14:10 GMT: Start of play for the day
Hello and welcome to the live coverage of first T20I of 2-match series between Ireland and India. Both the teams will face each other at The Village, Malahide, Dublin.
Ireland's deliberations were around finding a side that was competitive now, but with an eye on the future," Andrew White, the chairman of selectors, had said after announcing the Ireland squad for the two matches. Gary Wilson will continue to lead Ireland while the selectors recalled offspinner Andy McBrine and left-arm pacer Joshua Little in place of Barry McCarthy and Craig Young.
The tourists with a proven performers to choose from, the Indian think-tank will have some selection headaches ahead of the two games. Their middle-order options include Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey and Dinesh Karthik and it might come to a toss up between these three for one spot. Umesh Yadav is also part of the squad, having last played a T20I in August 2012, but it remains to be seen if he gets a look in straightaway.
The toss and the teams news will come up shortly, please don't go anywhere, sit back and enjoy the match.........
Toss is coming up
Ireland won the toss and will bowl
India (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni(w), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal
Ireland (Playing XI): Gary Wilson(c), Paul Stirling, James Shannon, Andrew Balbirnie, Simi Singh, Stuart Poynter(w), Kevin O Brien, Stuart Thompson, George Dockrell, Boyd Rankin, Peter Chase
14:58 GMT: Start of session's play

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RG Sharma and S Dhawan to open the batting
14:59 GMT: Start of innings
WB Rankin comes on to bowl
Powerplay 1 (comp): overs 1-6
0b10Rankin to Sharma
good length around off stump, dabs it to cover, rushes for a run, Shikhar sends him back
0b20short of a length on the stumps, gets tall and lands it to on side
0b31too full on leg stump, flicks it to deep mid wicket and gets off the mark
0b40Rankin to Dhawan
fullish delivery outside off stump, goes for a drive but finds cover, who dives and stops the certain four
0b50back of length on leg stump, jams it to on side with flat bat
0b60tad short and outside off stump, pokes it to point for no run
End of over 1:(1 run scored) India 1-0 (Sharma 1*, 3 balls, Dhawan 0*, 3 balls)
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PKD Chase comes on to bowl
1b12Chase to Sharma
low full toss on the pads, whips it past mid wicket and gets a couple
1b20touch full and outside off stump, taps it to short cover for a blob
1b34lbfullish delivery sliding down the leg side, misses the flick, ball brushes off the pads and runs down to the fence for four
1b40back of length on off stump, looks to punch it but gets inside edge, rolls it to on side, sets off for a run, but was sent back
1b54fullish delivery just outside leg stump, tickles it past short fine leg for four
1b60slower fuller just outside off stump, drives it straight to man at mid off
End of over 2:(10 runs scored) India 11-0 (Sharma 7*, 9 balls, Dhawan 0*, 3 balls)
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SR Thompson comes on to bowl
2b10Thompson to Dhawan
fuller length on off stump, chips it infront of the bowler, who fails to grab it
2b24fullish delivery outside off stump, gets forward and lofts it over mid off for four
2b31back of length on the hips, tucks it wide of square leg for one
2b41wdThompson to Sharma
full ball sliding down the leg side, wide called
2b51shortish delivery on off stump, chops it wide of keeper and picks up a run
2b66Thompson to Dhawan
length delivery on off stump, heaves it well over long on fence for a six
2b74full ball down the leg side, gets across and whips it over short fine leg for four
End of over 3:(17 runs scored) India 28-0 (Sharma 8*, 10 balls, Dhawan 15*, 8 balls)
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WB Rankin comes on to bowl
3b10Rankin to Sharma
short of a length outside off stump, cuts it straight to backward point
3b24fuller length outside off stump, lifts it just over cover, ball races down to the fence for four
3b30full ball slipping down the leg side, misses the flick, onto the pads
3b40full in length and around off stump, blocks it back to the bowler off the front foot
3b54full ball just outside leg stump, whips it over short fine leg for four more
3b61short ball outside off stump, dabs it wide of point and gets a run
End of over 4:(9 runs scored) India 37-0 (Sharma 17*, 16 balls, Dhawan 15*, 8 balls)
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KJ O'Brien comes on to bowl
4b11O'Brien to Sharma
length ball outside off stump, plays it to off side for a run
4b26O'Brien to Dhawan
