Extras(w 6)6
TOTAL12.2 Ov (RR: 7.86)97/2
Did not bat: Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Siraj 
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Virat Kohli, 2.4 ov), 1-76* (Rohit Sharma, retired hurt), 2-91 (Suryakumar Yadav, 11.4 ov) • DRS
Mark Adair402716.75133030
Josh Little4042010.50122430
Barry McCarthy2.201807.7151100
Curtis Campher10404.0030000
Ben White10616.0031000


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