The visiting team India managed to score 226 runs in their innings but were at 81 runs in 9 overs while the home side has managed to smash the Indian bowling unit for an early century.
Skipper Balbirnie continues to play with a fifty in his name, partnering with previous match performer Trector.
India has managed to score 226 runs at the end of the first innings against the home side Ireland.
Deepak Hooda’s century and his partnership with Sanju Samson, being the highest partnership for team India, assisted the visitors in put an opportunity to whitewash the series.
Ireland was able to score over 100 runs in 12 overs in the last match against India and have to manage themselves with the same striking attitude.
Hardik Pandya and their side are playing with 3 tactical changes as Ruturaj’s niggle in the previous game allows Sanju Samson to prove his comeback. Harshal Patel will be replacing Avesh Khan for some slower and magical deliveries, and young spinner Ravi Bishnoi gets an opportunity to take hold of the position in place of Yuzvendra Chahal.
Ireland (Playing XI): Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie(c), Gareth Delany, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker(w), George Dockrell, Mark Adair, Andy McBrine, Craig Young, Joshua Little, Conor Olphert
India (Playing XI): Sanju Samson, Ishan Kishan(w), Deepak Hooda, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya(c), Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Umran Malik