India vs Ireland: Team India has to play a series of two T20 matches against Ireland. Indian team has not lost a single match against Ireland till date. India has a young captain in the form of Hardik Pandya. At the same time, there are three strong openers in the Indian team, who specialize in explosive batting. In such a situation, Captain Hardik can take two players on the field.
India won many matches
Ishaan Kishan has shown a great game in the absence of Rohit Sharma. He scored 206 runs in 5 matches of the series against South Africa. Ishan Kishan always gave the team a strong start. He has emerged as the biggest match winner for Team India. He has the ability to hit long shots. In such a situation, it is certain to land in the first T20 match against Ireland. Now the question is, who will be his opening partner, then one of Rituraj Gaikwad and Venkatesh Iyer can get a chance for him.
These players proved to be flop
In the South Africa series, Rituraj Gaikwad, who came out to open in place of KL Rahul, looked absolutely flop. It became difficult to get runs from his bat. He is longing to stay on the crease far away from scoring runs. Against the African team, he could score only one half-century. In such a situation, he can be left out of the playing XI against Ireland. Whenever Rituraj Gaikwad got a chance. He could not redeem it.
This player in search of opportunity
Ever since Hardik Pandya’s return to Team India. Venkatesh Iyer’s career is in danger. He is yearning to get into the playing. He did not get a chance to play a single match against South Africa. In such a situation, the ability of this player is getting spoiled while sitting on the bench. Along with Ishan Kishan, captain Hardik Pandya can give Venkatesh Iyer a chance to open. Iyer is famous for his aggressive batting. He has the experience of opening, which can be useful for Team India.
Indian team for Ireland series:
Hardik Pandya (captain), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (vice-captain), Ishan Kishan, Rituraj Gaikwad, Sanju Samson, Suryakumar Yadav, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Harshal Patel , Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik