IND vs IRE LIVE: Deepak Hooda embraces opener’s role in style, slams unbeaten 47 to guide India to win over Ireland – Check OUT

IND vs IRE LIVE: India vs Ireland Live Updates – Deepak Hooda went on to display his batting heroics as India comfortably defeated…

IND vs IRE LIVE: Deepak Hooda embraces opener's role in style, slams unbeaten 47 to guide India to win over Ireland - Watch Highlights
IND vs IRE LIVE: Deepak Hooda embraces opener's role in style, slams unbeaten 47 to guide India to win over Ireland - Watch Highlights

IND vs IRE LIVE: India vs Ireland Live Updates – Deepak Hooda went on to display his batting heroics as India comfortably defeated Ireland by 7 wickets to win the first game of the 2-match T20I series. Donning a new avatar Deepak Hooda executed his new role as an opener in remarkable fashion as his unbeaten 47-run-knock sealed the game. Follow Live IND vs IRE Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

IND vs IRE LIVE: Deepak Hooda embraces opener’s role in style, slams unbeaten 47 to guide India to win over Ireland – Check Pics

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IND vs IRE LIVE: Deepak Hooda embraces opener's role in style, slams unbeaten 47 to guide India to win over Ireland - Watch Highlights
IND vs IRE LIVE: Deepak Hooda embraces opener’s role in style, slams unbeaten 47 to guide India to win over Ireland – Watch Highlights

Surprising everyone Deepak Hooda opened the Indian innings with Ishan Kishan while others kept on thinking that Ruturaj Gaikwad would open with Kishan. Hooda’s 47-run-knock off just 27 deliveries became one of the highlights of the game. Hooda’s magnificent innings consisted of 6 fours and 2 sixes.

Chasing a low target of 109 in 12 overs, Hooda started off well with Ishan Kishan. After Kishan’s and Suryakumar’s dismissal, Hooda went on to build a strong partnership with skipper Hardik Pandya. BLack to back boundaries by Hooda helped India take a 1-0 lead in the ongoing series.

IND vs IRE LIVE: Deepak Hooda embraces opener’s role in style, slams unbeaten 47 to guide India to win over Ireland – Check Pics

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Cricket fans were surprised from the very beginning of the game with some of the decisions taken by skipper Hardik Pandya. Pandya opted for a playing XI which saw Sanju Samson being benched while Ruturaj Gaikwad and Deepak Hooda got a chance to feature against Ireland.

IND vs IRE LIVE: Deepak Hooda embraces opener's role in style, slams unbeaten 47 to guide India to win over Ireland - Watch Highlights
IND vs IRE LIVE: Deepak Hooda embraces opener’s role in style, slams unbeaten 47 to guide India to win over Ireland – Watch Highlights

Pandya then surprised everyone by allowing Hooda to open with Ishan Kishan while demoting Gaikwad down the order. Taking up the new batting position, Deepak Hooda faired well and became one of the star performers of the Indian side to win the game for the Men in Blue.

IND vs IRE LIVE: Deepak Hooda embraces opener’s role in style, slams unbeaten 47 to guide India to win over Ireland – Check Pics

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