IND vs IRE 2024, T20 World Cup 2024 Match Today: Playing XI, head-to-head stats, weather update and Pitch Report

IND vs IRE 2024

India vs Ireland is Group A Fixture and both of the teams will play their first matches:  Here’s a look at the Playing XI predictions, head-to-head stats, pitch, and weather updates ahead of the match.

 

India vs Ireland T20 World Cup 2024 Match: Rohit Sharma -led Indian national team will start their T20 world cup campaign against Irelands Paul sterling’s Ireland at the newly built Nassau County cricket stadium which has capacity of 34000 people and the stadium is located in east meadow New York.

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Pitch Report :  A sluggish outfield, vast square boundaries and drop-in strips of variable bounce is in the stadium but considering the recent matches the pitch is not that even and the bounce is also sometimes low or high.

In the first match at this venue, Sri Lanka was bowled out for 77, highlighting the challenging wicket.

Expect low bounce and slow nature, posing a great challenge for Indian batters.

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Three of India’s matches will be played in Nassau County International Stadium against Ireland , Pakistan and hosts United States and then to the Caribbean  for the super 8s where top 2 teams from each group will compete.

 

India’s predicted XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson/Axar Patel, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Arshdeep Singh.

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Indian player to lookout for: Hardik Pandya has been in great form recently and how he performs will somehow indicate how india does in this Tournament. At the Cantiague Park nets on Monday, Hardik pandya spent considerable time bowling to SKY , Kohli and Rohit.  If he bowls atleast three over then india could look upto play all rounder Shivam Dube and also include an extra spin option.

 

Key Questions for India

Opening Pair: Will it be Virat Kohli or Yashasvi Jaiswal alongside captain Rohit Sharma?

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Wicketkeeper-Batter: Rishabh Pant or Sanju Samson? Pant’s unpredictable shot-making gives him an edge.

 

Bowling Combination: Stick with Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja as the spin duo. Jasprit Bumrah and either Mohammed Siraj or Arshdeep Singh will lead the pace attack.

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India squad:

Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya (vc), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Jasprit Bumrah , Mohd Siraj .

 

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Ireland predicted XI: 

Andy Balbirnie, Paul Stirling (c), 3 Lorcan Tucker (wk), Harry Tector, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Gareth Delany, Mark Adair, Barry McCarthy, Craig Young, Ben White.

 

Ireland player to watch out for:

Harry Tector’s highest T2OI score is against India when he smashed 64 off 33 balls against a second-string attack. Recently, he scored 56 off 34 balls against Afghanistan. He is going to be Ireland’s key player to negotiate India’s spinners in the middle.

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Ireland Squad:

Paul Stirling (Capt), Mark Adair, Ross Adair, Andrew Balbirnie, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Graham Hume, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Neil Rock, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Ben White, Craig Young.

 

Ireland’s Challenge

Despite India’s 7-0 win record against Ireland in T20I , the Irish team boasts experienced players like Paul Sterling, Andy Balbirnie, and Lorcan Tucker.

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Ireland won’t take India lightly; their competitive mindset is well-known.

 

 

India vs Ireland head-to-head

Matches played: 8, India won: 7, Ireland won: 0, No Result: 1

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The only previous meeting between india and Ireland in T20 World Cups have come in 2009 in Trent Bridge where India won by eight wickets. Rohit Sharma is the sole player from that game who will be playing today.

 

India can’t take Ireland lightly as they are slowly rising in thr field of cricket they got some experienced players and their squad is also good.

 

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Weather Report:

Cloudy skies will be there, humidity is around 93% . However, there is a possibility of a shower during the match.

 

India vs Ireland T20 World Cup match will be Live streamed on the Hotstar App and on the Star Sports Network on televison on June 5, Wednesday from 8 PM IST.

 

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