India vs Afghanistan Highlights, Asia Cup 2022: Virat Kohli's ton, Bhuvneshwar's fifer help IND beat AFG by 101 runs
India vs Afghanistan, Asia Cup 2022 Super 4 Highlights: After losing both their Super 4 matches, India ended their Asia Cup campaign with a handsome win. Follow the Highlights of IND vs AFG T20:
India vs Afghanistan, Asia Cup 2022 Super 4 Highlights: Riding on a superb batting effort by Virat Kohli and some clinical bowling by Bhuvneshwar Kumar, India outplay Afghanistan by 101 runs in the Super 4 encounter at Asia Cup in Dubai on Thursday. Kohli ended his century drought and powered India to 212/2. In response, Afghanistan got off to a dreadful start with Bhuvneshwar dismantling the Afghan batters. Bhuvneshwar scalped five wickets in his four overs. Arshdeep Singh, R Ashwin and Deepak Hooda picked one wicket each. Earlier in the evening Kohli took just 53 deliveries to reach the triple digit mark. He reached his century in style as he smashed Fareed Ahmad for a six in the 19th over. The talismanic batter opened the innings with KL Rahul and returned unbeaten on 122 off 61 balls, which included twelve 4s and six 6s. The opening pair provided India with an explosive start after being invited to bat first. The duo added 119 runs for the opening wicket, before Fareed removed Rahul on 62(41). He then packed Suryakumar Yadav in the same over. Kohli along with Rishabh Pant then drove the Indian innings. Rahul led the unit as India made three changes in their line-up. Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya and Yuzvendra Chahal were rested and Deepak Chahar, Dinesh Karthik, and Axar Patel came in as replacement for the trio. Catch the Highlights of IND vs AFG T20:
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- Sep 08, 2022 10:39 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: India win by 101 runs
Dinesh Karthik comes to roll his arms in the final over as Ibrahim Zadran completes his 50.
Meanwhile, Zadran slams DK for consecutive sixes as he concedes 18 runs in the over. Afghanistan manage 111/8 in response to India's 212/2. India win the match by 101 runs.
- Sep 08, 2022 10:37 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: Axar fails to pick a wicket
Axar completes his four overs and fails to pick a wicket. He concedes 25 runs in his quota. AFG: 94/8 (19 over)
- Sep 08, 2022 10:33 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: Ashwin cleans up Mujeeb
Mujeeb whacks Ashwin for a four, connects the reverse sweep really well. He tries to go for a big shot in the following ball, charges down the track but doesn't make any connection as the ball knocks the stump.
First wicket for Ashwin as Afghanistan reach 88/8 after 18 overs.
- Sep 08, 2022 10:28 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: Good batting by Ibrahim Zadran
Ibrahim Zadran slams a back of a length ball by Deepak Chahar for a four. Makes some room for himself and hits it past the bowler for a boundary towards the long-off region.
The pacer concedes seven runs as AFG reach 80/7 after 17th over.
- Sep 08, 2022 10:25 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: Mujeeb attacks Ashwin
Smart reverse sweep by Mujeeb against Ashwin. He connects it well and whacks it over the point fielder for a four. He slams a maximum in the second last ball of the over, which is a 84 meter six. 10 runs come off the over as AFG move to 73/7 after 16 overs.
- Sep 08, 2022 10:22 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: AFG: 63/7 (15 overs)
Deepak Chahar is brought into the attack and he concedes six runs. AFG: 63/7 (15 overs)
Chahar's figures so far: 3-0-21-0
- Sep 08, 2022 10:17 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: Deepak Hooda strikes
Deeapak Hooda is introduced in the attack and bowler scalps a wicket in his first ball. Rashid Khan finds Axar Patel at deep mid-wicket as he departs for 15(19).
He starts off with a wicket and concedes three runs. AFG: 57/7 (14 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 10:14 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: Some respite for Afghanistan fans
Ibrahim Zadran is bringing some respite for Afghanistan fans in the crowd. He hits Axar Patel for another boundary as the bowler concedes 7 runs in the over. AFG: 54/6 (13 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 10:11 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: Afghanistan deal in singles
The Afghanistan batters easily rotate the strike against Ashwin. He concedes four runs as AFG move to 47/6 after 12 overs.