good length on off stump, heaves it over long off fence for a six
CricketArchive Oracles say that Shikhar Dhawan has made 6000 runs in twenty20 matches
4b31good length outside outside off stump, steers it to third man for a run
4b40O'Brien to Sharma
short ball outside off stump, dabs it to backward point
4b54fullish delivery outside off stump, drives it through covers and goes for four
4b61good length on leg stump, tucks it wide of mid wicket for a run
CricketArchive Oracles say that the India 50 took 4.6 overs
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 50 (Sharma 23, Dhawan 22) took 30 balls
End of over 5:(13 runs scored) India 50-0 (Sharma 23*, 20 balls, Dhawan 22*, 10 balls)
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PKD Chase comes on to bowl
5b11Chase to Sharma
fuller on leg stump, works it to deep backward square leg
5b20Chase to Dhawan
short of a length on off stump, gets on top of the bounce and drops it to off side
5b30bouncer on the stumps, pulls and misses, hits him on the helmet
5b40slightly overpitched and just outside off stump, goes for a drive but finds mid off
5b52fullish delivery outside off stump, slices it over backward point for a brace
5b66length delivery just outside off stump, uses his feet and dispatches it to long off fence for six
End of over 6:(9 runs scored) India 59-0 (Sharma 24*, 21 balls, Dhawan 30*, 15 balls)
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GH Dockrell comes on to bowl
6b11Dockrell to Sharma
fuller outside off stump, drives it to deep extra cover
6b21Dockrell to Dhawan
slider on leg stump, turns it to on side for a run
6b31Dockrell to Sharma
too full on leg stump, eases it to long on
6b41Dockrell to Dhawan
flighted delivery on off stump, comes down the track and heaves it to deep mid wicket
6b51Dockrell to Sharma
flatter on the stumps, tucks it wide of mid wicket
6b61Dockrell to Dhawan
flighted ball on leg stump, nudges it wide of square leg
End of over 7:(6 runs scored) India 65-0 (Sharma 27*, 24 balls, Dhawan 33*, 18 balls)
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Simranjit Singh comes on to bowl
7b11Simranjit Singh to Dhawan
fuller on leg stump, nudges it to mid wicket
7b21Simranjit Singh to Sharma
short ball on leg stump, turns it to on side for a run
7b31Simranjit Singh to Dhawan
pulls his length back on off, punches it to long on
7b46Simranjit Singh to Sharma
flighted delivery on leg stump, shimmies down and heaves it over deep mid wicket for six
7b51flatter on the pads, tucks it round the corner for a run
7b62Simranjit Singh to Dhawan
flighted delivery on off stump, goes for a sweep, gets top edge, goes over the keeper
End of over 8:(12 runs scored) India 77-0 (Sharma 35*, 27 balls, Dhawan 37*, 21 balls)
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8b11Dockrell to Sharma
tossed up outside off stump, drives it to deep extra cover
8b20Dockrell to Dhawan
pitched up just outside off stump, sweeps and misses, onto the pads
8b31bit short on off, swats it to long on
8b40Dockrell to Sharma
back of length on off, blocks it back to the bowler
8b51bit short on off, wrists it to deep mid wicket
8b64Dockrell to Dhawan
dragged it short outside off stump, goes deep and cuts it to deep backward point for four
End of over 9:(7 runs scored) India 84-0 (Sharma 37*, 30 balls, Dhawan 42*, 24 balls)
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WB Rankin comes on to bowl
9b10Rankin to Sharma
slower fuller on off stump, drives it to man at mid off for a blob
9b21good length on off stump, guides it to third man for a single
9b31Rankin to Dhawan
short and wide outside off stump, cuts it to deep point for a run
9b46Rankin to Sharma
full length ball on off stump, clears his front leg and connects it to long off stands for a six
9b51short ball on leg stump, rocks back and pulls it to fine leg
9b61Rankin to Dhawan
too full on leg stump, clips it to deep mid wicket for a run
End of over 10:(10 runs scored) India 94-0 (Sharma 45*, 34 balls, Dhawan 44*, 26 balls)
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10b16Dockrell to Dhawan
flighted delivery on off stump, gets forward and heaves it over deep mid wicket fence for a six
CricketArchive Oracles say that Shikhar Dhawan has made 50 in 27 balls with 3 fours and 4 sixes
CricketArchive Oracles say that the India 100 took 10.1 overs
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 100 (Sharma 45, Dhawan 50) took 61 balls
10b20fuller on middle stump, sweeps it straight to short fine leg
10b30tossed up just outside off stump, reverse sweeps it to backward point
10b44short ball just outside leg stump, swings it past short fine leg for four
10b51flighted ball on off stump, brooms it to deep square leg
