Team India is going to start its campaign in Asia Cup 2018 from today, where they have a weak opponent team like Hong Kong. Before settling against Pakistan, this match is a great opportunity for the Indian team to check their preparations. India would want to show Pakistan its preparedness trailer by speaking of an attack of victory against Hong Kong. Regular Indian Skipper Virat Kohli has been rested while Rohit Sharma has been appointed as Captain. Rohit’s record has been tremendously as a captain in the bilateral series. But this is the first opportunity for them to be captain in the multinational tournament. Rohit and his team take on would not take lightly to Hong Kong because the next day India will have to play against Pakistan.
In the previous match, Pakistan defeated Hong Kong by 8 wickets. The Hong Kong team was stacked on 116 runs against Pakistan. Now if Team India is able to keep its winning margin against Hong Kong bigger, then it will work for the encouraging tonic against him against Pakistan. If there is a chance for the team India to compete against Hong Kong, then they will have a chance to achieve their lost goals and then the team will also help in deciding the middle order.
Hong Kong vs India Live Streaming and Updates
This match will be played at Dubai’s International Cricket Stadium. According to Indian Standard Time(IST), this match can be seen from 5 pm. Star Sports has the right to broadcast all the bouts of Asia Cup in India. The Indo-Hong Kong match will also be broadcast on Star Sports Channel.
India vs Hong Kong; Asia Cup 2018
India: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Ambati Rayudu, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jaspreet Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuswendra Chahal, Sharadul Thakur, Dinesh Karthik and Khalil Ahmed
Hong Kong: Anshuman Rath (Captain), Aizaz Khan, Babar Hayat, Cameron Mikulson, Christopher Carter, Ahsan Khan, Ahsan Nawaz, Arshad Mohammed, Kittich Shah, Nadeem Ahmad, Rag Kapoor, Skat Mackehani, Tanvir Ahmed, Tanvi Afzal, Waqas Khan And Aftab Hussain
India vs Hong Kong Dream 11 predictions
India bat First- 350+
Hong Kong Bat First- 150+