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IND vs IRE LIVE: 7 opening PAIRS in last 12 months, India’s T20 World Cup preparations take a HIT with injuries and absentees: Check DETAILS

IND vs IRE LIVE: 7 opening PAIRS in last 12 months, India’s T20 World Cup preparations take a HIT with injuries and absentees: Check DETAILS

IND vs IRE LIVE: 7 opening PAIRS in last 12 months, India’s T20 World Cup preparations take a HIT with injuries and absentees: Check DETAILS
IND vs IRE LIVE: India vs Ireland Live Updates – In one of the most surprising events, Team India has opted for 7 different opener pairings in the last year. As India prepares for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup, the Men in Blues preparation has been hampered by injuries and absentees. As a result, India […]

IND vs IRE LIVE: India vs Ireland Live Updates – In one of the most surprising events, Team India has opted for 7 different opener pairings in the last year. As India prepares for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup, the Men in Blues preparation has been hampered by injuries and absentees. As a result, India has tried out 7 different opening pairs in the last 12 months. Follow Live IND vs IRE Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

IND vs IRE LIVE: 7 opening PAIRS in last 12 months, India’s T20 World Cup preparations take a HIT with injuries and absentees: Check DETAILS

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IND vs IRE LIVE: 7 opening PAIRS in last 12 months, India's T20 World Cup preparations take a HIT with injuries and absentees: Check DETAILS
IND vs IRE LIVE: 7 opening PAIRS in last 12 months, India’s T20 World Cup preparations take a HIT with injuries and absentees: Check DETAILS

India’s main opening pair across all three formats have been Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul. However, the Indian team has been ripped apart by injuries and thus 7 different opening pairings have been tried out. The most recent change in the opening pair happened today against Ireland in the 2nd T20I when Sanju Samson opened proceedings with Ishan Kishan.

India’s brand new opening pair managed to score 13 runs before Ishan Kishan was dismissed after scoring just 3 runs. Though it is expected that Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul are to be the opening pair in the T20 World Cup, Ishan Kishan will be the reserve opener in the squad.

IND vs IRE LIVE: 7 opening PAIRS in last 12 months, India’s T20 World Cup preparations take a HIT with injuries and absentees: Check DETAILS

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India’s Opening Pair in T20I in Last 12 Months:- 

1. KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma
2. KL Rahul and Ishan Kishan
3. Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan
4. Ruturaj Gaikwad and Ishan Kishan
5. Sanju Samson and Rohit Sharma
6. Deepak Hooda and Ishan Kishan
7. Ishan Kishan and Sanju Samson

India has quite a big range of players in their lineup who can slot into the opening position. And therefore the Indian squad has tried out different combinations in the opening pair based on their requirement. Players like Guturaj Gaikwad, Sanju Samson, and others have been given chances to showcase their worth after their performances in IPL.

Deepak Hooda had a brilliant season in IPL 2022 for Lucknow Super Giants and thus in the 1st T20I against Ireland, when preferred opener Ruturaj Gaikwad had a sight injury, Hooda slotted into the opener’s spot and went on to hit a magnificent unbeaten 47 run knock.

In the second T20I, Sanju Samson after his exploits in IPL 2022 and waiting on the bench for the India vs South Africa series got his chance at last and went on to replace the injured Gaikwad.

IND vs IRE LIVE: 7 opening PAIRS in last 12 months, India’s T20 World Cup preparations take a HIT with injuries and absentees: Check DETAILS

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