- Sep 08, 2022 10:09 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: Some firepower by Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan whacks Axar Patel for a four towards the cover region. He then hits the spinner for another boundary in the final over as 9 runs come off the over. AFG: 43/6 (11 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 10:03 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: Afghanistan struggle
We are midway into the Afghanistan innings and they have so far had a poor outing. After 10 overs they are batting on 34 with six batters back in the pavilion.
- Sep 08, 2022 10:00 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: India introduce spin
India introduce spin in the form of Axar Patel, who concedes just three runs in his first over. AFG: 29/6 (9 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 09:58 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: India in complete control
Arshdeep Singh concedes five runs in the eighth over as Afghanistan reach 26/6.
- Sep 08, 2022 09:54 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: Five-wicket-haul for Bhuvneshwar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar completes a five-wicket haul in his four overs. He packs Azmatullah on 1 as he mistimes his shot, which goes straight to Dinesh Karthik at cover.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar's figures: 4-1-4-5
- Sep 08, 2022 09:47 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: Arshdeep joins the party
Arshdeep Singh joins the party as Mohammad Nabi departs for 7. He traps him LBW. AFG: 21/5 (6 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 09:44 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: Another brilliant over by Bhuvneshwar
Another brilliant over by Bhuvneshwar Kumar as concedes just one run. He almost trapped Mohammad Nabi LBW, but umpire feels it's not-out.
KL Rahul goes for the review but the impact was just outside the line and the third umpire instructs to stick with the umpire's call. India retain their review. AFG: 19/4 (5 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 09:37 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: Deepak Chahar concedes 9 runs
Deepak Chahar concedes nine runs in his second over as Afghanistan move to 18/4 after 4 overs.
- Sep 08, 2022 09:34 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: Bhuvneshwar Kumar does the damage
Bhuvneshwar Kumar scalps his fourth wicket. This time he pitches it up and it thuds the pads of Najibullah, who is trapped LBW on 0. AFG: 9/4 (3 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 09:31 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: Edge and taken!
Bhuvneshwar Kumar is on fire as he scalps his third wicket of the contest. Karim Janat edges the ball, which is caught by Virat Kohli standing at slips. He departs for 2(4). AFG: 9/3 (2.4 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 09:26 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: Deepak Chahar shares new ball with Bhuvneshwar
Deepak Chahar will share the new ball with Bhuvneshwar Kumar. He starts off with a six-run over. AFG: 7/2 (2 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 09:23 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: Another one bites the dust
Another one bites the dust as Bhuvneshwar Kumar strikes twice in the same over. He removes Rahmanullah Gurbaz on 0. AFG: 1/2 (1 over)
- Sep 08, 2022 09:20 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: Ideal start by Bhuvneshwar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar provides IND with ideal start. He traps Hazratullah Zazai LBW in the third ball as Afghanistan lose first wicket without opening their account.
- Sep 08, 2022 09:17 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: The chase begins
Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Hazratullah Zazai have arrived in the middle to start the run chase.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar will lead the attack for India.
- Sep 08, 2022 09:15 PM IST
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- Sep 08, 2022 09:03 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE updates: Kohli powers India to 212/2
Fazalhaq Farooqi is bowling the final over and Virat Kohli, who is in scintillating form at the moment, hits consecutive sixes in the first two balls.
He then whacks him for a four towards the cover region and then passes the strike to Pant in the fourth ball.
18 runs come off the final over as India post 212/2 after 20 overs. Kohli, who walked out to open the innings, returns unbeaten on 122 off 61 balls. His innings featured 12 fours and six maximums.
- Sep 08, 2022 08:58 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: IND aim for big finish
19 runs come in the penultimate over of the Indian innings as the Men In Blue move to 194/2.
- Sep 08, 2022 08:55 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: Kohli slams 71st century
Virat Kohli starts the 19th over by Fareed Ahmad with a boundary and then hits him for a six over the mid-wicket fence to end his century drought. He slams 100 in just 53 balls, a hundred which the fans have been waiting for over two years. This is Kohli's 71st century.
- Sep 08, 2022 08:52 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: Kohli is not sparing anyone
Kohli is not sparing anyone. Fazalhaq Farooqi bowls it full, almost yorker length, wide of the off stump and he punches it square of the wicket for a four.
He hits Farooqi for another four. This time he comes down the track as the bowler drops his length. A thick outside edge and it races for a boundary towards the third man region.
15 runs come off the over as IND reach 175/2 after 18 overs. Kohli is batting on 90(51).
- Sep 08, 2022 08:45 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: Virat Kohli is on fire
Outfield has been terrible for Afghanistan as Mujeeb drops Rishabh Pant near the fine leg fence. The ball hits his hands and bounces near the ropes and goes for a four.
Fareed Ahmad, the bowler and captain Mohammad Nabi is disappointed.
Meanwhile, Kohli continues his attacking approach and flicks a delivery on his pads for a four. He does it again in the final ball, which results in another boundary.
15 runs come off the over as IND reach 160/2 after 17 overs. Kohli is batting on 77 off 46 balls.
- Sep 08, 2022 08:40 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: What a shot!
What a shot by Virat Kohli against Rashid Khan. He dances down the track, turns the ball into a full delivery and hits him for a towering six over the long-on region.
11 runs come off the over as IND reach 145/2 (16 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 08:37 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: Afghanistan fightback
Another tidy over for Afghanistan as Mujeeb Ur Rahman concedes just four runs in the over. IND: 134/2 (15 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 08:32 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: Economical stuff by Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan is brought into the attack and concedes just five runs in the over. IND: 130/2 (14 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 08:29 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: Afghanistan strike twice in same over
Fareed Ahmad is brought into the attack and KL Rahul gives him the same treatment that he has been giving the other Afghan bowlers. He hits a length ball, behind the wicket for a six and tries to go for the aerial route in the next ball. However, his shot finds Najibullah at long-on. He departs for 62(41).
Suryakumar Yadav joins the action and starts with an incredible shot, which goes for a six. However, he is packed in the next ball as he drags the ball onto the stumps.
Afghanistan strike twice in same over. IND: 125/2 (13 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 08:21 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE score: KL Rahul joins Virat Kohli
Kl Rahul whacks Mohammad Nabi for back to back fours and with this he also completes his half-century. He reaches the milestone in 37 balls.
Three boundaries come in the over as IND reach 111/0 after 12 overs.
- Sep 08, 2022 08:17 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE score: Kohli slams 50
Afghanistan are desperately looking to break the partnership and Mohammad Nabi has handed the ball to his sixth bowler Azmatullah Omarzai.
However, Kohli has no problem dealing with him as he hits a length ball by the pacer for a four and then rotates the strike.
Kohli also completes his 50 by nudging the final ball towards the long-off region. He reaches the milestone in 32 balls.
8 runs come off the over as IND move to 95/0 after 11 overs.
- Sep 08, 2022 08:11 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE score: Kohli, KL Rahul inch close towards 50
A tight over by Mohammad Nabi in the middle as just seven runs come off it. IND: 87/0 after 10 overs. Kohli is batting on 44(28), his partner KL Rahul is playing on 42(32).
- Sep 08, 2022 08:07 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE score: Classical shot by Kohli
Sensible batting against Afghanistan's premier spinner Rashid Khan. They rotate the strike in the first two balls, and then Kohli plays a dot.
He then goes inside out against the spinner, which sails to the boundary ropes.
Eight runs come off the over. IND: 80/0 after 9 overs.
- Sep 08, 2022 08:04 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE score: Virat Kohli dropped
Afghanistan skipper Mohammad Nabi brings himself into the attack and almost packs Virat Kohli, who is dropped by Ibrahim Zadran near the mid-wicket fence. The ball takes his hands and goes for a six.
11 runs come off the over as IND reach 72/0 after 8 overs.
- Sep 08, 2022 08:00 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: KL Rahul hammers Rashid Khan for a 6
Rashid Khan is introduced right after the powerplay but the Indian pair is looking dangerous at the moment.
After conceding one run in his first three balls, KL Rahul punches a short ball by the spinner for a six over the mid-wicket region.
Nine runs come off it as India reach 61/0 after 7 overs.
