India beat Ireland by 4 runs in high scoring match at Dublin

India beat Ireland by 4 runs (Image credit:-Twitter/BCCI)

India beat Ireland by 4 runs in high scoring last ball thriller at dublin. Needed 6 to win from last ball Umran Malik hold his nerve and given just 1 run. 446 runs scored in the match from 40 overs. With this win India seal the 2 match T20I 2-0.

Deepak Hooda and Sanju Samson’s 176(87) runs partnership for the 2nd wicket helped India to post 225/7 in 20 overs. Deepak Hooda 104(57) scores his first International ton with 9 fours and six sixes. Sanju samson 77(42) balls scored his first half century for India with 9 fours and 4 sixes. Ireland bowlers bowled well in last 3 overs given just 24 runs and picked 5 wicket. Three Indian batters Dinesh Karthik , Axar Patel and Harshal Patel got out in the first ball.

Ireland openers Paul Stirling and Andy Balbirine gives them a great start by scoring 72 runs in 5.4 overs. Paul Stirling scores 40 runs off 18 balls with 5 fours and 3 sixes before been dismissed by Ravi Bishnoi. Irish captain Andy Balbrine 60(37) attacked the Indian bowlers well and kept them in the chase. He was dismissed by Harshal Patel.He was lucky once when Ishan Kisan stumped him off Ravi Bishnoi off a no-ball. Harry Tector 39(28), George Dockrell 34*(16) and Mark Adair 23*(12) batted well and fight till last ball of match before fell short for just 4 runs.

Hardik Pandya Indian captain given Umran Malik the final over when Irish needed 17 runs to win. First ball be bowls was a dot ball. Second ball he bowls a no-ball. Free hit ball and the next delivery hit for boundary by Mark Adair. Needed 8 off the last 3 balls Umran bowled well and given only 3 runs in last 3 balls.

Player of the Match:- Deepak Hooda 104(57)

Player of the Series:- Deepak Hooda

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