The ICC Men's T20 World Cup is the international championship of Twenty20 cricket. Organised by cricket's governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), the tournament currently consists of 16 teams, comprising the top ten teams from the rankings at the given deadline and six other teams chosen through the T20 World Cup Qualifier.
After leveling the 5-match T20I series against South Africa, the men in blue are set to face Ireland in a T20 International series starting on 26th June. This series against Ireland will witness 2 games. The 1st T20I of the series will take place this Sunday(June 26) while the 2nd T20I will be played on the 28th of June (Tuesday). Both the games of this series will take place at The Village Stadium in Dublin.
In the 4th T20I, India completely outplayed South Africa by a huge margin of 82 runs. Bowling first in the match, the Proteas bowlers were impressive in the first 15 overs as they restricted the Indian batters to just 96-4. The man-in-form Ishan Kishan scored 27 off 26 balls while the skipper Rishabh Pant had another horrible day with the bat as he managed to score 17 runs from 23 balls at a poor strike rate of 73.91.
The men in blue will be eyeing to level the series in the 4th T20 International while South Africa has a big chance to make it 3-0 and win a series against India on their home soil. India will lock horns with South Africa at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot on June 17 (Friday) in the 4th T20I of the 5-match series between these two sides.
South Africa defeated India in the first T20I by 7 wickets as they chased down a huge target of 212 runs in the last over. South Africa also ended the 12-match winning streak of India in the T20 Internationals. It was a horrible day for the Indian bowlers as they were completely thrashed by the power-hitting of the Proteas batters.