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IND vs IRE 1st T20I Preview: Can Hardik and co wipe out Irish challenge?

For India, it is its big reputation that is at stake. The men in blue have so far played three T20Is against the green brigade and have managed to win it all. Hence their unbeaten record is at stake

Team India get ready for the two match T20I series vs Ireland. Photo: @BCCI

Team India get ready for the two match T20I series vs Ireland. (Photo: Twitter/@BCCI)

Abhishek Singh New Delhi
When Hardik Pandya and co take on Andy Balbirnie’s side, it will be more of a test of India’s bench strength and making the most of opportunities for the players who might not get a chance when the full-strength squad is available for selection. Thus the likes of Sanju Samson, Deepak Hooda and Ruturaj Gaikwad wouldn’t want to leave even an iota of a chance to impress the selectors. 

On the other hand, Ireland will be looking to make the maximum use of their home conditions to try and score a point over India in a format where they have

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First Published: Jun 26 2022 | 9:56 AM IST

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