IND beat IRE by 76 runs | India vs Ireland Live Cricket Score 1st T20 Match

India in Ireland, 2 T20I Series, 2018

Date: Jun 27, 2018 Start Time: 20:30 IST | 15:00 GMT | 16:00 Local
Venue: The Village, Malahide, Dublin
208/5 Overs: 20.0
132/9 Overs: 20.0
India beat Ireland by 76 runs

India vs Ireland Live Cricket Score - 1st T20 Match - Summary

End of Over : 20.0 IRE: 132/9

That is it from the first T20I between Ireland and India. The visitors were way too strong for the Irish but one cannot exactly say that the hosts played well. Perhaps they were nervous and bowled way too many bad balls. The fielding was not at its best either. Batting well - playing against spin did not turn out to be their cup of tea. Do join us on Friday, 29th June, 2018 at 1600 local (1500 GMT) to see if they improve in the second game. Meanwhile, whatever be the format, the clobbering of the Aussie bowlers continues at the hands of the English bowlers. The one-off T20I is happening in Birmingham - do catch that game as well. ADIOS! TAKE CARE!

19.6 0

DROPPED! Does not matter in context of the game but the bowler is hurt. Full and outside off, Chase hits it straight back. Bumrah goes low for the catch but the ball bursts through his hands. He is in discomfort and calls for the physio. Seems to have split the webbing. Meanwhile, that ends the game as well.

19.5 1

Driven through mid off by the batsman. They pick up a single.

19.4 1

Punches it through the covers for a run.

19.3 1

Outside off, Boyd looks to slash but gets a bottom edge down to third man. Just a single.

19.2 0

A length ball outside leg, Rankin looks to flick but the ball goes off his pads towards the keeper.

19.1 0

A short ball, right at the body, played towards cover.

End of Over : 19 3 Runs IRE: 129/9
18.6 1

The batsman works it down the leg side. One run added to the total. Frugal but wicketless is Bhuvi - 4-0-16-0.

18.5 1

Full and outside off, pushed through the covers for a run.

18.4 1

The batsman has driven it through mid on for a single.

18.3 0

A slower ball outside off, Rankin checks his shot and nearly chips it towards cover.

18.2 0

A short ball outside off, punched straight to cover.

18.1 0

Outside off, Rankin looks to drive it through the covers but misses.


Ahead of India’s tour of England, the Indian cricket team will land in Ireland for two-match T20 International series. The two T20I matches will be played on June 27 and June 29. The series will help India prepare for a bigger challenge against England. India will take on England in three T20Is and as many One-day Internationals (ODIs) followed by five Test matches. Meanwhile, Indian cricket team’s current focus will be the T20Is against Ireland.


This will be the first bilateral T20I series between India and Ireland. The two sides have just met once in the game’s shorter format. The contest took place during the 2009 World T20I in England when India defeated Ireland by eight wickets in a group stage match.


India apparently named full-strength squad for the Ireland T20Is. The same squad will take on England in T20Is as well. The visitors will be led by Virat Kohli who has received from a shoulder injury. Kohli was scheduled to play for Surrey in county circuit nut the injury ruled him out of that stint. He along with other teammates will be looking to adjust to conditions in this series.


Ireland, on the other hand, included offspinner Andy McBrine and left-arm fast bowler Joshua Little in the squad. Ireland comes into the series after participating in a tri-series involving Netherlands and Scotland. Ireland managed to win only one game out four and finished last.


India T20I Squad: Virat Kohli(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Siddarth Kaul, Umesh Yadav.


Ireland T20I Squad: Gary Wilson(c), Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, George Dockrell, Joshua Little, Andy McBrine, Kevin O Brien, William Porterfield, Stuart Poynter, Boyd Rankin, James Shannon, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson.