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PR Stirling and JNK Shannon to open the batting
18:27 GMT: Start of innings
Bhuvneshwar Kumar comes on to bowl
Powerplay 1 (comp): overs 1-6
0b11Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Stirling
good length on leg stump, mistimes it to off side for a run
0b20Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shannon
fuller on leg stump, nudges it to mid wicket
0b30tad full on off stump, gets forward and jams it to off side
0b41too full on off stump, drives it on the up to long off for a brace
0b51lbgood length ball sliding down the leg side, misses the flick, off the pads and goes to on side
0b60Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Stirling
fuller length outside off stump, edges it onto the pads
End of over 1:(3 runs scored) Ireland 3-0 (Stirling 1*, 2 balls, Shannon 1*, 4 balls)
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JJ Bumrah comes on to bowl
1b11Bumrah to Shannon
good length on off stump, dabs it wide of point for a run
1b20Bumrah to Stirling
short ball outside off stump, top edges it to mid off, where Kuldeep grabs it, Stirling goes for 1, first wicket falls on 4
Stirling c Yadav b Bumrah (1 runs, 3 balls, 0x4, 0x6, 2x0)
A Balbirnie comes in to bat
1b30Bumrah to Shannon
good length outside off stump, taps it to point
1b40fuller on leg stump, edges it to on side
1b51wdlength ball down the leg side
1b64short and wide outside off stump, pulls it to deep square leg for four
1b74fuller on leg stump, moves back and drives it through covers for four
End of over 2:(10 runs scored) Ireland 13-1 (Shannon 10*, 9 balls, Balbirnie 0*, 0 balls)
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2b11Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Balbirnie
back of length on leg stump, flicks and misses, off the pads and goes to on side
2b22Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shannon
slower fuller on leg stump, flicks it to deep square leg for a brace
2b30bit short outside off stump, cuts and misses, through to the keeper
2b40good length on leg stump, jabs it to mid on
2b51fuller on leg stump, turns it to on side for a run
2b60Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Balbirnie
back of length on off stump, dabs it to point for a blob
End of over 3:(4 runs scored) Ireland 17-1 (Shannon 13*, 13 balls, Balbirnie 1*, 2 balls)
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3b14Bumrah to Shannon
length ball on the pads, whips it to deep mid wicket for four
3b20back of length outside off stump, knocks it to cover off the backfoot
3b31Put Down!!!! length ball on off stump, heaves it very high in the ari, Sharma at mid wicket gets underneath but could grab it in the end
3b40Bumrah to Balbirnie
short ball just outside off stump, pulls and misses, through to the keeper
3b50shortish delivery just outside off stump, swings and misses, keeper collects it
3b61fuller on leg stump, plays it to on side for a run
End of over 4:(6 runs scored) Ireland 23-1 (Shannon 18*, 16 balls, Balbirnie 2*, 5 balls)
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HH Pandya comes on to bowl
4b11Pandya to Balbirnie
short ball on off stump, drops it to off side for a run
4b20Pandya to Shannon
bouncer on leg stump, pulls and misses, through to the keeper
4b31length ball on off stump, mistimes it to on side for a run
4b44Pandya to Balbirnie
kept it short on off stump, makes room and pulls it to deep mid wicket for four
4b51short of a length on leg stump, tucks it to fine leg for one
4b66Pandya to Shannon
length ball on off stump, heaves it over deep mid wicket fence for a six
End of over 5:(13 runs scored) Ireland 36-1 (Shannon 25*, 19 balls, Balbirnie 8*, 8 balls)
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar comes on to bowl
5b10Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Balbirnie
slower fuller just outside off stump, plays and misses, through to the keeper
5b21full ball just outside leg stump, moves back and drives it through cover for a run
5b31Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shannon
short ball on off stump, steers it to third man for a run
