Asia Cup 2018: India vs Afghanistan match ends in a tie

There was finally some luck for Afghanistan as they held India to a tie in their last match of the Asia Cup 2018. The result meant that the team enter the final unbeaten having won all five of the matches. Chasing 253 to win India were bowled out for 252 in the last over of the match. KL Rahul and Ambati Rayudu struck half centuries for India while Mohammad Nabi took two wickets. . Mohammad Shahzad (124) and Mohammad Nabi (64) were the top performers for Afghanistan as they posted a total of 252/8 in the Asia Cup 2018 Super Four match in Dubai. For India, Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets, Kuldeep Yadav two and Deepak Chahar struck on his debut. MS Dhoni is leading India for the 200th time in ODIs as skipper Rohit Sharma was rested for this match. India made five changes to their team. India have already booked their spot in the summit clash while Afghanistan were eliminated after losing their last match.

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Afghanistan players congratulate teammate Rashid Khan, center without cap, after he dismissed India's Ravindra Jadeja during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Afghanistan in Dubai. (AP)

Afghanistan players congratulate teammate Rashid Khan, center without cap, after he dismissed India's Ravindra Jadeja during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Afghanistan in Dubai. (AP)

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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 on September 25, 2018. (Photo by ISHARA S. KODIKARA / AFP) (AFP)

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 on September 25, 2018. (Photo by ISHARA S. KODIKARA / AFP) (AFP)

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India's Lokesh Rahul plays a shot during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Afghanistan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) (AP)

India's Lokesh Rahul plays a shot during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Afghanistan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) (AP)

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Afghan cricketer Javed Ahmadi (R) celebrates after he dismissed unseen Indian batsman MS Dhoni during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Afghanistan and India at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on September 25, 2018. (Photo by ISHARA S. KODIKARA / AFP) (AFP)

Afghan cricketer Javed Ahmadi (R) celebrates after he dismissed unseen Indian batsman MS Dhoni during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Afghanistan and India at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on September 25, 2018. (Photo by ISHARA S. KODIKARA / AFP) (AFP)

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Afghan cricketer Javed Ahmadi (R) reacts as he holds the bat of Indian batsman Dinesh Karthik after they collided with each other during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Afghanistan and India at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on September 25, 2018. (Photo by ISHARA S. KODIKARA / AFP) (AFP)

Afghan cricketer Javed Ahmadi (R) reacts as he holds the bat of Indian batsman Dinesh Karthik after they collided with each other during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Afghanistan and India at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on September 25, 2018. (Photo by ISHARA S. KODIKARA / AFP) (AFP)

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Afghanistan's wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad, left, runs to field the ball after a shot played by India's Ravindra Jadeja, right, during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Afghanistan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) (AP)

Afghanistan's wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad, left, runs to field the ball after a shot played by India's Ravindra Jadeja, right, during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Afghanistan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) (AP)

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India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni, left, stumps out Afghanistan's Javed Ahmadi, right, during the one day international cricket match. (AP)

India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni, left, stumps out Afghanistan's Javed Ahmadi, right, during the one day international cricket match. (AP)

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Afghan batsman Mohammad Shahzad plays a shot during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Afghanistan and India. (AFP)

Afghan batsman Mohammad Shahzad plays a shot during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Afghanistan and India. (AFP)

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Afghanistan's Mohammad Shahzad celebrates scoring a century during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup. (AP)

Afghanistan's Mohammad Shahzad celebrates scoring a century during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup. (AP)

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India's Ravindra Jadeja, second right, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of Afghanistan's Javed Ahmadi. (AP)

India's Ravindra Jadeja, second right, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of Afghanistan's Javed Ahmadi. (AP)

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Afghan batsman Mohammad Nabi plays a shot during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Afghanistan and India. (AFP)

Afghan batsman Mohammad Nabi plays a shot during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Afghanistan and India. (AFP)

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