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Ireland vs India 1st T20I 2018 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Ireland vs India 1st T20I 2018


Watch the highlights of Ireland vs India 1st T20I 2018 - India tour of Ireland 2-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between India and Ireland at The Village, Malahide, Dublin in 27th June 2018.

Rohit Sharma works the ball into the leg side © Cricket Ireland

Rohit Sharma's record-breaking 61-ball 97 and Shikhar Dhawan's record-breaking fastest fifty before Kuldeep Yadav's four-for, Yuzvendra Chahal and Jasprit Bumrah's combined 5-wickets helped to India thumping 76-run victory over Ireland, despite a James Shannon's assault and take a 1-0 lead in a historic game of the first T20I.

* India's 76-run win was their fourth largest victory by terms of runs in T20 international.

* Shikhar Dhawan hammered a 27-ball his joint second fastest fifty for India in T20 international and the fastest fifty by an Indian batsman against Ireland in T20Is.

* Rohit Sharma hammered a 39-ball second fastest fifty by an Indian batsman against Ireland in T20Is after Shikhar Dhawan's 27-ball half-century in this match.

* Rohit Sharma's 97 was his third highest score for India in T20 international and the highest-score by an Indian batsman against Ireland in T20Is.

* Shikhar Dhawan's 74 was his third highest score for India in T20 international and the second highest-score by an Indian batsman against Ireland in T20Is after Rohit Sharma's 97 in this match.

* India's 208 was their fifth highest score in T20 international and it is their highest total against Ireland in T20Is.

* 160 : Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma set up the record first-wicket partnership for India against Ireland in T20 international, previously held by the 77-run stand between Gautam Gambhir and Rohit Sharma at Nottingham in the 2009 World Twenty20 and India's second highest opening stand in T20Is and also India's second highest any-wicket stand in T20Is.

* Kuldeep Yadav's 4 for 21 was the tenth best bowling figures for India in T20 international and the second best bowling figures by an Indian bowler against Ireland in T20Is after Zaheer Khan's 4 for 19.

* Roston Chase's 4 for 35 was the eighth best bowling figure for Ireland in T20 international and the best bowling figures by an Ireland bowler against India in T20Is, surpassing the previous record of 1 for 23 held by Regan West at Nottingham in the 2009 World Twenty20.

India scored mammoth total of 208-5 in 20 overs with top scorer by Rohit Sharma 97 off 61-balls - who fell three-run short of his century - including 8-fours & 5-sixes with strike rate of 159.01.

* Shikhar Dhawan blasted a 74 off 45-balls including 5-fours & 5-sixes with strike rate of 164.44 and Suresh Raina 10.

Ireland best bowler by Peter Chase claimed a career-best 4-wickets for 35-runs in 4-overs and one for Kevin O'Brien.

Ireland scored 132-9 in 20 overs with top scorer by James Shannon blasted a 60 off 35-balls including 5-fours & 4-sixes with strike rate of 171.42, Stuart Thompson 12 and Andy Balbirne 11.

India best bowler by Kuldeep Yadav 4-21, Yuzvendra Chahal picked up 3-wickets and Jasprit Bumrah took 2-wickets.

Kuldeep Yadav named Player of the match for his brilliant bowling performance to claimed a career-best 4-wickets for 21-runs in 4-overs.

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