India vs Hong Kong, Live Cricket Score, Asia Cup: India Win by 40 Runs

India vs Hong Kong, Live Cricket Score, Asia Cup 2022: Live updates from India vs Hong Kong match in Asia Cup 2022.

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  • India defeated Hong Kong by 40 runs in their second Asia Cup 2022 fixture.

  • Rohit Sharma's team scored 192 runs after being asked to bat first.

  • Suryakumar Yadav scored 68 runs in only 26 deliveries.

  • Virat Kohli brought up his 31st T20I half-century.

  • In response, Hong Kong could score only 152 runs.

  • With this win, India have qualified for the 'Super Four' stage.

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10:57 PM , 31 Aug

India vs Hong Kong Asia Cup: India Qualify for Super Four

India defeated Hong Kong by 40 runs and subsequently qualified for the Super Four stage of Asia Cup 2022.

Arshdeep Singh concedes 12 runs in the last over, which helps Hong Kong to breach the 150-run mark. However, their resilience ends at 152/5 and India have now officially confirmed their participation in the next round as the table-toppers of Group A.

India's Super Four campaign will start against the second-placed team of Group A on 4 September, before they take on Afghanistan on 6 September. In their last Super Four fixture, Rohit Sharma's team will take on the second-placed team of Group B on 8 September.

Suryakumar Yadav has certainly been the star of today's victory, scoring unbeaten 68 runs in only 26 deliveries. As for India's bowling department, the spin duo of Ravindra Jadeja and Yuzvendra Chahal did a commendable job, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar also looked in fine rhythm.

10:52 PM , 31 Aug

India vs Hong Kong Asia Cup: Avesh Concedes 53 Runs

Avesh Khan would like to forget about this game as soon as he can, for he has conceded 53 runs in his four overs. Hong Kong's middle-order batters accumulate 21 runs from his last over to take Hong Kong's score to 140/5.

10:48 PM , 31 Aug

India vs Hong Kong Asia Cup: Bhuvneshwar Kumar Opens His Tally

Bhuvneshwar Kumar scalped his first wicket of the match in the 18th over, ending Kinchit Shah's fighting knock of 30 runs from 28 deliveries. Hong Kong are 119/5 with only two overs left in the match.

10:40 PM , 31 Aug

India vs Hong Kong Asia Cup: Virat Kohli Gets to Bowl!

Well, this was a pleasant surprise. With four overs left in the game and the outcome almost decided, Rohit Sharma called upon Virat Kohli to bowl the 17th over. The former skipper did a decent job, conceding only 6 runs.


Published: 31 Aug 2022, 5:14 PM IST
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