The Indian cricket team under skipper Virat Kohli are all set to start their 81-day United Kingdom tour on Wednesday.
The team will play their first of two T20 matches against Ireland on 27 June at the Dublin stadium. The second and last match of the tournament will be played on the same ground after two days. Ireland was recently granted the status of a Test team. India vs Ireland T20 series is crucial for Indian squad. By playing the T20 tournament, India will get time to acclimatise themselves with the alien conditions of UK, where they will face England in all formats of the game right after the Ireland tour gets over.
Ahead of India vs Ireland 1st T20I, here is everything you need to know:
Date: Ireland vs India, 1st T20 International will be played on June 27, 2018.
Venue: India vs Ireland, 1st T20 International will be played in Dublin, Ireland.
Time: Ireland vs India, 1st T20I will begin at 8:30 pm (IST).
Live Broadcast: Ireland vs India, 1st T20 International will be shown on Sony Six.
India T20I Squad: Virat Kohli(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Siddarth Kaul, Umesh Yadav
Ireland T20I Squad: Gary Wilson(c), Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, George Dockrell, Joshua Little, Andy McBrine, Kevin O Brien, William Porterfield, Stuart Poynter, Boyd Rankin, James Shannon, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson