Asia Cup 2018, India vs Afghanistan: Statistical highlights of IND innings

Hindustan Times takes a look at the statistical highlights of the India innings in which they chased down 253 to win their fifth consecutive match of the tournament.

cricket Updated: Sep 26, 2018 08:35 IST
HT correspondent
HT correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Indian batsman Lokesh Rahul (R) and Ambati Rayudu run between the wickets during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Afghanistan and India at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.(AFP)

There was finally some luck for Afghanistan as they held India to a tie in their last game of the 2018 edition of the Asia Cup in Dubai on Tuesday.

Hindustan Times takes a look at the statistical highlights of the India innings in which they chased down 253 to win their fifth consecutive match of the tournament.

This was 36th tie in ODI cricket and 8th when team India is involved.

Ambati Rayudu opened the batting for the first time for India in ODI cricket. India changed their opening combination after 19 innings. This is also the first time in 39 innings since 4 June 2017, India are opening without either Shikhar Dhawan or Rohit Sharma.

This was India’s 100th 100 run partnership for the first wicket in ODI cricket.

Both India openers, KL Rahul and Ambati Rayudu struck half centuries. It was both players’ second 50 in ODI cricket.

First Published: Sep 26, 2018 01:26 IST