India Vs Ireland today's match | India cricket match

Before departing to England earlier this week the Indian skipper felt not playing county could be a blessing in disguise as a break from the game has refreshed him completely

Before departing to England earlier this week the Indian skipper felt not playing county could be a blessing in disguise as a break from the game has refreshed him completely

Spin all-rounder Washington Sundar remains a doubt for the game after suffering an ankle injury on the eve of the first T20I while Umesh Yadav is likely to feature.

Starting today India begin their tour of Ireland with the first T20 global of the two-match series set to be played at 8:30pm IST.

However, the 2nd wicket partnership between KL Rahul and Suresh Raina added some valuable runs for India. In India Vs Ireland today's match, they'll be looking to put their best foot forward and be on their A game when they host India in Dublin.

India left for Dublin on Tuesday after having a practice session in London on Monday.

The spinners' Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have picked up 3 wickets each and destroyed the opposition batting line-up. If India win their matches against Ireland and England and other results go their way then they can get a major boost in the global standings.

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And it only got worse from there. "He also made birdie putts of 8'9", 7'5", and 16′ to finish with a 3-under par round of 67. Rose displayed consistency in the first round, as he produced 13 pars, three bogeys and two birdies on the way to a 71.

Rahul had missed out in the first T20 despite being in-form.

Ireland will return to action in August when they host Afghanistan in three T20Is and three ODIs in August, with India now off to Old Trafford for Tuesday's first Twenty20 worldwide against England, live on Sky Sports Cricket (channel 404) and Sky Sports Main Event (401) from 5pm. The Ireland series are a vital one for India as they will look to adapt to overseas conditions and hope to get their winning combination right before the big test starting July. Umesh Yadav last played an ODI in September 2017 against Australia at Bengaluru. The Indian cricket team have a full-strength squad to pick from, with captain Virat Kohli back in the team after nursing a neck injury. Kohli has stuck to his words and made as many as four changes in the playing eleven.

Ireland: Gary Wilson (c), Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, George Dockrell, Joshua Little, Andy McBrine, Kevin O Brien, William Porterfield, Stuart Poynter, Boyd Rankin, James Shannon, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson.

After it leaves Ireland, India has three T20I matches against England before facing the Englishmen in both ODIs and Test series.