Suryakumar Yadav (68 not out: 26 balls 6×4, 6×6) and Virat Kohli (59 not out: 44 balls 1×4, 3×6) scored brilliant fifties in today’s match. After losing the toss and batting first, Team India made a huge score of 192 runs for the loss of 2 wickets. It is noteworthy that Kohli – Surya Jodi made an unbeaten partnership of 98 runs in 42 balls for the third wicket. Suryakumar Yadav scored 6, 6, 6, 0, 6, 2 consecutively and scored 26 runs in the bowling of Hong Kong bowler Haroon.
In chasing the target of 193 runs, Hong Kong openers Nizakat Khan (10) and Yasim (9) were dismissed for a low score. But Babar Hayat (41: 3×4, 2×6 in 35 balls) who played at No.3 played aggressively and raised hopes of victory in that team. But… Hong Kong fell under pressure as he was dismissed by Ravindra Jadeja. However, Kinchit Shah (30: 2×4 in 28 balls, 1×6), Jeeshan (26 not out: 2×4 in 17 balls, 1×6), Scott (16 not out: 2×4 in 8 balls, 1×6) who stayed at the crease for a while took the team’s score past 150. In the end, the Hong Kong team was limited to 152/5. Among the Indian bowlers, Bhuvneshwar, Arshadeep Singh, Jadeja and Avesh Khan took wickets. Nizakhat was run out by Ravindra Jadeja in the first over.