India defeated Ireland by 2 runs in the first game of the T20 series. In that match, played in Dublin, Ireland announced a goal of 140 runs as the first bat. In this match India won by 2 runs. India didn’t bat first but won by a runs margin. While the team batting in the second inning wins or loses based on the difference in wickets. The reason for this was a popular cricket rule.
Ireland were first to score 139 runs in 20 overs. In response, India scored 47 runs in 6.5 overs with the loss of 2 wickets. After that, the game couldn’t start because of rain. Ireland had set a target of 140 runs to victory for India. However, due to the rain, the target was reduced by the Duckworth-Lewis rule. The overs also decreased with the goal. The Indian team was two runs ahead of the new target. Because of this, he won by 2 runs. According to the rules of cricket, the team batting in the second inning wins or loses by difference in wickets. But India won with Duckworth Lewis.
Significantly, while bowling brilliantly against Ireland, Bumrah set some interesting records to his name. He took 2 wickets. Bumrah has achieved second place in terms of most wickets on the power play of the T20 International matches. He left Ravichandran Ashwin, Ashish Nehra and Arshdeep Singh in this matter. Bhuvneshwar Kumar tops the list of Indian bowlers who have taken the most wickets on the power play. He took 47 wickets. Bumrah took 23 wickets. Arshdeep is in third place. He took 21 wickets.