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India vs Ireland 1st T20I: Bumrah two good!

Updated on: 19 August,2023 07:49 AM IST  |  Dublin
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India skipper claims 2-24 against Ireland to make strong comeback after being out for 11 months due to back injury; McCarthy takes hosts to 139-7 at Dublin

India vs Ireland 1st T20I: Bumrah two good!

Jasprit Bumrah (second from right) celebrates an Irish wicket with teammates at Dublin yesterday. Pic/BCCI

India pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah and Prasidh Krishna shone brightly on their return, but Barry McCarthy’s unbeaten fifty took Ireland to a competitive 139-7 in the opening T20I of the three-match series, here on Friday.


Bumrah, who spent 11 months away from the game due to a lower-back stress fracture, picked up 2-24, while Prasidh, who also was nursing a lower-back injury, scalped 2-32. Ravi Bishnoi (2-23) and Arshdeep Singh (1-35) also were among wickets.


Things looked bleak for the hosts after they were down 59-6 in the 11th over, but a seventh wicket 57-run partnership between Curtis Campher (39) and McCarthy (51 not out) staged Ireland’s recovery.


At the time of going to press, India were 47-2 in 6.5 overs before rain interrupted the visitors’ chase. Earlier, Bumrah started with a four, but returned to rattle the off-stump of opener Andrew Balbirnie (4).

An over-ambitious Lorcan Tucker (0) then brought out the ramp shot, only to be caught by ’keeper Sanju Samson as Bumrah bagged his second wicket.

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