- Sep 08, 2022 07:56 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: End of powerplay
Mujeeb comes to bowl the final over of the powerplay as Kohli hits the spinner for two fours and a six. 15 runs come off the over as India finish powerplay with 52/0 on the board.
- Sep 08, 2022 07:53 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score: KL Rahul deals in boundaries
Fareed Ahmad Malik replaces Fazalhaq Farooqi in the 5th over.
Kohli starts the over with a single, following there is a huge LBW appeal against KL Rahul but the umpire doesn't look interested. It was probably due to the height as it hit Rahul on his thigh.
He then changes his length, offers room to Rahul, who whacks it square of the wicket for a boundary.
Rahul then finishes the over with another four. This time he punches it over the fielder towards the mid-wicket region for a boundary.
Nine runs come off the over as IND reach 37/0 after 5 overs.
- Sep 08, 2022 07:48 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE score: Mujeeb keeps thing under control
Mujeeb comes to bowl his second over and Kohli starts off with a single.
The following two balls is also nudged for singles.
Rahul then ends the over with a four, once more in the fine leg region, with the fielder being inside the circle.
Seven runs come off the over. IND: 28/0 (4 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 07:44 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: KL Rahul, Virat Kohli get things moving
Fazalhaq Farooqi comes to bowl the third over and after playing a dot, he nudges a length delivery over the short fine leg fielder for a boundary, the first by India.
He then passes the strike to Kohli in the third ball.
Kohli starts off with a four, similar region but the length was slightly full on the pads and the right-handed batter has no problem flicking it towards the fine leg region.
Good over from India's perspective as 12 runs come off it. IND: 21/0 (3 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 07:40 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: Economical start by Mujeeb
A tight over by Mujeeb as just three runs come from it. IND: 9/0 (2 overs)
- Sep 08, 2022 07:38 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: Afghanistan introduce spin early
Afghanistan introduce spin in the second over as Mujeeb Ur Rahman comes into the attack.
- Sep 08, 2022 07:36 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score: India start on cautious note
The pair happily deal in singles as six runs come from the first over.
- Sep 08, 2022 07:32 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE updates: KL Rahul and Virat Kohli open
KL Rahul and Virat Kohli will open the innings for India. Rahul will be on strike.
Fazalhaq Farooqi will lead the attack for Afghanistan.
- Sep 08, 2022 07:25 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE updates: Pre-match rituals
Players of both the sides are arriving in the middle for the pre-match rituals. The action will begin shortly.
- Sep 08, 2022 07:23 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE updates: Rashid Khan on match against Pakistan
“We need to forget about yesterday, these tough times will help us in the World Cup.”
- Sep 08, 2022 07:17 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE updates: India head coach Rahul Dravid
"Just because we have lost a couple of games, it doesn't mean we are a terrible team. I think we don't need to overreact with things."
- Sep 08, 2022 07:06 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE score updates: Playing XIs
India: KL Rahul(c), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant(w), Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh
Afghanistan: Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz(w), Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi(c), Karim Janat, Rashid Khan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Fazalhaq Farooqi
- Sep 08, 2022 07:04 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE updates: India make 3 changes
Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, and Yuzvendra Chahal have been rested.
Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, and Deepak Chahar come in for the trio.
- Sep 08, 2022 07:01 PM IST
IND vs AFG LIVE score updates: Afghanistan win toss
KL Rahul walks out for toss instead of Rohit Sharma.
Afghanistan win toss, opt to bowl.
- Sep 08, 2022 06:46 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE updates: Pitch report by Sanjay Bangar
“This is a new pitch and hasn't been used before in the tournament. There's an even covering of grass and looks a belter. 180 should be a minimum score on this wicket.”
- Sep 08, 2022 06:44 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score updates: Opportunity for Kohli
Virat Kohli scored a superb half century against Hong Kong and went to do the same in the following Super 4 encounter against Pakistan. However, he was dismissed for duck in the last match against Sri Lanka. Can he fire big tonight?
- Sep 08, 2022 06:41 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE updates: Focus on Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma had scored a superb 41-ball 72 against Sri Lanka and will look to carry forward the form against Afghanistan tonight.
