India wins the match by 143 runs, their highest margin in a T20I victory. Ireland fell like a pack of cards. The Indian bowlers were into it since the first over where Umesh Yadav took the first wicket. From there, there was no looking back.

A lot to ponder for Ireland after the listless performances. For India, Virat Kohli will be facing selection dilemmas in England. Here, we wrap up our live coverage of the match here.

Yadav continues. A single on the first ball is followed by a couple of runs on the other. Rankin steps out of the crease, eventually fails to connect with the ball; Dinesh Karthik does the rest. Raykin is STUMPED OUT! 

India wins the match | Ireland loses by 143 runs. 

Chahal continues. A dot, a single, and a dot on the first three balls of the over. A WIDE! ball next. A single on the next ball is followed by a wicker on the next ball. Thompson is BOWLED OUT! and Chahal is elated. Peter Chase is the new man in. FOW: 68/9, Stuart Thompson 13 (9). A dot ball to end the over.

Yadav continues. Dockrell is CAUGHT OUT! first ball. He looks to go big but fails to connect. Boyd Rankin is the new man in. FOW: 56/8, George Dockrell: 4 (8). 

1,0,1,1 on the next four balls of the over. Rankin hits a LONG SIX! on the last ball of the over, over the long-off boundary region.

Chahal continues. Three dot balls on a trot. Three runs on the next ball. Thompson hits a couple of FOURs! to end the over.

Kuldeep Yadav brought into the attack. Wilson welcomes him with a FOUR! towards the third-man boundary. A dot ball next. Yadav BOWLS OUT! Wilson. A great show of spin there. George Dockrell is the new man in. FOW: 44/7, Gary Wilson: 15 (18). A couple of dot balls is followed by a single on the last ball.


Chahal to continue. A dot ball first up. Chahal takes out Simi on the next ball as he is LBW OUT! Stuart Thompson is the new man in. FOW: 36/6; Simi Singh 0 (2).  Ireland takes four singles on the next four balls as the over ends.

Pandya continues. Pandya begins with a WIDE! ball first-up. A single on the next ball is followed by a dot ball.

Pandya takes out danger-man O'Brien. The leading edge lands into the hands of the third-man fielder. Simi Singh is the new man in. FOW: 32/5; Kevin O'Brien 0 (2).

Wilson hits a FOUR! on the next ball. A dot ball to end the over.

Yuzvendra Chahal introduced into the attack. A quiet over for Ireland here as they score only three runs on the first five balls of the over.

Chahal strikes on the first ball of his last over. Andy is BOWLED OUT! as Chahal bowls a lovely loopy delivery on the last ball. Kevin O'Brien is the new man in. FOW: 30/4; Andy Balbirnie 9 (7).

Hardik Pandya introduced. A single on the first ball is followed by a dot on the next ball. A single and a dot ball next. A couple of singles to end the over.

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­India and Ireland will lock horns in the second Twenty20 International on Friday. The 2nd T20I match between the two sides will be played at The Village, in Dublin. The India-Ireland T20I game will begin at 8.30 pm (IST). After beating Ireland convincingly in the first match, the Virat Kohli-led side would be looking forward to ending the series on a winning note.

Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma ran rampant on the Irish side they scored 160 runs for the first wicket. The first wicket partnership saw India score over 200 runs while batting first. India’s middle order line-up comprising of Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya were not able to fire much. Watch Video of Team India Practice Session: Men in Blue Probable Line-up Against Ireland Ahead of 2nd T20I at Dublin.

For Ireland, the only good performance came from opener James Shannon as he scored a fighting half-century during the run-chase. The spin-duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal was the pick of the bowlers as they picked up seven wickets between them. India vs Ireland 2nd T20I 2018 Live Cricket Streaming: Get Live Cricket Score, Watch Free Telecast of IND vs IRE T20 Match on TV & Online.


India: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Manish Pandey, Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, and Siddarth Kaul.

Ireland: Gary Wilson (captain and wk), Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, George Dockrell, Josh Little, Andy McBrine, Kevin O'Brien, William Porterfield, Stuart Poynter, Boyd Rankin, James Shannon, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, and Stuart Thompson.

Come Friday, both the teams would be itching to register a win. However, it would be an uphill task for the hosts, Ireland, to stage an upset in the night. For Virat Kohli, who had announced several changes in the team composition, it would be a dilemma to pick and choose the playing XI.