T20 WC 2024: First win for India by 1 run

India won the first match of the T20 World Cup cricket series against Ireland by 8 wickets.

In this match held in New York, the Indian team won the coin toss and decided to field first.

According to this, the Irish team, who batted first, lost all wickets in 16 overs and scored 96 runs.

Gareth Delany scored the highest 26 runs for the team.

Hardik Pandya took 03 wickets on behalf of the Indian team while Arshdeep Singh and Jasprit Bumrah took 02 wickets each.

Then the Indian team paddled towards the target of 97 runs in reply, losing only 02 wickets in 12.2 overs and achieved the target.

India’s skipper Rohit Sharma top-scored with 52 runs, while Rishabh Pant made an unbeaten 36 runs while he was forced off the field midway due to injury.

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