5b40Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Balbirnie
back of length on off stump, comes down the track and edges it onto the pads
5b51knuckle ball on leg stump, plays it to on side for a run
5b64Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shannon
banged it short outside off stump, stays deep and cuts it to deep point for four
End of over 6:(7 runs scored) Ireland 43-1 (Shannon 30*, 21 balls, Balbirnie 10*, 12 balls)
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YS Chahal comes on to bowl
6b11Chahal to Balbirnie
bit short on off, knocks it to sweeper cover
6b21Chahal to Shannon
slider on leg stump, edges it to on side for a run
6b30Chahal to Balbirnie
tossed up just outside off stump, charges down the track for a heave, but misses the line, Dhoni collects the ball and takes the bails off, Balbirni had no time retreat, goes for 11, 45-2
Balbirnie st Dhoni b Chahal (11 runs, 14 balls, 1x4, 0x6, 6x0)
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CricketArchive Oracles say that This is the best bowling by Yuzvendra Chahal in an innings in twenty20 international matches against Ireland
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CricketArchive Oracles say that This is the best bowling by Yuzvendra Chahal in an innings in twenty20 international matches at Dublin
Simranjit Singh comes in to bat
6b41Chahal to Simranjit Singh
fuller outside off stump, sweeps it to deep square leg
6b56Chahal to Shannon
too full on off stump, sits back and slogs it over deep mid wicket fence for a six
CricketArchive Oracles say that James Shannon has passed his previous highest score of 31 in twenty20 international matches
CricketArchive Oracles say that the Ireland 50 took 6.5 overs
6b60flighted delivery just outside off stump, plays and misses, onto the pads, bowler shouts but umpire says no
End of over 7:(9 runs scored) Ireland 52-2 (Shannon 37*, 24 balls, Simranjit Singh 1*, 1 balls)
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HH Pandya comes on to bowl
7b10Pandya to Simranjit Singh
short ball outside off stump, pokes it to point for a blob
7b21shortish delivery at the stumps, pulls it to long leg for a run
7b34Pandya to Shannon
too full on leg stump, flicks it to long leg for four
7b41dug it short on off stump, top edges it infront of third man
7b50Pandya to Simranjit Singh
short of a length just outside off stump, pulls and misses, through to the keeper
7b64shortish delivery outside off stump, dabs it square of third man for four
End of over 8:(10 runs scored) Ireland 62-2 (Shannon 42*, 26 balls, Simranjit Singh 6*, 5 balls)
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8b11Chahal to Shannon
legbreak outside off stump, brooms it to deep mid wicket
8b20Chahal to Simranjit Singh
looped up outside off stump, sweeps and misses, through to the keeper
8b31tossed up outside off stump, drives it to sweeper cover
8b46Chahal to Shannon
too full on off stump, sits back and slogs it over deep mid wicket fence for a six
8b52overpithced on leg stump, works it through mid wicket for a brace
CricketArchive Oracles say that James Shannon has made 50 in 29 balls with 5 fours and 3 sixes
8b60dragged it short outside off stump, cuts and misses
End of over 9:(10 runs scored) Ireland 72-2 (Shannon 51*, 30 balls, Simranjit Singh 7*, 7 balls)
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K Yadav comes on to bowl
9b10Yadav to Simranjit Singh
on length and turning away to off, gets beaten
9b20too full on leg stump, clips it to mid wicket
9b30tossed up just outside off stump, chips it straight to short cover, where Kohli grabs the sharp catch, Singh goes for 7, 72-3
Simranjit Singh c Kohli b Yadav (7 runs, 10 balls, 1x4, 0x6, 6x0)
CricketArchive Oracles say that This is the best bowling by Kuldeep Yadav in an innings in twenty20 matches against Ireland
CricketArchive Oracles say that This is the best bowling by Kuldeep Yadav in an innings in twenty20 international matches against Ireland
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GC Wilson comes in to bat
9b40Yadav to Wilson
flighted delivery spinning down the leg side, goes for reverse sweeps but misses
