Sudarshan shines in batting after Hangargakar
India beat Pakistan by 8 wickets
New Delhi. The 12th match of the ACC Men’s Emerging Cup was played between India A and Pakistan A in Colombo. In this exciting match, the Indian team managed to win by eight wickets with about 13 overs remaining. While bowling for the team where Rajvardhan Hangargekar wreaked havoc. While batting, Sai Sudarshan scored a century while batting well. Apart from him, Nikin Jose managed to score a half-century. Due to the excellent batting of these two batsmen, India achieved the target of 206 runs given by Pakistan in 36.4 overs.
Sai Sudarshan and Nikin Jose’s fifties:
Sai Sudarshan and Nikin Jose were seen in tremendous rhythm during the match. While opening the innings for the team, Sudarshan played an unbeaten century of 104 runs in 110 balls with the help of 10 fours and three sixes. While batting at number three, Nikin Jose contributed 53 runs in 64 balls with the help of seven fours. Apart from these two batsmen, Abhishek Sharma contributed 20 runs in 28 balls and captain Yash Dhul contributed 21 runs in 19 balls.
Rajvardhan Hangergekar dominates in bowling:
Before this, Rajvardhan Hangergekar was impressive in bowling. Bowling a total of eight overs for his team, he got the maximum five successes by spending 42 runs with an economy of 5.25. Saim Ayub, Omair Yusuf, Qasim Akram, Mohammad Wasim and Shahnawaz Dahani became the victims of Hanggarker. Apart from Hangargekar, Manav Suthar took three wickets and Riyan Parag and Nishant Sindhu took one wicket each.
Pakistan’s other batsmen failed except Kasim Akram:
Batting first after losing the toss in Colombo, Pakistan’s team was bundled out for 205 runs in 48 overs. While batting on the seventh position for the team, only Kasim Akram was able to face the Indian bowlers for some time. He faced 63 balls for the team. Meanwhile, managed to score 48 runs with the help of five fours.
After Qasim Akram, the second highest scorer for Pakistan was opener Sahibzada Farhan. While opening the innings for the team, he played a flamboyant inning of 35 runs in 36 balls with the help of eight fours. Apart from these two batsmen, while batting at number eight, Mubasir Khan scored 28 runs in 38 balls and Hasibullah Khan scored 27 runs in 55 balls while batting at number four.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 19, 2023, 20:35 IST