Indian Express – Written by
Nitin Sharma
| Chandigarh | Published: June 24, 2018 5:21:27 Simi Singh
WHEN THE Virat Kohli-led Indian team faces Ireland in the opening match of the T20 International series at Malahide Cricket Club in Dublin, it would be an emotional moment for Mohali cricketer Simi Singh.

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  • Written by Nitin Sharma | Chandigarh | Published: June 24, 2018 5:21:27 Simi SinghWHEN THE Virat Kohli-led Indian team faces Ireland in the opening match of the T20 International series at Malahide Cricket Club in Dublin, it would be an emotional moment for Mohali cricketer Simi Singh.
  • Simi, who first went to Ireland for studies in 2006 before playing and coaching at the Malahide Cricket Club, has been named in the 14-member Ireland team for the series against India and the 31-year-old cricketer is ready to face a team, he had once aspired to play for.
  • Simi, who went to Ireland along with fellow cricketer Gauravjeet Singh Sandhu, to study hotel management in 2006, played for the Mohali U-17 side in 2004 when he scored 725 runs in the Punjab U-17 tournament.
  • Last year saw Simi making his debut for the Ireland team against New Zealand in Dublin and the all-rounder has so far played seven ODIs.
  • Though Simi missed Ireland’s historic maiden Test against Pakistan last month, the all-rounder is gearing up for a packed schedule ahead.


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