IRE vs IND 2018: Watch: Hardik Pandya playing a helicopter shot against Ireland in the 1st T20I

India won the first T20 match by 76 runs

Hardik Pandya | Source AFP

In the first T20I game against Ireland, Hardik Pandya did  an MS Dhoni after he struck a six on the last ball of the innings. Hardik Pandya nailed a helicopter shot to take India's score to 208/5.

Indian openers gave their team a brilliant start while piling 160 runs for the first-wicket. Dhawan scored an attacking 74 off 45 deliveries where Rohit Sharma fell three short of hammering his third T20 International ton with Hardik Pandya finishing things off in style.

It was a brilliant team performance by India as they scored 208 runs in the first innings and won the match by 76. Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav were the key bowlers for the visiting team as they snapped 7 wickets together. Chahal took 3 wickets where Kuldeep was rewarded Man of the Match for his 4-wicket haul.

Pacer Jasprit Bumrah also had convincing bowling figures in the match as he clinched 2 wickets after conceding 19 runs. The next T20 match between  Ireland and India is on June 29 where the home team will look to level the T20 series 1-1.

Here is the video-



By Kunal Kataria - 28 Jun, 2018

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