Sanju Samson and Deepak Hooda recorded a 176-run partnership for the second-wicket during India's second T20I against Ireland in Malahide on Tuesday.

The duo, featuring for the first time as a pair in international cricket, broke Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul's (165) record for the highest T20I partnership among Indians for any wicket during the stand.

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While Samson on 77 - his highest T20I score - Deepak Hooda proceeded to smash his maiden century. Hooda reached the mark in just his third T20I innings and became the fourth Indian batter to record the milestone.

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