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Asia Cup: Kohli’s fifty, Yadav’s blitz see India rack up 192-2 against Hong Kong

Yadav struck an unbeaten 26-ball 68 with 6 6s and also as well as an equivalent variety of fours

Celebrity batsman Virat Kohli invoked the very first half-century of the DP Globe Asia Mug, while Suryakumar Yadav played a blinder as India acquired an affordable 192-2 versus Hong Kong on Wednesday.

Kohli racked up an unbeaten 59 from 44 shipments which contained 3 6s and also a border, while Yadav blitzed an unbeaten 26-ball 68 with 6 6s and also as well as an equivalent variety of fours. Both placed on a monstrous 98 runs from 42 spheres for the unbroken 3rd gate.

Kohli raised his 50 from 40 spheres with a 2 off off-spinner Ehsan Khan.

Opener KL Rahul made 36 from 39 spheres with 2 6s, while captain Rohit Sharma racked up a fast 13-ball 21 with 2 borders and also a 6. Kohli and also Rahul placed on 56 from 49 shipments for the 2nd gate.

The openers captain Rohit Sharma and also Rahul had actually included 38 from 31 spheres for the opening gate.

Previously, Hong Kong captain Nizakat Khan won the throw and also chosen to bowl. India made one adjustment with all-rounder Hardik Pandya, that was India’s match-winner versus arch-rivals Pakistan relaxed for this video game.

Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant was available in his location and also took control of the maintaining handwear covers from DInesh Karthik.

Quick ratings:

India 192-2 in 20 overs ( Suryakumar Yadav 68 not out, Virat Kohli 59 not out, KL Rahul 36, Rohit Sharma 21) vs Hong Kong

Throw: Hong Kong

Playing XIs:

India: 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: Nizakat Khan (C), Yasim Murtaza, Babar Hayat, Kinchit Shah, Aizaz Khan, Scott McKechnie (wk), Zeeshan Ali, Haroon Arshad, Ehsan Khan, Ayush Shukla, Mohammad Ghazanfar.

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