After having been outshone in the opening game of the two-match T20 series against India, Ireland would look to fight back during the second game of the series at the same venue, Dublin.
India, in contrast, would be keen to experiment and give the players, who were benched in the first game, a chance.
India had the perfect start to the series as Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma blasted the Irish bowling to all parts of the group. With the ball then Kuldeep Sharma completely bamboozled the hosts’ batting. India are likely to give the likes of Washington Sundar and Siddharth Kaul a go in today’s game.
Ireland did compete although the defeat margin was huge. Amidst the ruins, Peter Chase claimed 4 for 35. Also, James Shannon made a brilliant 60 from 35 balls although he is relatively inexperienced. Ireland will be looking forward to the likes of Kevin O’Brien to deliver