India vs Ireland 3rd T20I Match Highlights: Match abandoned due to Rain

Get all the latest updates, highlights, and scores from the thrilling India vs Ireland 3rd T20I match at The Village Ground in Malahide. Match abandoned without a ball bowled.

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India vs Ireland 3rd T20I Match at The Village Ground, Malahide


  IND vs IRE 3rd T20I Match
IIMatch abandoned due to Rain

  Venue   The Village Ground, Malahide, Dublin
  Date & Time   Wed, Aug 23, 7:30 PM IST
  Toss   Did not happen
  Player of the Series   Jasprit Bumrah

The highly anticipated third T20I game between India and Ireland is set to take place on August 23rd at the beautiful Malahide Cricket Club Ground in Dublin. India has emerged victorious in the first two matches of this series, securing a 2-0 lead. The upcoming match will serve as the final showdown between India and Ireland in this three-match series.

Highlights from previousT20I Match
Jasprit Bumrah made an impressive comeback in the first T20I, taking a wicket on the second ball after conceding a boundary. India dominated with six different bowlers, reducing Ireland to 59/6. Barry McCarthy and Curtis Campher fought back, adding 57 runs before Campher's dismissal after scoring 39 from 33 balls. McCarthy's aggressive knock of 51 runs from 33 balls helped Ireland set India a target of 140 runs. Jaiswal and Gaikwad gave India a solid start, but rain interrupted the match after one over, leading to its abandonment. At the time of interruption, India had a two-run lead, giving them a 1-0 lead in the series due to adverse weather conditions.

India secured a 33-run victory over Ireland in the second T20I, taking a 2-0 lead and sealing  the series. India posted 185/5 with Ruturaj Gaikwad scoring 58 runs and partnering with Sanju Samson for a crucial 71-run stand. India lost early wickets but stabilized their innings with a partnership. Samson was dismissed for 40, but Singh and Dube added valuable runs in the end. Ireland had a disastrous start, losing wickets early on to Prasidh Krishna and Ravi Bishnoi. Andrew Balbirnie's impressive knock of 72 runs was the only resistance against India's bowlers. Team India had a strong performance with both bat and ball, resulting in Ireland's total of 152/8 in 20 overs.

India vs West Indies 3rd T20 Match Date and Venue
The third T20I match between India and Ireland is set to occur on Friday, August 23rd, 2023. This highly anticipated game will be held at The Village Ground in Malahide, Dublin.

The Village Ground in Malahide, Dublin Pitch Report
Malahide Cricket Club Ground, located in Ireland, is the largest cricket venue in the country and has a seating capacity of 11,500. This well-known facility has hosted a total of 17 T20 international matches to date. It is worth mentioning that two of these games saw intense battles between India and Ireland. During their visit to Malahide in 2018, Virat Kohli's team emerged victorious in both encounters by significant margins. The pitch at The Village in Dublin is famous for its favorable conditions for batting. On average, teams tend to score around 165 runs during the first innings here. Out of the 17 T20Is played at this venue so far, an impressive 15 matches had clear outcomes; however, two games had to be abandoned due to rain. Interestingly enough, out of those contests where there was a result either through completion or abandonment due to weather conditions; teams batting first came out on top on seven occasions while teams chasing successfully reached their targets eight times. Considering the nature of the playing surface at The Village Dublin cricket ground and its historical support for spin bowlers can be expected to play a vital role during matches held here.

Dublin Weather Conditions and Rain Threat
According to Accuweather, the weather forecast for Wednesday in Dublin is not favorable. There is an 80 percent chance of rain, with a prediction of showers for a few hours and a 16 percent chance of thunderstorms. This means that the rain will likely interrupt the match, which is scheduled to begin at 3 pm local time. However, there is some improvement in the evening as the probability of precipitation decreases to 21 percent. Despite this, there are concerns about how it will impact the match, and fans are hoping that even if it gets shortened, there will still be a result. The weather at Malahide will be cold throughout the day, as it has been during this series. Temperatures are expected to reach around 21 degrees Celsius as a high and drop down to around 12 degrees Celsius as a low temperature.

India vs Ireland T20I's Head-to-Head Record
India and Ireland have competed in a total of seven T20 matches. In all of these encounters, India has emerged victorious on each occasion, while Ireland is yet to secure their first win.

India vs Ireland 1st T20 Match Time and Toss
The game is scheduled to begin at 7:30 PM IST. The toss of the coin, which determines which team will bat or bowl first, will occur thirty minutes before the start of the match, at 7:00 PM IST.

Team India's T20I Squad
Jasprit Bumrah, a highly skilled and dynamic cricketer, has been selected to captain the Indian team for their upcoming tour of Ireland. After being out of action for 11 months due to injury, Bumrah made a powerful return in the first match by taking two consecutive wickets early on. In the second match as well, he managed to dismiss two batsmen during the crucial death overs. Bumrah's exceptional abilities make him an invaluable asset for the Indian Cricket Team in all formats of the game. His bowling prowess combined with his ability to generate pace and maintain control truly sets him apart on the field. Meanwhile, Prasidh Krishna has also staged an impressive comeback following a running injury. In his last two matches, Prasidh performed exceptionally well by taking four wickets in total which earned him a spot in India's upcoming Asia Cup 2023 Squad — an announcement that was made on Monday.

India T20I squad: Jasprit Bumrah(c), Ruturaj Gaikwad(vc), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson(wk), Shivam Dube, Tilak Varma, Rinku Singh, Washington Sundar, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Jitesh Sharma(wk), Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan, Shahbaz Ahmed

Support Staff: Rahul Dravid (head coach), Vikram Rathour (batting coach), Paras Mhambrey (bowling coach), T Dilip (fielding coach)

Ireland T20I Squad
Ireland is determined to offer a strong competition to the Indian team and display their own skills in preparation for the T20 World Cup, with Paul Stirling at the forefront.

Ireland T20I squad: Paul Stirling (c), Lorcan Tucker (wk), Mark Adair, Andrew Balbirnie, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Harry Tector, Ben White, Craig Young, Gareth Delany, Fionn Hand, Theo Van Woerkom, Ross Adair

Support Staff: Heinrich Malan (head coach), Gary Wilson (batting and wicketkeeping coach), Ryan Eagleson (pace bowling coach), Nathan Hauritz (spin bowling coach)

India vs Ireland 3rd T20 Match Live Streaming Channels
Witness the thrilling action of India's visit to Ireland on the Sports 18 channel, designed exclusively for cricket fans. Jio Cinema enables digital spectators to enjoy live streaming of matches. Expect extensive coverage and in-depth analysis that enhances your overall viewing experience.

The much-anticipated clash between India and Ireland during the upcoming tour promises to be an exhilarating encounter for cricket fans. Both teams are determined to make a strong impact ahead of the T20 World Cup. Currently, India has taken a 2-0 lead and has already sealed the series after their victory in the second match. Consequently, supporters eagerly await the third match on August 23rd, hoping for a clean sweep by India. However, there is potential for Ireland to stage an impressive comeback and create history by securing their first-ever win against India. Brace yourself for an awe-inspiring exhibition of cricket that will showcase exceptional skills, unforgettable moments, and incredible talent on display.

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