New Delhi: The Indian team defeated the hosts in the very first T20 match of the series against Ireland and made a winning start under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya. The second match of this two-match T20 International series will be played at Malahide Cricket Club Ground on Tuesday. When the Indian team takes the field in the second T20 match, it will want to clean sweep the hosts and win the series.
At the same time, the opposition team would like to win this match and end the series on a level playing field. Barring a few players in the first T20 match for India, almost all the players were seen in color. At the same time, apart from Harry Tector and Craig Young, other players were looking for form for the Irish team.
If in the second T20 match for the Indian team Rituraj Gaikwad If he remains fit, then it is considered sure to play in his playing XI. Not only this, he will also be seen opening the innings with Ishaan Kishan. Deepak Hooda started the innings with Kishan after Gaikwad was unfit in the first T20 match.
Apart from this, Suryakumar Yadav in third place, captain Hardik Pandya in fourth place, Deepak Hooda in fifth place, Dinesh Karthik at number six are sure to play. Karthik will also play the role of wicketkeeper in the team. At the same time, Axar Patel can once again be selected in the team as a spin all-rounder.
Talking about bowling, Bhuvneshwar Kumar was seen in a great style in the last match. At the same time, Avesh Khan also supported him well. Although young sensation fast bowler Umran Malik, who made his international debut in the last match, looked deviated from his rhythm, but the team management can give him another chance. At the same time, 31-year-old veteran spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is also confirmed to play in the last match. He bowled economical in the first T20 match.
Talking about the opposition team Ireland, there is hardly any change in the host team. Actually, if a player is selected in the playing XI in the middle series, then it takes time to settle against the opposition team.
Probable playing XI for the second T20I:
India: Ishan Kishan, Rituraj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (captain), Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Umran Malik and Yuzvendra Chahal.
Ireland: Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Gareth Delany, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker (wk), George Dockrell, Mark Adair, Andrew McBrine, Craig Young, Josh Little, Conor Olfert.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 27, 2022, 19:08 IST