10b61Dockrell to Sharma
flatter at the stumps, nudges it wide of mid wicket and gets a run
End of over 11:(12 runs scored) India 106-0 (Sharma 46*, 35 balls, Dhawan 55*, 31 balls)
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PR Stirling comes on to bowl
11b11Stirling to Sharma
fuller on off stump, pushes it to cover, who gets fumble
11b21Stirling to Dhawan
charges down the track and takes it on the full, drives it to long off
11b31Stirling to Sharma
tossed up outside off stump, drives it to deep extra cover
11b41Stirling to Dhawan
overpitched and outside off stump, drives it firmly but straight to long off
11b51Stirling to Sharma
fullish delivery outside off stump, drives it to deepish extra cover for a run
11b60Stirling to Dhawan
low full toss outside off stump, plays and misses, through to the keeper
End of over 12:(5 runs scored) India 111-0 (Sharma 49*, 38 balls, Dhawan 57*, 34 balls)
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KJ O'Brien comes on to bowl
Direct hit, umpire goes upstairs to check it
12b11O'Brien to Sharma
good length ball outside off stump, pushes it to extra cover and rushes for a run, fielder at extra cover, collects the ball and fires it to bowler's end, but Sharma makes him ground on time
CricketArchive Oracles say that Rohit Sharma has made 50 in 39 balls with 4 fours and 2 sixes
12b21O'Brien to Dhawan
short ball just outside off stump, pulls it to deep mid wicket
12b36O'Brien to Sharma
back of length on off stump, whacks it over cow corner fence for a six
CricketArchive Oracles say that Rohit Sharma has passed his previous highest score of 52 in twenty20 matches against Ireland
CricketArchive Oracles say that Rohit Sharma has passed his previous highest score of 52 in twenty20 international matches against Ireland
12b41good length delivery outside off stump, drives it to sweeper cover for one
12b50O'Brien to Dhawan
fullish delivery outside off stump, moves across for a whip but misses it, onto the pads
12b61wdfull ball down the leg side
12b71low full toss outside off stump, slices it to sweeper cover for a run
End of over 13:(11 runs scored) India 122-0 (Sharma 57*, 41 balls, Dhawan 59*, 37 balls)
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13b11Stirling to Dhawan
low full outside off stump, slices it just wide of short third man for a run
13b20Stirling to Sharma
tossed up outside off stump, drives it straight to extra cover
13b31flighted delivery on leg stump, swings it to long on
13b41Stirling to Dhawan
too full and outside off stump, drills it to long off for a single
13b54Stirling to Sharma
flighted delivery outside off stump, slices it over backward point, ball races away to the fence for four
13b64tossed up outside off stump, exposes his stumps and heaves it over cover four more
End of over 14:(11 runs scored) India 133-0 (Sharma 66*, 45 balls, Dhawan 61*, 39 balls)
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GH Dockrell comes on to bowl
14b16Dockrell to Dhawan
flighted delivery on off stump, comes down the pitch and slogs it over deep mid wicket fence for a six
14b21flighted delivery on off stump, shimmies down and drives it to long on
14b31Dockrell to Sharma
Dropped!!!!! good length ball on off stump, heaves it to deep extra cover, where fielder puts it down
14b41Dockrell to Dhawan
low full on middle stump, reverse sweeps it to deep mid wicket
14b56Dockrell to Sharma
tossed up on off stump, sits back and heaves it over deep mid wicket fence for a six
14b60too full and outside off stump, pushes it to backward point
End of over 15:(15 runs scored) India 148-0 (Sharma 73*, 48 balls, Dhawan 69*, 42 balls)
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KJ O'Brien comes on to bowl
15b14O'Brien to Dhawan
too full on off stump, heaves it straight down the ground for four
CricketArchive Oracles say that the India 150 took 15.1 overs
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 150 (Sharma 73, Dhawan 73) took 91 balls
15b21yorker length outside off stump, squeezes it to backward point for a run
15b32O'Brien to Sharma
fuller on off stump, top edges it wide of long on, who runs forward but fails to grab it
15b44fullish delivery just outside off stump, splices it over short third man for four
15b51too full on leg stump, eases it to long on for a run
15b60O'Brien to Dhawan
fullish delivery outside off stump, heaves it in the air, long off runs forward and grabs the well judged catch, Dhawan goes for 74, India losses first on 160
Dhawan c Thompson b O'Brien (74 runs, 45 balls, 5x4, 5x6, 13x0)
End of over 16:(12 runs scored) India 160-1 (Sharma 80*, 51 balls)
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SK Raina comes in to bat
