India beat Hong Kong by 40 and make it to the Super Fours! In the 4th Game of Asia Cup 2022, “Group A” India vs Hong Kong, Nizakat Khan Hong Kong Captain won the toss and decided to ball first, So India will open with Bat.
Nizakat Khan: We are going to bowl first. In Oman, we chased down well and that is what we are looking to do. The last time we played India, it was a good game and we know we did some mistakes and want to make sure we capitalize on that. We have the same team we played against UAE.
Rohit Sharma: We were also going to bowl first as well. The pitch Looks like an even covering of grass and we need to bat well to get to a good score. We just want to continue to do what we are doing as a team. We need to do our basics right, which is what got us a victory against Pakistan. One change: Hardik is rested considering how important he is for us, Pant comes in.
From the begging of 1st Inning, India Played very well both openers Rohit and K L Rahul Started Slow and Steady. Rohit Sharma made 21 of 13 balls, and KL Rahul made 36(39) with 2 Sixes. After that Virat and SuryaKumar both of Players made his half-century. Virat Kohli made 59of 44 balls with the help of 01 Four and 03 Sixes, where Surya also made the highest run from India side which is 68 of 26 with 06 Four and 06 Six. At the end of 1st Inning India Made 192 (20) with the loss of 02 Wickets.
In the 2nd Inning, Hong Kong openers Yasim Murtaza hits two fours off Arshdeep but in the next ball, Murtaza caught by Avesh khan on Arshdeep Short ball. Babar Hayat Only One Batsman who played a good cricket from Hong Kong Side, At the final over India win by 40 runs and make it to the Super Fours!
Hong Kong Inning
Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Live Streaming on Star Sports, Disney+Hotstar
At Dubai International Stadium, The wicket is expected to be good for batting with the ball coming nicely onto the bat. The bowlers can also get some assistance with the new ball and try to scalp a few wickets during the field restrictions.
India vs Hong Kong, Playing 11
India, Possible XI
Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh.
Hong Kong, Possible XI
Nizakat Khan (c), Yasim Murtaza, Babar Hayat, Kinchit Shah, Aizaz Khan, Scott McKechnie (wk), Zeeshan Ali, Haroon Arshad, Ehsan Khan, Ayush Shukla, Mohammad Ghazanfar
PLAYER OF THE MATCH: Suryakumar Yadav