India captain Jasprit Bumrah solely wanted two balls to announce his return to worldwide cricket in model. The star bowler, who has been out of motion since September final yr, struck twice in his first over, dismissing Andy Balbirnie (4) and Lorcan Tucker (0). After being hit for a boundary on his very first supply, Bumrah rattled Balbirnie’s stumps on the very subsequent supply. On the penultimate supply of the over, Tucker had no response for Bumrah’s tempo as he mistimed his scoop and was caught by Sanju Samson.
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Earlier, Bumrah received the toss and opted to subject within the opening match of the three-match T20I collection.
While Bumrah is returning after 11 months, Rinku Singh and Prasidh Krishna made their debut within the shortest format.
Jasprit Bumrah stated on the toss, “We’ll bowl first, very happy to be here. The weather looks lovely. I feel good, looking forward to play some cricket. You realising what you were missing, very happy to be back. We expect nothing short of a fight from Ireland. As a fast bowler, I hope the pitch does something. We have two debuts – Rinku and Prasidh Krishna. Told them to just enjoy their cricket.”
Ireland Captain Paul Stirling additionally stated, (*2*)
India Playing XI: Jasprit Bumrah, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Yashasvi Jaisal, Sanju Samson, Tilak Varma, Rinku Singh, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Shahbaz Ahmed, Jitesh Sharma, Avesh Khan, Mukesh Kumar, Prasidh Krishna
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