IND vs IRE: Hardik Pandya will be the third captain to play against Ireland, did the previous tour as a player

IND vs IRE: Hardik Pandya will be the third captain to play against Ireland, did the previous tour as a player

Every T20 match is important for Team India in view of the T20 World Cup. In such a situation, the Ireland tour can also prove to be a good platform for Team India to try their players. On this tour, Hardik Pandya, who has proved his captaincy in the IPL, has been given the command of the team. Pandya will be the third captain of Team India who will take on Ireland.

The team has played under the captaincy of Dhoni and Kohli

Earlier, Team India has clashed with Ireland twice and each time the team has won. For the first time both the teams met in the 2009 ICC World T20 where the team was led by MS Dhoni. India had a target of 113 runs in that match, which they easily achieved by losing 2 wickets on the basis of Rohit Sharma's half-century innings.

Team India tour of Ireland in 2018

Apart from this, Team India toured Ireland in the year 2018 under the captaincy of Virat Kohli and won the two-match T20 series 2-0. Team India won by 76 runs in the first T20 and by 143 runs in the second T20.

Hardik was a player on the last tour

Hardik Pandya played as a player on the last Ireland tour but on this tour, he is the captain of Team India. However, he was not so successful on the last tour. He played 6 runs in the first T20 and 32 runs in 9 balls in the second T20 and took 1 wicket.

Keep an eye on these players on this tour

Arshdeep Singh and Umran Malik, who are awaiting their debut against South Africa, may get a chance in the last eleven on this tour. Apart from this, Sanju Samson is also going to return to the team from this tour. Before the World Cup, he would also like to perform well in this series to present his claim.

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Smriti Mandhana joined this special club of Kohli-Rohit, and Harmanpreet broke Mithali Raj's big record

Smriti Mandhana joined this special club of Kohli-Rohit, and Harmanpreet broke Mithali Raj's big record

The Indian women's team is on a tour of Sri Lanka these days. A series of 3 T20 matches are being played between both the teams here. The Indian team has won the series by winning the first two matches. The third match of the T20 series will be played from 2 pm on Monday at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla. In the second match of the series, Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana have made a special record. At the same time, Harmanpreet has left behind former captain Mithali Raj in this matter.

Mithali Raj broke the record
The Indian women's team won the second T20 match played on Saturday by 5 wickets. In this match, Harmanpreet broke the special record of former captain Mithali Raj. Harman has now become the highest run-scorer (2372) Indian female cricketer in T20 Internationals. On the other hand, Mithali is at number two with 2364 runs. In the second T20, Harman scored an unbeaten 31 off 32 balls.

Mandhana in Kohli-Rohit's club
In the second T20, India's opener Smriti Mandhana scored 39 runs in 34 balls. In Mandhana's T20 International, 2 thousand (2011) runs have been completed. She has now joined the special club of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. She has become the fifth batsman (men and women) of India to complete her 2000 runs in T20 International matches. Before him, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Harmanpreet Kaur, and Mithali Raj have done this feat.

Highest run-scorer in T20I Indian batsman

Rohit Sharma: 3313 runs
Virat Kohli: 3296 runs
Harmanpreet Kaur: 2372 runs
Mithali Raj: 2364 runs
Smriti Mandhana: 2011 Runs

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