India Beat Afghanistan in Asia Cup 2022: India and Afghanistan (IND vs AFG) faced each other today in the ongoing Asia Cup 2022 in UAE. This match between the two teams was played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, in this match, India performed amazingly with both batting and bowling and defeated Afghanistan by a huge margin of 101 runs. The Indian team, who came to bat first in the match, had given a target of 213 runs to Afghanistan, in response to which the Afghanistan team could score only 111 runs and lost the match.
Afghanistan batsmen failed
Chasing a huge target of 213 runs, the Afghanistan team had a very poor start and the team lost two wickets for 1 run in the form of Hazratullah Zazai and Rahmanullah Gurbaz in the very first over. Indian fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar sent both the batsmen to the pavilion. Even after this, Afghanistan’s innings could not be sustained and half of their team returned to the pavilion on the score of just 20 runs. Although Ibrahim Zadran batted well for Afghanistan and kept one end of the team, but none of the batsmen except him could stay on the crease and due to this, Afghanistan’s team lost the match by 101 runs. On the other hand, Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled brilliantly for the Indian team, spending only 4 runs in his four over spell, taking 5 wickets in his name.
India had given a target of 213 runs
After losing the toss to bat first, the Indian team got off to a solid start today. Captain KL Rahul and Virat Kohli, who came to open for the Indian team, made a century partnership of 119 runs for the first wicket. India lost the first wicket at the score of 119 in the form of captain Rahul 62 runs. Rahul was dismissed by Farid Ahmed. At the same time, Suryakumar Yadav, who came out to bat after this, could not do anything special and he became the second victim of Farid. Suryakumar Yadav was bowled after scoring 6 runs. Veteran batsman Virat Kohli played a blistering century of 122 runs for India. Rishabh Pant remained unbeaten on 22 runs. Thanks to the innings of Virat and Rahul, India had given a target of 213 runs to Afghanistan.