Ireland Tour of Indian Cricket Team- 2018

India vs Ireland

Question: Which one of the following Players has been selected as the “Player of the Series” in the series of two T-20 matches held in Ireland on June 29th, 2018?
(a) Lokesh Rahul
(b) Yujwendra Chahal
(c) Kuldeep Yadav
(d) Rohit Sharma
Answer: (b) 
Related Facts:

  • Indian cricket team’s Ireland tour concluded. (June 27-29, 2018)
  • India won a 2-0 win over the tour with a clean sweep in the series of two international T-20 matches.
  • ‘Player of the Series’ – Yujwendra Chahal (India)
  • ‘Most runs in the series’ – Rohit Sharma (India), total 97 runs.
  • Indian Captain in Series – Virat Kohli
  • Ireland Captain in Series- Gary Wilson
  • India won the second match of the series with a difference of 143 runs.
  • It is India’s biggest victory and overall combined second win in terms of runs in international T20 matches.
  • Earlier in April 2018, Pakistan defeated the West Indies by 143 runs in a match played at Karachi.
  • In this regards, Sri Lankan team is at the top by defeating Kenya by 172 runs in Johannesburg in 2007.
  • In the second match of the series, Siddharth Kaul (India) played his first international T-20 match.

Reference:                         
http://www.espncricinfo.com/series/_/id/18018/ind-in-eng-2018/
http://www.espncricinfo.com/series/18018/scorecard/1140993/ireland-vs-india-2nd-t20i-india-tour-of-ireland-and-england-2018
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/series/1119528.html?view=records
http://stats.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/records/283283.html

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