IND vs IRE T20 WC 2024: India has started its campaign with a win in the T20 World Cup being hosted by America and West Indies. Today, in the eighth match of the group stage, India defeated Ireland by 8 wickets. In this match played at Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York, Team India captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bowl first. After which the entire Ireland team, who came out to bat first, were all out for 96 runs in 16 overs. After this, the Indian team achieved the easy target of 97 runs by losing 3 wickets in 12.2 overs.

Captain Rohit Sharma scored the 30th half century of his T20 career

Captain Rohit Sharma played a vital role in India’s victory. He batted brilliantly during this match and completed his 30th half-century of his T20 international career in 36 balls. However, as soon as the over was over, he left the field with the physio. Rohit retired hurt. He was hit by a ball on his hand a few overs ago. Perhaps that was the reason he was in pain, so he decided to retire hurt.

Rishabh Pant completes his 1,000 T20 International runs

Pant, who came to bat at number-3, looked in good rhythm. He scored an unbeaten 36 runs off 26 balls and meanwhile also completed 1,000 runs in his T20 international career. Rishabh Pant ended the match by hitting a six with a reverse scoop off Barry McCarthy’s ball in the 13th over.

Indian team reached the top of Group-A

Now the Indian team has come on top in Group-A with two points. Its next match will be against arch-rival Pakistan on June 9. This match will also be played at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium.

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