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In the ongoing Asia Cup in the UAE, the Indian team will play its second match today. Team India will face Hong Kong today. This match will be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. India also played its last match here. In such a situation, the mood of the pitch and the weather is going to be almost the same as the previous match. There is hardly any chance of change in Team Indias playing XI.
Not a single T20 International match has been played between India and Hong Kong so far. However, two ODI matches have definitely been played between the two teams. The victory in both these matches has been registered in the name of India. The last meeting of both the teams was in the Asia Cup 2018, where Hong Kong gave a good fight to India. India won this match very closely.
Indian team started the tournament with a win in their first match of the tournament by defeating arch-rivals Pakistan team by 5 wickets in a thrilling match. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who came out to bat first, was all out for 147 due to the excellent bowling of Hardik Pandya, the Indian team, chasing the target, did not have a good start but due to the excellent batting of Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, the team managed to reach the target.
Hardik Pandya scored 33 runs while performing all-round and took 3 wickets, for which he was also awarded the Player of the Match Award, the team expects him to perform well in this match too.
This is the first match of the Hong Kong team in this tournament. The Hong Kong team has made its place in this tournament by performing brilliantly in the qualifier matches. Ehsan Khan, Babar Hayat, Yasim Murtaza are going to be the key players in this match from the Hong Kong team. During the 2018 Asia Cup, the Hong Kong team presented a good challenge to the Indian team, in this tournament also the team is expecting a good performance from its players.
Hardik Pandya - Hardik Pandya, the hero of the previous match, performed brilliantly, taking 3 wickets for 25 runs and playing an unbeaten inning of 33 runs in 17 balls to win the match for India.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar - Bhuneshwar Kumars form has been the biggest positive aspect for India ahead of the T20 World Cup. Against Pakistan, he took 4 wickets while bowling brilliantly, in this match also he can get good points in the dream team with his bowling.
Ehsan Khan - He is the most prominent off-spin bowler of the Hong Kong team, in the qualifier matches, he took 9 wickets while bowling brilliantly, in this match he can present a good challenge to the Indian batsmen.
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A total of 74 T20 matches have been organized at the Dubai International Stadium before the Asia Cup 2022. Out of which 34 times the team batting first and 39 times second batting has won. At the same time, the average score of the first innings is 142 while that of the second innings is 124.
The pitch is going to be very favorable for the fast bowlers. Spinners can also be seen to dominate here. In the beginning, if the batsmen take out a few overs by ticking, then they can make up for it in the middle over. Not only this, runs are scored at high speed in the last overs in this ground.
On the day of India and Hong Kong (IND vs HK) match, the minimum temperature is expected to be 29 °C and the highest temperature is 39 °C. While the humidity will be 39 percent. There is no chance of rain on Wednesday. In such a situation, there is every possibility that the match will be completed without any interruption.
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|2||Pakistan - S4||3||2||1||0||-0.279||4|
|3||India - S4||3||1||2||0||1.607||2|
|6||Afghanistan - S4||3||0||3||0||-2.006||0|
|Recent Forms: W = Won, L = Lost, T = Tie, D = Draw, NR = No Result|