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Last Update on: June 17th, 2022 at 02:11 pm

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India is set to tour Ireland for a T20I series later this month. The IND vs IRE T20I series will witness 2 games. The 1st T20I will take place on June 26 while the 2nd T20I will take place on June 28. A second-string Indian squad has been announced for the Ireland tour. Hardik Pandya is going to lead the team against Ireland.

Many youngsters and a few uncapped players are part of the India squad against Ireland. Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dinesh Karthik, and Yuzvendra Chahal are some of the experienced players who are part of the squad. There are a few players who didn’t deserve a spot in the India squad for Ireland. Here we talk about 3 such players.

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IND vs IRE: 3 Indian Players Who Didn’t Deserve A Spot In India Squad For Ireland

3. Axar Patel

Axar Patel, India
Axar Patel. Image Credits: BCCI

Axar Patel is the first player on this list. The left-arm spinner has got a place in the IND vs IRE series. Although Axar Patel is a powerful spinner and all-rounder, he is not that effective in T20Is. The left-arm spinner accounts for 15 wickets in 18 T20Is so far at an average of 29.47.

In the ongoing IND vs SA T20I series, Patel has picked 2 wickets in 3 games at an average of 43.50. Taking a note of his recent performances, he could have been replaced with some other spinner during the series.

Also Read: IND vs IRE: 5 Indian Batters With The Most Runs In T20Is Against Ireland

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