Deepak Hooda Hits Century As India Beats Ireland By 4 Runs  

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Dublin: In a last-over thriller, India won the game by 4 runs defeating Ireland, ending the series with 2-0 on Tuesday. 

India won the toss and elected to bat first. Ishan Kishan and Sanju Samson opened the innings for the side. Sanju Samson contributed 77 runs in 42 deliveries. In-form batsman Deepak Hooda played an outstanding inning and scored his maiden international century in-style. 

Hooda scored 104 runs in just 54 deliveries. Middle-order batsmen failed to build partnerships and India put up a strong total of 226 runs for Ireland to chase in 20 overs. 

Ireland’s batting attack took up the challenge with Andrew Balbirnie playing a power-packed inning of 60 runs in just 37 deliveries. George Dockrell gave his all in getting close to the total by scoring 34 in just 16 deliveries. However, Ireland was able to get beyond the 200 mark in the game but failed in front of the quick pace attack of Umran Malik in the final over

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