- Sep 08, 2022 06:35 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE updates: Individual battle
If we look at the individual battle, Rohit Sharma vs Rashid Khan will be the one that most fans should look forward to. While Rashid has been a dominant force against the other Indian batters, his performance against the Indian captain is not very good, at least considering his standard.
Rohit has scored runs at a strike-rate of 148.28 against the Afghan wizard but Rashid has also dismissed him thrice in the 29 deliveries he has bowled against him in this format.
- Sep 08, 2022 06:28 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE updates: The toss factor
The toss have so far played an important factor in deciding the outcome of the Super 4 fixtures. All the teams have won chasing, so either captains who win the toss would certainly look to bowl first.
- Sep 08, 2022 06:16 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE updates: Mohammad Nabi's boys have been impressive
If we look at Afghanistan's campaign so far, they've impressed many despite already being out of the contention for final. They defeated Sri Lanka and Bangladesh both to advance to the Super 4 stage, where they have so far not won a single match.
Despite the defeats, the team put a spirited show in both the contest and if they manage to eke out a win against India, it will give them the much-needed boost ahead of the T20 World Cup in Australia, which will be played in October-November.
- Sep 08, 2022 06:06 PM IST
IND vs AFG T20 LIVE score updates: India's struggle at death overs
The Indian team has particularly failed to do much in the death overs at Asia Cup.
The team could manage 46/2 in the final 5 overs against Pakistan, and 46/4 against Sri Lanka in the Super 4 stage.
- Sep 08, 2022 05:51 PM IST
IND vs AFG Live Score: Dinesh Karthik over Rishabh Pant?
Team India started their Asia Cup campaign with Dinesh Karthik behind the wickets. He was mainly kept in the playing XI for his finishing abilities, but he got to bat only once, that too for one delivery in the entire tournament.
However, the management switched to Rishabh Pant to maintain the left-hand right-hand combo, following the injury to premier all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja midway during the tournament.
However, Pant has failed to do much and the management can once again think of adding Karthik in the playing XI.
- Sep 08, 2022 05:37 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan Live Score: Will Deepak Chahar fill in for Avesh Khan?
It will be interesting to see if Deepak Chahar fills in for Avesh Khan, who had fell ill in the previous encounter.
The team have been heavily relying on their spinners, with Hardik Pandya fulfilling the role as the third seamer.
- Sep 08, 2022 05:29 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE updates: What happened in their previous encounter
The last time India played Afghanistan in a T20 encounter, it was during the World Cup in UAE. The Men In Blue were on the verge of elimination following losses against Pakistan and New Zealand.
Coming to the clash, India had piled a gigantic 210/2 after batting first. In response, Afghanistan could manage 144/7 and lost the contest by 66 runs.
- Sep 08, 2022 05:20 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE updates: Head to Head
India and Afghanistan have met thrice before in the T20 format and the Men In Blue have emerged victorious on all the three occasions.
Can India make it 4-0 tonight?
- Sep 08, 2022 05:07 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE updates: India at Super 4 stage so far…
Played against Pakistan on Sunday and lost the match by five wickets. Scored 181/7 batting first. Pakistan chased down the target with two balls to spare
Played against Sri Lanka on Tuesday and lost the match by six wickets. Scored 173/8 batting first. Sri Lanka chased down the target with one ball to spare.
- Sep 08, 2022 05:00 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE updates: What happened last night
Afghanistan engaged in a low-scoring thriller against Pakistan on Wednesday evening. Batting first, Pakistan restricted Afghanistan for a paltry 129/6 and it looked like a comfortable run chase for the opposition.
However, the Afghanistan bowlers surely had some other plans and inflicted blows on Pakistan at regular intervals. With 11 required in the final over and Pakistan having just one wicket in hand, it felt like the game was done and dusted. However, tailender Naseem Shah once again proved us wrong and smoked the first two balls of the 20th over for towering sixes, closing the game in some style.
- Sep 08, 2022 04:52 PM IST
India vs Afghanistan LIVE updates: Hello and welcome!
Hello and welcome to the LIVE coverage of the Asia Cup encounter between India and Afghanistan. The match is being played at the Dubai International Stadium and will start from 7:30 pm IST onwards. The toss for the same will take place half and hour before. Stay tuned for LIVE updates!