Dubai: India makes their way into the Super four after defeating Hong Kong by 40 runs. With this win, India becomes the second team in Asia Cup to enter the top group after Afghanistan.
Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav’s crucial partnership of 98 runs off just 42 balls helped India put up a target of 193 runs in 20 overs. Suryakumar Yadav played a power-packed knock of 68 runs in 26 balls including six fours and 6 sixes.
Virat Kohli scored a half-century and made a thrilling comeback by scoring 59 runs in 44 deliveries. Skipper Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul managed to give a balanced start.
Indian bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar led the bowling attack and secured one wicket. Hong Kong managed to score 152 runs with Babar Hayat scoring 41 runs in 35 deliveries.