SR Thompson comes on to bowl
16b14Thompson to Raina
full and wide outside off stump, slices it wide of backward point for four
CricketArchive Oracles say that Suresh Raina has made 1500 runs in twenty20 international matches
16b24overpitched and outside off stump, gets forward and drives it wide of long off for four
16b30full toss outside off stump, swings and misses, through to the keeper
16b41slower fuller on off stump, pushes it down to long off
16b54Thompson to Sharma
tossed up outside off stump, slogs it to deep mid wicket for four
16b61fuller length on off stump, heaves it to long on for a single
End of over 17:(14 runs scored) India 174-1 (Sharma 85*, 53 balls, Raina 9*, 4 balls)
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PKD Chase comes on to bowl
17b11Chase to Sharma
short ball on leg stump, pulls it to fine leg for a run
17b21wdChase to Raina
shortish delivery well outside off stump, wide given
17b31full toss on off stump, swings it to long on
17b46Chase to Sharma
length ball on off stump, heaves it straight over the bowler down the ground for a lovely six
17b51too full just outside off stump, drives it to deep cover for one
17b61wdChase to Raina
full ball angling well outside off, another wide
17b71wdshortish delivery well over the head of the batsman, square leg umpire gives it wide
17b80shortish delivery on the stumps, top edges it to deep backward point, where Kevin grabs it, Raina goes, 186-2
Raina c O'Brien b Chase (10 runs, 6 balls, 2x4, 0x6, 2x0)
CricketArchive Oracles say that This is the best bowling by Peter Chase in an innings in twenty20 matches against India
CricketArchive Oracles say that This is the best bowling by Peter Chase in an innings in twenty20 international matches against India
CricketArchive Oracles say that This is the best bowling by Peter Chase in an innings in twenty20 matches at Dublin
CricketArchive Oracles say that This is the best bowling by Peter Chase in an innings in twenty20 international matches at Dublin
CricketArchive Oracles say that This is the best bowling by Peter Chase in an innings in twenty20 international matches

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MS Dhoni comes in to bat
17b91Chase to Sharma
good length outside off stump, pushes it to mid off and picks up a run
End of over 18:(13 runs scored) India 187-2 (Sharma 94*, 57 balls, Dhoni 0*, 0 balls)
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WB Rankin comes on to bowl
18b11Rankin to Sharma
short ball outside off stump, cuts it to deep point for a run
18b24Rankin to Dhoni
back of length on leg stump, swings it to deep backward square leg for four
18b31back of length outside off stump, dabs it down to third man
18b41Rankin to Sharma
full ball on off stump, moves across and flicks it to deep mid wicket
18b51wdRankin to Dhoni
shortish delivery well outside off, wide called
18b60too full on off stump, gets forward and drills it back to the bowler
18b76What a Shot!!!!! length delivery just outside off stump, muscles it way over long off fence for a huge six, 200 up for India
CricketArchive Oracles say that the India 200 took 18.6 overs
End of over 19:(14 runs scored) India 201-2 (Sharma 96*, 59 balls, Dhoni 11*, 4 balls)
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19b11Chase to Sharma
fuller length on off stump, lofts it to mid off, who does not carry
19b20Chase to Dhoni
short of a length on off stump, gets down the pitch and top edges it to deep mid wicket, where Stuart grabs it, Dhoni goes for 11, 202-3
Dhoni c Thompson b Chase (11 runs, 5 balls, 1x4, 1x6, 2x0)
HH Pandya comes in to bat
Knocked Him Over, 2 in 2 for Chase
19b30Chase to Sharma
good length ball on off stump, nips back in, swings his bat for a heave but misses the line completely, ball crashes the top of middle stump, gets bowled on 97, 3 short of his hundred, Chase on a hat-trick
Sharma b Chase (97 runs, 61 balls, 8x4, 5x6, 15x0)

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V Kohli comes in to bat
19b40Chase to Kohli
short ball sliding down the leg side, pulls and misses, through to the keeper
19b50full length ball on middle stump, heaves it to deep mid wicket, where Stuart grabs another, Kohli goes for a duck, 5th wicket goes down
Kohli c Thompson b Chase (0 runs, 2 balls, 0x4, 0x6, 2x0)

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MK Pandey comes in to bat
19b66Chase to Pandya
banged it short just outside off stump, stays deep and flashes a cut over third man fence for a six, Ireland need 209 runs to win the match
End of over 20:(7 runs scored) India 208-5 (Pandya 6*, 1 balls, Pandey 0*, 0 balls)
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18:27 GMT: End of innings