We have heard players using cuss words and getting caught on stump mic. It's not something new and such instances emerged out from the world of cricket every now and then.
During the just concluded second Twenty20 International between Ireland and India in Dublin, veteran Irish batsman William Porterfield was caught on stump mic shouting ‘f**k you’. Porterfield’s swear came out in frustration as he gifted away his wicket while trying to execute a cheeky little stroke. India speedster Umesh Yadav got rid of Porterfield on 14.
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Having lost the first T20I by a huge margin of 76 runs on Wednesday (June 27), the Irish side were expected to bounce back in the second game. However, the bench strength of visitors proved to be too good as Virat Kohli and company recorded an imposing 143-run victory to clinch the T20I series 2-0.
India made four changes to their side, handing young pacer Siddarth Kaul his maiden cap. Unlike the first T20I, where Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan opened for India, it was KL Rahul and captain Virat Kohli who took over the opening proceedings.
Although Kohli (9 runs) got out cheaply, the duo of KL Rahul (70 runs off 36 balls) and Suresh Raina (69 runs off 45 balls) added a 122-run stand for the second wicket to bail the India out of trouble. Hardik Pandya (32* off 9 balls) and Pandey (21*) together provided further impetus as the Men in Blue eventually finished with a daunting score of 213/4 in their stipulated 20 overs.
In reply, Ireland once again failed to stand up to the challenge of India's pacers and spinners, who bowled with incredible accuracy and tight lengths, denying the Irish batsmen to score freely. None of the Ireland batsman crossed the mark of 20 runs with seven of them making the single digit score.
For India, spinners Yuzvendra Chahal (3 for 21) and Kuldeep Yadav (3 for 16) continued their red-hot form while Kaul (1 for 4) and Pandya (1 for 10) claimed wicket apiece. Umesh Yadav also scalped 2 for 19 in his 2 overs as India bundled out the hosts for a paltry 70 in 12.3 overs to register the biggest victory in T20I cricket (in terms of runs).