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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: Virat Kohli plays a shot
India vs Afghanistan, Asia Cup 2022 Super 4 Highlights: Virat Kohli plays a shot

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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 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 8, 2022 9:58 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 8, 2022 9:54 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 8, 2022 9:47 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 8, 2022 9:44 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 8, 2022 9:37 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 8, 2022 9:34 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 8, 2022 9:31 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 8, 2022 9:26 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 8, 2022 9:23 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 8, 2022 9:20 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 8, 2022 9:17 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 8, 2022 9:15 PM IST

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Sep 8, 2022 9:03 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 8, 2022 8:58 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 8, 2022 8:55 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 8, 2022 8:52 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 8, 2022 8:45 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 8, 2022 8:40 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 8, 2022 8:37 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 8, 2022 8:32 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 8, 2022 8:29 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 8, 2022 8:21 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 8, 2022 8:17 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 8, 2022 8:11 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 8, 2022 8:07 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 8, 2022 8:04 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 8, 2022 8:00 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 8, 2022 7:56 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 8, 2022 7:53 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 8, 2022 7:48 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 8, 2022 7:44 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 8, 2022 7:40 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 8, 2022 7:38 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 8, 2022 7:36 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 8, 2022 7:32 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 8, 2022 7:25 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 8, 2022 7:23 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 8, 2022 7:17 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." 

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