Umran Malik: ‘IPL intimidation’… Indian team said: Hardik Pandya Action interview!

The Indian team is playing in the two-match T20 series. The Indian team won the toss and elected to bowl first in the first match which started in Dublin.

Ireland innings:


Ireland’s openers Sterling 4 (5) and Balbirnie 0 (2) were outscored by Harry Dector 64 (33) and Tucker 18 (16). Thus, the Irish team added 108/4 in 12 overs.

The much-anticipated debutant Umran Malik bowled the last over of the power play and conceded 18 runs. He bowled only up to 145 speeds.

India wins:

Openers Deepak Hooda 47 * (29), Ishant Kishan 26 (11) and Hardik Pandya 24 (12) were the main contributors to India’s 111-run victory in 9.2 overs for the loss of 7 wickets. Hooda and Dinesh Karthik were on the field till the last 5 * (4). Rudraj was not fielded till the last.

Interview with Hardik Pandya:

Speaking after the Indian team’s victory in the match, Hardik Pandya said, “It is very important to start the first match with a win. Is happy. Umran Malik bowled immensely in the IPL. After he gave up more runs in the match, I went and talked to him. Said to want another over. However, 12 overs was a competition and there was no chance to deliver, ”he said.

He added, “Ireland batted brilliantly. The team faced the star bowlers better and piled up runs. The way Harry Dector played in particular was unbelievable, ”he said. Dector hit six fours and three sixes in 33 overs to help Ireland cross the 100+ mark.

It is noteworthy that the second and final match between the two teams will take place tomorrow.

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