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India Tour of Ireland: Rahul Tripathi over the moon after getting selected in Indian team for Ireland series, says ‘I got rewarded for my HARD WORK’

India Tour of Ireland: Rahul Tripathi over the moon after getting selected in Indian team for Ireland series, says ‘I got rewarded for my HARD WORK’

India Tour of Ireland – India Squad Ireland TOUR: Finally Sunrisers Hyderabad’s amazingly talented batsman Rahul Tripathi is selected in the Indian team. Tripathi on Wednesday was named in the Indian Squad for Ireland tour. His voice beaming with happiness, the talented Maharashtra batter termed his maiden India call-up, a result of his enormous hard […]

India Tour of Ireland – India Squad Ireland TOUR: Finally Sunrisers Hyderabad’s amazingly talented batsman Rahul Tripathi is selected in the Indian team. Tripathi on Wednesday was named in the Indian Squad for Ireland tour. His voice beaming with happiness, the talented Maharashtra batter termed his maiden India call-up, a result of his enormous hard work put in over the years. Follow IND vs IRE Live updates on InsideSport.IN

“It is a very big opportunity, a dream come true (moment) and (I) appreciate (it),” Tripathi told PTI.

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India Tour of Ireland: Rahul Tripathi over the moon after getting selected in Indian team for Ireland series. Says ‘I got rewarded for my HARD WORK’

Who is Rahul Tripathi?  Tripathi is a son of an Army man. He has been consistently performing in the IPL and also for his domestic side Maharashtra.

The 31-year-old right-hand batter has been one of the most consistent uncapped IPL players in the last six seasons. IPL 2022 edition was his best as he totalled 413 runs at a strike rate of 158.24 for Sunrisers Hyderabad.

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India Tour of Ireland: Rahul Tripathi says, ‘I got rewarded for my HARD WORK’

“It is a very big opportunity, a dream come true (moment) and (I) appreciate (it),” Tripathi told PTI.

“I am very happy that the selectors and everybody believed in me. Whatever hard work I have put in, I have got the rewards.  And hopefully, if I get an opportunity to play, I will try and give my best,” added Tripathi.

Tripathi has the distinction of twice hitting six sixes in an over in local tournaments. Tripathi plays for the prestigious Deccan Gymkhana club, one of the oldest in Pune.

He has 2,540 first-class runs from 47 matches. He has also captained Maharashtra in domestic cricket.

India Tour of Ireland: Indian Squad, Tour Schedule

India will play the two T20Is at Malahide on June 26 and 28. VVS Laxman will serve as the head coach on tour and will be assisted by Shitanshu Kotak (batting coach), Sairaj Bahutule (bowling coach) and Munish Bali (fielding coach).

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.

Tour of Ireland Schedule:

  • India vs Ireland, 1st T20I: June 26 at Malahide
  • India vs Ireland, 2nd T20I: June 28 at Malahide

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