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History created as USA beat Ireland in first T20 International

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No doubt it is a historic day in the United States cricket as they defeated Ireland on their home soil in the first T20 International of 3 T20I-match series.

Sushant and Gajanand’s partnership enable them to put 186 followed by Ali Khan and Nisarg 2 wickets each restricted tourists to chase down the total.

Barry McCarthy from Ireland picked up 4 wickets, while Lorcan Tucker’s unbeaten 57 run-innings weren’t able to win for their team.

Brief scoreard:

United States 188/6 in 20 overs (Sushant Modani 50, Gajanand Singh 65, Marty Kain 39*; Barry McCarthy 4-30)

Ireland 162/6 in 20 overs (Paul Stirling 31, Lorcan Tucker 57*; Saurabh Netravalkar 2-26, Ali Khan 2-30, Nisarg Patel 2-27)

Result: United States won by 26 runs.

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