India survived a mighty scare earlier than recording a 26-run win over Hong Kong of their opening match of the Asia Cup on Tuesday. Chasing a stiff 286-run goal on a gradual wicket, Hong Kong’s opening pair of Nizakat Khan (92) and skipper Anshuman Rath (73) stitched a report 174-run partnership to boost the hopes of a significant upset earlier than each their dismissals resulted in a collapse of the batting order, ultimately managing simply 259 for eight on the finish of 50 overs.After the sport, members of the Indian crew visited the Hong Kong dressing room and met the promising cricketers. They posed for photos and a few of them additionally talked to the gamers, sharing their data concerning the recreation.
Whereas clicking an image with Indian captain Rohit Sharma and former Indian captain MS Dhoni, Ehsan Khan, who dismissed the Indian wicketkeeper for a duck within the innings, stated, “I’ve been ready for this second for the final ten years. It’s a dream come true second for me.”
Dressing Room 📹: #TeamIndia’s heart-warming gesture.
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 19, 2018
After assembly with the gamers, Bhuvneshwar Kumar stated, “We obtained along with the Hong Kong gamers and shared our expertise with them – DK (Dinesh Karthik), (KL) Rahul, me and Dhoni. We cherished speaking to them, and I want them properly for the longer term matches.”
Whereas Honk Kong head dwelling, India’s subsequent problem can be their arch rivals Pakistan, which takes place on Wednesday.
First Printed: September 19, 2018, 4:27 PM IST