9b50tossed up on off stump, gets forward and jams it
9b60on length and turning in, sweeps and misses, onto the pads
End of over 10:(0 runs scored) Ireland 72-3 (Shannon 51*, 30 balls, Wilson 0*, 3 balls)
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10b16Chahal to Shannon
fuller on leg stump, whips it over fine leg fence for a six
10b21dropped it short outside off stump, punches it to sweeper cover
10b30Chahal to Wilson
tossed up outside of stump, mistimes it to off side
10b41flighted ball outside off stump, lofts it over cover for a run
10b51Chahal to Shannon
kept it short outside off stump, cuts it to deep point
10b62Chahal to Wilson
flatter outside off stump, cuts it to deep backward point
End of over 11:(11 runs scored) Ireland 83-3 (Shannon 59*, 33 balls, Wilson 3*, 6 balls)
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11b11Yadav to Shannon
flighted bal on off stump, sweeps it to deep square leg
11b21Yadav to Wilson
tossed up outside off stump, reverse sweeps it wide of point
11b30Yadav to Shannon
full and straight on middle and off stump, sweeps and misses, onto the pads, bowler shouts and umpire raises his finger, Shannon goes for well played 60, 85-4
Shannon lbw b Yadav (60 runs, 35 balls, 5x4, 4x6, 12x0)

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KJ O'Brien comes in to bat
11b41Yadav to O'Brien
tossed up on off stump, slogs it to deep mid wicket
11b51Yadav to Wilson
flatter on leg stump, tucks it to square leg for a run
11b61Yadav to O'Brien
flighted ball outside off stump, drives it to long off
End of over 12:(5 runs scored) Ireland 88-4 (Wilson 5*, 8 balls, O'Brien 2*, 2 balls)
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12b16Chahal to O'Brien
tossed up on off stump, charges down the track and heaves it straight down the ground for a six
12b22tossed up outside off stump, drives it wide of deep extra cover
12b30legbreak just outside off stump, goes for a heave but finds long off, where Dhawan grabs it, 96-5 now
O'Brien c Dhawan b Chahal (10 runs, 5 balls, 0x4, 1x6, 1x0)
SR Thompson comes in to bat
12b40Chahal to Wilson
flighted delivery spinning away to off, shimmies down to heave it but misses the line completely, Dhoni grabs the ball and takes the bails off, Wilson falls short, gets stumped, Chahal on a hat-trick, 96-6
Wilson st Dhoni b Chahal (5 runs, 9 balls, 0x4, 0x6, 5x0)
SW Poynter comes in to bat
12b50Chahal to Poynter
flighted ball outside off stump, drills it to short cover
12b60drifted on leg stump, nudges it to mid wicket
End of over 13:(8 runs scored) Ireland 96-6 (Thompson 0*, 0 balls, Poynter 0*, 2 balls)
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13b12Yadav to Thompson
short ball outside off stump, knocks it to deep extra cover
13b21flighted ball on off stump, drives it to long off
13b31lbYadav to Poynter
legbreak just outside leg stump, plays and misses, off the pads and goes to on side
CricketArchive Oracles say that the Ireland 100 took 13.3 overs
13b42Yadav to Thompson
tossed up outside off stump, punches it wide of deep extra cover
13b51too full outside off stump, drives it to square of the wicket
13b61Yadav to Poynter
fuller on leg stump, eases it to long on
End of over 14:(8 runs scored) Ireland 104-6 (Thompson 6*, 4 balls, Poynter 1*, 4 balls)
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HH Pandya comes on to bowl
14b12Pandya to Poynter
fullish delivery outside of stump, lofts it over extra cover and picks up a couple
14b21good length ball outside off stump, fends it to deep point for a run
14b31Pandya to Thompson
tad short and just outside off stump, knocks it to deep cover for one
14b41Pandya to Poynter
knuckle ball on leg stump, knocks it to deep mid wicket for a run
14b54Pandya to Thompson
short and wide outside off stump, backs away and smashes it past extra cover for four
14b61slower bouncer on the stumps, pulls it to deep square leg for a run
End of over 15:(10 runs scored) Ireland 114-6 (Thompson 12*, 7 balls, Poynter 5*, 7 balls)
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15b10Yadav to Thompson
