The explosive batter was found to be super popular in Dublin as he obliged the request of umpteen fans on the sidelines of the first T20. From autographs to selfies, Samson did it all during the rain-curtailed match.
During a brief period without rain, Hardik Pandya won the toss in his first match as India captain and opted to bowl first against Ireland, considering the weather forecast.
The all-rounder has been in good batting form during the ongoing five-match series, scoring 117 runs, at a strike rate of 153.94, averaging 58.50, in four matches so far.
The team will be back in action for the first time after the FIH women's junior World Cup South Africa 2021 when it plays Ireland at UCD Dublin on June 19. India will also play Netherlands, USA and Ukraine in the league stage of the competition.
India will play two T20Is on June 26th and 28th in Dublin.
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Dublin: India rode on an all-round effort to kick off their English summer with a 76-run thrashing of minnows Ireland in the first of the two-match T20I series here on Wednesday. Put into bat, the visitors posted a commanding 208/5, thanks to brilliant half centuries from seasoned openers Rohit Sharma (97 off 61 balls; 4×8, […]
Dublin: Refreshed and rejuvenated after a much deserved break, India will look to start the English summer on a high when they take the field in the first of the two-match T20I series against Ireland here on Wednesday. The T20Is against Ireland are only a precursor to the sterner tests in England, where the Virat […]