In the 4th match of the Asia Cup to be held today (August 31) at the Dubai International Stadium, India and Hong Kong teams will face each other. India, who have already defeated Pakistan and topped the points table, will advance to the Super-4 stage if they win this match. This is the first match for the Hong Kong team, so they are determined to make a good start by defeating the strong Indian team. Asia Cup 2022: Hong Kong challenge for Team India today.
However, the Hong Kong team can be easy for Indian Team. Because both the teams are facing each other for the first time in T20 cricket. Especially if they want to defeat Team India, which is losing confidence after losing to the strong Pakistan team, they have to give a great competition. Asia Cup 2022: Hong Kong challenge for Team India today.
It is special that the Hong Kong team has given such a competition against India. That means India-Hong Kong teams have faced each other in 2 ODIs so far. It is special that he played in the Asia Cup tournament twice.
In the 2008 Asia Cup match against Hong Kong, Team India batted first and scored 374 runs. Chasing this huge total, Hong Kong was bowled out for just 118 runs and is now history. After this, the two teams met again in 2018. Team India who batted first on that day lost 7 wickets and collected 285 runs. Chasing this total, the Hong Kong team at one point threatened to defeat Team India
Match Start Time: Toss- 7 PM, Match Start- 7.30 PM
Ground: Dubai International Cricket Stadium
Live broadcast: There will be live broadcast on Star Network sports channels including Star Sports Kannada. You can also watch live on the Disney Star App.
The Hong Kong team is as follows:
Babar Hayat, Mohammad Ghazanfar, Kinchit Shah, Nizakat Khan (captain), Aizaz Khan, Yasim Murtaza, Zeeshan Ali, Scott McKechnie, Haroon Arshad, Aftab Hussain, Ehsan Khan, Dhananjay Rao, Wajid Shah, Mohammad Waheed, Ayush Shukla, Atiq Iqbal, Ahan Trivedi.
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Team India is as follows:
Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan, Yuzvendra Chahal , R Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi. Reserves: Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar and Shreyas Iyer.