IND vs IRE Live: Hardik Pandya sends STRONG message to teammates to prepare, ‘Treat every match as if it’s World Cup Final’

IND vs IRE LIVE Streaming – India Ireland 1st T20 LIVE: Ahead of India vs Ireland 1st T20 Indian skipper Hardik Pandya…

IND vs IRE Live: Hardik Pandya sends STRONG message to teammates to prepare, 'Treat every match as if it's World Cup Final'
IND vs IRE Live: Hardik Pandya sends STRONG message to teammates to prepare, 'Treat every match as if it's World Cup Final'

IND vs IRE LIVE Streaming – India Ireland 1st T20 LIVE: Ahead of India vs Ireland 1st T20 Indian skipper Hardik Pandya has sent a strong message to his teammates. Pandya the captain for this series has asked his teammates to treat every game as a World Cup Final irrespective of the opponent: Follow India vs Ireland Live Updates with InsideSport.IN

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IND vs IRE Live: Hardik Pandya sends STRONG message to teammates to prepare, ‘Treat every match as if it’s World Cup Final’

IND vs IRE Live: Hardik Pandya sends STRONG message to teammates to prepare, 'Treat every match as if it's World Cup Final'
IND vs IRE Live: Hardik Pandya sends STRONG message to teammates to prepare, ‘Treat every match as if it’s World Cup Final’

“Irrespective of who being the opponent, Pandya have advised his team prepare for the best. “We have to play every match like it’s a World Cup Final. So, it doesn’t matter who we are facing, we have to face every team like it’s the most important one,” he said

This will be a big test for Pandya who will captain the Men in Blue against Ireland ahead of India tour of England. Pandya has been a dependable captain and has showcased his brilliant captaincy by helping Gujarat Titans clinch their maiden IPL 2022 title in their debut season.

 

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India is scheduled to take on Ireland in a 2-match T20I series as preparation for the upcoming series against England and most importantly for the ICC T20 World Cup. Despite facing comparably weak opponents in the form of Ireland, skipper Hardik Pandya is reluctant to go easy on the opposition. Pandya is prepared to field a strong team against the Irish side.

IND vs IRE Live: Hardik Pandya sends STRONG message to teammates to prepare, ‘Treat every match as if it’s World Cup Final’

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“Obviously, we want to give opportunities to youngsters. But we want to field the Best XI. There could be situations when we hand over a couple of debut caps,” Hardik Pandya said at the pre-match press conference on Saturday.

“It’s about making sure that we keep the same intensity. It comes down to mental strength. Playing two games quickly is not easy. Coach has also talked about retaining the culture that Rahul Dravid and Rohit Sharma have set,” he said.

India squad for Ireland: Hardik Pandya (C), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (vc), Ishan Kishan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sanju Samson, Suryakumar Yadav, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, R Bishnoi, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik.

Ireland squad for the T20 series against India:

Andrew Balbirnie (C), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Stephen Doheny, Josh Little, Andrew McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Conor Olphert, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Craig Young.

Ireland Men v India Men T20I series

• Sunday 26 June: Ireland v India, 1st T20I (Malahide)
• Tuesday 28 June: Ireland v India, 2nd T20I (Malahide)

IND vs IRE Live: Hardik Pandya sends STRONG message to teammates to prepare, ‘Treat every match as if it’s World Cup Final’

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