flighted delivery on off stump, goes for a heave but finds long on, where Pandya grabs it with a jump, Thompson goes for 12, 114-7
Thompson c Pandya b Yadav (12 runs, 8 balls, 1x4, 0x6, 1x0)
GH Dockrell comes in to bat
15b26Yadav to Dockrell
tossed up just outside off stump, connects it with long off stands for a six, huge six
15b31fuller on off stump, pushes it wide of cover for a run
15b42Yadav to Poynter
flighted ball on off, kneels down and slogs it to deep mid wicket
15b50legbreak on off stump, looks to block it but misses, ball crashes the off stump, gets bowled out on 7, 8th wicket falls now
Poynter b Yadav (7 runs, 9 balls, 0x4, 0x6, 4x0)
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WB Rankin comes in to bat
15b60Yadav to Rankin
flatter just outside off stump, knocks it to cover off the backfoot
End of over 16:(9 runs scored) Ireland 123-8 (Dockrell 7*, 2 balls, Rankin 0*, 1 balls)
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16b10Pandya to Dockrell
short ball on off stump, edges it past leg stump
16b21slower length ball on off stump, knocks it to long on for a run
16b30Pandya to Rankin
shortish delivery just outside off stump, cuts and misses, through to the keeper
16b40full toss just outside off stump, swings his bat wildly but makes no connection at all
16b51too full on middle stump, clips it wide of mid wicket and gets off the mark
16b61Pandya to Dockrell
back of length on off stump, wrists it to deep mid wicket
End of over 17:(3 runs scored) Ireland 126-8 (Dockrell 9*, 5 balls, Rankin 1*, 4 balls)
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JJ Bumrah comes on to bowl
17b10Bumrah to Dockrell
yorker length on off stump, tries to squeez it out but finds no connection, ball hits the off stump, gets bowled out on 9, 9th wicket falls now
Dockrell b Bumrah (9 runs, 6 balls, 0x4, 1x6, 2x0)
PKD Chase comes in to bat
17b20Bumrah to Chase
offcutter just outside off stump, swings and misses, through to the keeper
17b30too full on middle stump, drives it to mid on for a blob
17b40short of a length on the stumps, gets on top of the bounce and lands it to off side
17b50shortish delivery on off, angling in, backs away and swings his bat but fails to make any connect, Dhoni grabs it behind the stumps
17b60good length on off stump, dabs it to cover for no run
End of over 18:(0 runs scored) Ireland 126-9 (Rankin 1*, 4 balls, Chase 0*, 5 balls)
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar comes on to bowl
18b10Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Rankin
good length delivery angling away to off, looks to steer it but gets beaten
18b20back of length on the stumps, comes down and dabs it to cover
18b30slower length ball on off stump, jams it to off side with flat bat
18b41fuller length on leg stump, comes down and drives it to long on
18b51Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Chase
back of length on off stump, dabs it wide of cover for a run
18b61Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Rankin
slower length ball on middle stump, comes down and chops it past leg stump for a run
End of over 19:(3 runs scored) Ireland 129-9 (Rankin 3*, 9 balls, Chase 1*, 6 balls)
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19b10Bumrah to Rankin
kept it short on leg stump, moves back and drops it to off side
19b20pitched up outside leg stump, plays and misses, off the pads and goes to keeper
19b31good length ball on off stump, backs away and slices it to third man
19b41Bumrah to Chase
fuller on off stump, pushes it to mid off and rushes for a quick single
19b51Bumrah to Rankin
good length on off stump, drills it past the bowler down the ground for a run
19b60Bumrah to Chase
fuller length around off stump, drives it back to the bowler, who fails to grab it, that's it, India win the match and go 1-0 up in the 2-match series
End of over 20:(3 runs scored) Ireland 132-9 (Rankin 5*, 13 balls, Chase 2*, 8 balls)
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18:40 GMT: End of innings
End of the match: India won by 76 runs
18:40 GMT: End of the session's play
Man of the match: K Yadav
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18:43 GMT: Close of play for the day