Rahul Tripathi gets selected for T20I series against Ireland


India Tour of Ireland: India vs Ireland Live Updates – The wait was long, longer than many would have predicted, but it is finally over now. Rahul Tripathi, who was in brilliant touch in the 2022 Indian Premier League, has finally made it to the Indian team as he has been selected in the squad for the T20I series against Ireland. Follow India tour of Ireland, India vs Ireland live updates.

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On Wednesday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the team that will play a couple of T20I matches against the Irishmen. Given that the key players will be engaged in the series against England, the selectors have predominantly selected a second-string team.

India Tour of Ireland: Rahul Tripathi FINALLY gets rewarded for his IPL brilliance, gets selected in the Indian squad for T20I series against Ireland

With neither of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant being available, IPL 2022-winning skipper Hardik Pandya has been selected as the captain, with Bhuvneshwar Kumar being his deputy.

India Tour of Ireland: Rahul Tripathi FINALLY gets rewarded for his IPL brilliance, gets selected in the Indian squad for T20I series against Ireland
India Tour of Ireland: Rahul Tripathi performed well in IPL 2022

However, the main highlight from the team has to be Tripathi’s selection, as the Indian fans were not happy with his omission from the squad for the ongoing series against South Africa.

India Tour of Ireland: Rahul Tripathi FINALLY gets rewarded for his IPL brilliance, gets selected in the Indian squad for T20I series against Ireland

Tripathi scored 413 runs in 14 matches for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2022, at an average of 37.54 and a strike rate of 158.23. As for his overall T20 numbers, he has scored 2628 runs in 118 matches at an average of 27.09 and a strike rate of 134.01.

India Squad for Ireland: Hardik Pandya (C), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (vc), Ishan Kishan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sanju Samson, Suryakumar Yadav, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, R Bishnoi, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik.

Ireland Squad: Andrew Balbirnie (Captain), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Stephen Doheny, Josh Little, Andrew McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Conor Olphert, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Craig Young.

India Tour of Ireland Schedule:

  • India vs Ireland, 1st T20I: June 26 at Malahide
  • India vs Ireland, 2nd T20I: June 28 at Malahide

India Tour of Ireland: Rahul Tripathi FINALLY gets rewarded for his IPL brilliance, gets selected in the Indian squad for T20I series against Ireland





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