Match: Ireland vs India, 1st T20I | India tour of Ireland
Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Time: 21:00 (GMT+5.5) / 21:30 (GMT+6)
Venue: The Village, Dublin
IRE vs IND Preview
- India has won 10, tied 2, and lost just one of the previous 13 T20I series. At home, they recently tied SA 2-2.
- Ireland had 5 wins and 3 loses in its 8 T20I matches this year. Losses have all come at the hands of the UAE.
- Ireland has never defeated India in a T20I match. They have so far lost each of their three encounters with the guests.
On Sunday afternoon and early evening, Ireland and India will begin their two-match IT20 series at The Village in Malahide. The teams have faced off against one another in this style Three times, with India coming out on top each time. Ireland’s last Twenty20 match came in February against UAE, and earlier this month, India drew 2-2 with South Africa at home. At 16:30 local time, this event will start.
Over the past 20 years, Ireland has become a stronger international force, but it still faces competition from the top countries. The home team will face a severe challenge in this.
India’s team, which includes some established players and other up-and-comers, has arrived in Ireland. Despite the slightly different circumstances from home, we still anticipate India to win.
IRE vs IND Weather Report
Early on in Malahide, cloudy with a potential of showers. The match will take place with a temperature of 16 degrees.
IRE vs IND Match Toss Prediction
Teams have successfully chased the goal eight times in 14 T20Is. Even so, the side batting second has won three times in the last five games. The toss winner should take the field first.
IRE vs IND Pitch Report
The shorter borders make the pitch a batting haven. At the Village, there have been a lot of significant wins and successful chases.
Ireland Team News & Probable Playing XIs
Two uncapped players have been chosen by the host team for this series. Conor Olphert, a pace bowler, and top-order hitter Stephen Doheny are not anticipated to be chosen for either game, but they will gain from the experience. The home team’s injury situation is unconcerned.
Recent form – L W W W L
Ireland’s Probable XI
Andrew Balbirnie (c), Lorcan Tucker (wk), Gareth Delany, Paul Stirling, Andy McBrine, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Craig Young, Barry McCarthy, Mark Adair, Josh Little
India Team News & Probable Playing XIs
In the IT20 series against South Africa, Rishabh Pant led India, but he is resting for this one. With Hardik Pandya serving as the team’s captain, Dinesh Karthik will keep wicket. India still has several outstanding talents to choose from despite lacking many well-known players.
Recent form – N W W L L
India’s Probable XI
Hardik Pandya (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Harshal Patel, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Yuzvendra Chahal
IRE vs IND Head to Head Stats (Last 3 matches)
IRE vs IND – 1st T20I, Dream 11
- Sanju Samson (c)
- Ishan Kishan
- Paul Stirling
- Suryakumar Yadav
- Andy Balbirnie
- Hardik Pandya
- Gareth Delany
- Curtis Campher (vc)
- Yuzvendra Chahal
- Harshal Patel
- Mark Adair
IRE vs IND Prediction
Winning the toss
- Ireland – Andy Balbirnie
- India – Ishan Kishan
- Ireland – Craig Young
- India – Harshal Patel
- Ireland – Paul Stirling
- India – Hardik Pandya
Player of the Match
- India – Ishan Kishan
Team Scores Batting First
- Ireland – 180+
- India – 200+
India are the favourites to win this match.
Although the Irish team won’t be overawed by the occasion, the players and fans will be extremely enthusiastic before the match. This game will be Ireland’s best chance because the India team only played a few warm-up matches prior to this series. But we are betting on India to win this first game.