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USA vs Ireland 1st T20I 2021 Highlights

Watch the highlights of USA vs Ireland 1st T20I 2021 - Ireland tour of United States of America 2-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match first time played between Ireland and United States of America at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill in 22nd December 2021.

USA vs Ireland 1st T20I 2021 Highlights
Gajanand Singh and Sushant Modani shared a USA T20I record 110-run stand © Peter Della Penna

Gajanand Singh's career-best 65, Sushant Modani's debut fifty and Marty Kain's debut assault before Bowlers delivered to USA registered their historic first T20I win against Ireland by 26-runs, despite a Paul Stirling's attack - Lorcan Tucker's half-century and take a 1-0 lead in the first T20 international.

Match Stats :
  • USA's 26-run win was their largest victory by terms of runs in T20 internationals, previous biggest win by 23-runs against Bermuda at North Sound in the last month.
  • USA's 188 was their highest score in T20 internationals, previous highest was 172 against Bermuda at North Sound in the last month.
  • Ireland's 162 was their second highest score at away in T20 internationals.
  • Lorcan Tucker became the first Ireland batsman to score a fifty against USA in T20 international cricket history.
  • Sushant Modani became the second USA batsman to score a fifty on debut T20I match after Steven Taylor.
  • Sushant Modani became the fourth USA batsman to score a fifty in T20 internationals.
  • Gajanand Singh became the first USA batsman to score a fifty against Ireland in T20 international cricket history.
  • Sushant Modani became the second USA batsman to score a fifty against Ireland in T20 internationals.
  • 110 : Sushant Modani and Gajanand Singh set up the record third-wicket partnership for USA in T20 international,previously held by the 72- run stand between Steven Taylor and Xavier Marshall against UAE at ICCA Dubai in 2019 and USA's highest any-wicket stand in T20I cricket history, surpassing the previous record held by the unbeaten 91-run stand for the first-wicket between Ian Holland and Aaron Jones against Bahamas at Coolidge in the last month.
  • Barry McCarthy's 4 for 30 was his best bowling performance for Ireland in T20 internationals.

USA scored 188-6 in 20 overs with top scorer by Gajanand Singh 65, Debutant Sushant Modani - who scored 50 off 39-balls on his debut T20I match - including 3-fours & a six.

Debutant Marty Kain - who blasted a unbeaten 39 off 15-balls on his debut T20I match - including 3-sixes & 3-fours with strike rate of 260.

Ireland best bowler by Barry McCarthy claimed a career-best 4-wickets for 30-runs in 4-overs, Simi Singh and Ben White both took one-wickets.

Ireland scored 162-6 in 20 overs with top scorer by Lorcan Tucker cracked a unbeaten 57 off 49-balls including 3-fours & 2-sixes.

Paul Stirling blasted a 31 off 15-balls including 6-fours, Shane Getkate 19 and Curtis Campher 17.

USA best bowler by Saurabh Netravalkar, Nisarg Patel and Ali Khan each took 2-wickets.

Gajanand Singh named Player of the match for his scintillating batting performance to scored a career-best 65 off 42-balls including 5-sixes and 3-fours with strike rate of 154.76.