Ireland vs India T20: Live streaming and TV channel info for first cricket fixture in Malahide

INDIA begin their long summer tour of British Isles in Malahide with a T20 series against Ireland.

Virat Kohli's star-studded side face Kevin O'Brien and the rising Irish for two sold-out contests.

 Virat Kohli's India side face Ireland in two T20s this week

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Virat Kohli's India side face Ireland in two T20s this week

Here is how you can watch all the action from the two contests just outside Dublin.

What time does it begin?

Both T20 clashes are scheduled to start at 4pm local time in Malahide.

There will be a toss 30 minutes before play on both Wednesday and Friday.

The action should conclude around 7pm local time.

What TV channel and live stream is it on?

Sky Sports will show the action live in the United Kingdom.

Wednesday's first T20 will be shown on Sky Sports Mix, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket from 3.50pm.

 Ireland hosted Pakistan in their inaugural Test at Malahide in May

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Ireland hosted Pakistan in their inaugural Test at Malahide in May

Sky Sports Cricket and Sky Sports Main Event will switch over to England vs Australia at 6pm but the conclusion will be shown on Sky Sports Mix.

Non-Sky subscribers can buy a Now TV sports pass starting from £7.99 to stream the contest.

How many matches are Ireland and India playing?

Ireland host India in two T20 clashes as part of an historic summer for them.

They recently joined the elite and became a full Test nation when they hosted Pakistan at Malahide in May.

India are just beginning on their tour of the British Isles with a long summer in England ahead.

Kohli and Co will face England in three T20s, three ODIs and five Test matches between now and September.

INDIA begin their long summer tour of British Isles in Malahide with a T20 series against Ireland.