India vs Ireland 2nd T20: India clinch the series

By Piyush


India defeat Ireland by 4 runs in the second and final T20I to secure the two-match series 2-0.

Choosing to bat, India posted a colossal 225 for 7 with Deepak Hooda top-scoring with 104 whilst Sanju Samson chipping in 77.

The Indians then restrained Ireland to 221 for 5 to triumph the match.

Skipper Andy Balbirnie top-scored for Ireland with 60 whilst opener Paul Stirling contributed 40. Harry Tector and George Dockrell contributed 39* and 34* respectively.

For India, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Ravi Bishnoi and Umrah Malik grabbed a wicket apiece.

India had triumphed the first match by 7 wickets.


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