The Indian cricket team has reached Ireland for the upcoming T20I series. India is scheduled to play a three-match T20 series against Ireland starting from August 18 to August 23 at the village stadium in Dublin.
This is the second T20 international tour of India. Recently, India was on a one-month-long tour to the West Indies for 2 Tests, 3 ODIs, and 5 T20Is. Among all three series, India won the Tests and ODIs but lost the T20 series against the Windies by 3-2.
BCCI has made several changes to the team for the upcoming IND vs. IRE 1st T20I. This time, star pacer Jasprit Bumrah will lead the Indian squad for the T20 tournament. Apart from that, head coach Rahul Dravid and NCA chief VVS Laxman will not accompany the Indian team for the Ireland series.
India Playing 11 (IND vs IRE T20I)
Here’s the predicted list of playing 11 of the Indian team against Ireland for the 1st T20I:
Jasprit Bumrah (C), Yashaswi Jaiswal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Tilak Verma, Shivam Dubey, Sanju Samson (WK), Rinku Singh, Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, and Mukesh Kumar.
Ireland Playing 11 (IND vs IRE T20I)
Here’s the predicted list of playing 11 of Ireland’s team against India for the 1st T20I:
Paul Stirling (Captain), Lorcan Tucker (WK), Andrew Balbirnie, Ross Adair, Harry Tector, Gareth Delany, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Fionn Hand, Mark Adair, and Craig Young.
India vs Ireland 1st T20I Dream 11 Prediction
Ireland has recently qualified for the ICC World Cup 2023, and they seem to be in great form. But the track record of India against the T20I has been great. Also, the Indian team looks quite strong under the leadership of Jasprit Bumrah.
So, as per the Dream 11 predictions, India holds a great chance of winning the India vs. Ireland 1st T20I match by a good margin.
India vs. Ireland 1st T20I match will be available for live streaming in India on JioCinema. All three matches are scheduled to start at the same time, 7:30 p.m. (IST). For Irish fans, the live streaming will start at 3:00 p.m. (Irish Standard Time).