India won by 26 runs against Hong Kong, A mighty fight from Hong Kong comes to an end in Asia Cup 2018.
After winning the toss Hong Kong decided to bowl first, but a great inning from Shikhar Dhawan passes the par- score and India made 285 for 7 runs in 50 overs. India scored 50 runs less because middle orders batsman flopped, after Dhawan's wicket, no one made a big score as the ex-captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni out without scoring any run while other batsman made run a ball in last few overs.
While chasing, Hong Kong openers were looking good and they made a partnership of 174 runs, the match was totally in favour of Hong Kong but after their first wicket, they showed their poor performance.
At one stage India was hurting but their spinners Among wickets 3 for Chahal and 2 for Kuldeep helps India to create pressure on Hong Kong batsman, whereas debutant bowler Khaleel Ahmed picked up 3 wickets in his debut. Part-time spinner Kedhar Jadhav has also done a great a great job and he built the pressure on Hong Kong batsman. Chahal removes shah and Aizaz in his final over.
Hong Kong made 259-8 in 50 overs and lost the game by 26 runs.
Tomorrow is the big game Ind vs Pak.
INDIA- 285/7 (50.0 Ovs)
HONG KONG- 259/8 (50.0 Ovs)
India won by 26 runs
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