India vs. Ireland: In his entire three-over spell, Chahal grabbed one wicket and allowed just 11 runs to be scored. For his outstanding period, he also received the “Player of the Match” award.
India’s Yuzvendra Chahal opened up about bowling in the challenging freezing-
conditions in Malahide after delivering a superb performance in the opening T20I against Ireland.
At the Malahide Cricket Club Ground on Sunday, Team India defeated Ireland by seven wickets thanks to blistering innings from Deepak Hooda and Hardik Pandya. The first T20I of the two-match series was postponed due to weather.
The scheduled 20 overs were cut to 12 for each side with new rules following a period of heavy rain.
Only three bowlers could bowl two overs each during the powerplay, while two bowlers may bowl three overs.
In his three-over spell, Chahal only lost one wicket and gave up 11 runs. For his outstanding period, he also received the “Player of the Match” award.
“really challenging (in these cold conditions). Today, I felt like a finger spinner (smiles). It can be challenging at times, but you have to adjust to every situation “Chahal stated this during a post-game presentation.
“I am free to bowl anything I want, according to Hardik. There is a relaxed vibe all around. I’m wearing three sweaters right now since I’m not feeling well “Added he.
With seven wickets in hand, Team India was able to chase down the goal of 109 runs in just 9.2 overs thanks to Hooda and Hardik, who both scored 47 runs off 29 balls. Craig Young was the best bowler for Ireland, taking two wickets, while Joshua Little was content with just one.
Harry Tector’s unbeaten 64 earlier in the first innings helped Ireland defeat India by 108/4. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Chahal, Hardik Pandya, and Avesh Khan each claimed one wicket for the visitors.
India now leads the two-match series 1-0 with this victory, and the second T20I between the two teams will take place on Tuesday.