IND vs HK: Team India scored 192 runs for 2 wickets in 20 overs after playing first. In reply, Hong Kong’s team could only manage 152 runs for 5 wickets.
The Indian cricket team defeated Hong Kong by 40 runs in their second match in the Asia Cup 2022. In this match played at Dubai International Stadium, Hong-Kong captain Nizakat Khan, while winning the toss, invited Team India to bat first, which was accepted by the Indian batsmen and put 192 runs on the board. Therefore, chasing the target of 193, Hong Kong could only manage 152 runs in their allotted 20 overs. For example, Team India won by margin of runs.
Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul flop once again
Team India, who came to bat first after losing the toss, had a decent start. KL Rahul looked colorless but Rohit Sharma’s pair definitely tried to score runs fast. Due to this, he lost his wicket in the 5th over, after which Virat Kohli took the lead and started increasing the run speed. Meanwhile KL was taking his time.
But this did not go in the interest of him and the team, because he made a partnership of 64 runs with Virat. But KL scored just 36 runs after facing 39 balls. By the time 13 overs played, India had lost the wickets of 2 batsmen for a combined score of 94 runs.
read this also: GDP Data for 1st Quarter: Good news for the economy, 13.5 percent GDP in the first quarter of 2022-23
Suryakumar and Virat played charismatic innings to take India to 192
Virat Kohli was batting from one end holding his end and was not shying away from hitting big shots when given the opportunity. On seeing both the batsmen started taking the Hong Kong bowlers on remand. Virat scored a half-century after a long time, he faced 44 balls in his innings, scoring 59 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 1 four.
On the other hand, Suryakumar Yadav, in his own unique style, made 66 runs in just 26 balls in an explosive manner. For this, Suryakumar Yadav took the help of 6 sixes and the same number of fours. The pair shared a partnership of 98 runs in the last 45 balls, due to which India scored 192 runs.
read this also: Ukraine Pakistan Ordinance Factory: Ukraine raining ‘Pakistani bomb’ on Russian army, video went viral
Hong Kong scored 152 runs, Team India won the match by 40 runs
In the end, if we talked about Hong Kong’s batting, chasing the mountain target of 193 runs, this team looked colorless. In the very second over, Arshdeep Singh made Yasim Murtza walk. After this, captain Nizakat Khan and Babar Hayat were dismissed after scoring 10 and 41 runs respectively. The Hong Kong batsmen made small partnerships to get closer to the target.
But none of the batsmen was able to stay at the crease for long. In the end, Zeeshan Ali hit some catchy shots, due to which Hong Kong could only manage 152 runs. With this victory, the Indian team has made it to the Super-4 of the Asia Cup 2022.
For all the news of the country and the world, subscribe to our YouTube channel ‘Web News India’ now. You can also follow us on FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM and TWITTER.