India beat Hong Kong by 40 runs to make it to the Super-4 of the Asia Cup. Team India is on top of its group and now its next match will be on Sunday (September 4). In this match, the star for Team India was Suryakumar Yadav, who scored 68 runs.
On the basis of Suryakumar Yadav’s stormy innings (68 runs in 26 balls), India defeated Hong Kong and made it to the Super-4 of the Asia Cup. While batting first, Team India amassed a significant total of 192; in reaction, Hong Kong fell short of this goal.
The squad from Hong Kong only managed to score 152 runs in 20 overs while also losing five wickets. India won this match by 40 runs.
With this win, India’s place for the Super-4 is confirmed and became the second team to reach the Super-4. First team who reached Super 4 is Afghanistan, so it is now clear that the Indian team will remain at number-1 in their group.
Everyone will now be watching the Pakistan-Hong Kong encounter on September 2 because a win there would also advance Pakistan to the Super-4. In this case, the match between India and Pakistan on September 4 will be regarded as fixed. The first and second-place teams in Group A are scheduled to compete on September 4th.
Babar Hayat scored the most runs
Hong Kong’s team made only score 152 runs in 20 overs and they lost their five wickets. For India, Bhuvneshwar, Avesh, Ravindra Jadeja, and Arshdeep Singh each claimed one wicket for India. While Ravindra Jadeja also did a runout. When it comes to Hong Kong, Babar Hayat scored the most runs with 41, followed by Kinchit Singh with 30. He was unable to influence the outcome, though.
Suryakumar did an amazing batting
In this game, Team India’s captain Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul got off to a sluggish start. KL Rahul scored 36 runs in 39 balls while Rohit Sharma scored 21 runs in 13 balls before being removed from the game. The good news for Team India is that Virat Kohli returned to his scoring colors.
Virat Kohli played an innings of 59 runs in 44 balls. Fans were overjoyed to witness Virat Kohli, who made his comeback after a hiatus, score 20 runs in colour. The standout of Team India in this innings, though, was Suryakumar Yadav, who blasted 68 runs in 26 balls and completely changed the game.
Suryakumar Yadav spent his entire life playing for the Indian squad, which was having trouble with their slow batting. Suryakumar Yadav hit 6 fours, 6 sixes in his innings. The Indian side was able to score 192 runs in 20 overs as a result of this innings.
Big achievement for Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma is currently the second player in India’s history to have captained the nation to the most victories in T20 Internationals. He has left behind Virat Kohli with the win over Hong Kong. Mahendra Singh Dhoni has the most wins for India as a captain, followed by Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.
MS Dhoni: 72 matches, 41 wins
Rohit Sharma: 37 matches, 31 wins
Virat Kohli: 50 matches, 30 wins
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