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Asia Cup: Hong Kong opt to field first against India

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18 September, 2018 18:29 PM



Asia Cup: Hong Kong opt to field first against India

Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma run between the wickets, Hong Kong v India, Asia Cup, Dubai. Photo: AFP

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Hong Kong have won the toss and decided to field in Dubai in a must-win game against India in Asia Cup . Rohit Sharma handed the ODI cap to Khaleel Ahmed before the toss in what was an expected decision.

Before the big one, India have the campaign starter against a minnows. In an odd scheduling decision, India will play matches on consecutive days – today against Hong Kong before the big one against Pakistan on Wednesday. India would like to make most of the league stage to get their middle order in place – the only flaw for the side.

Hong Kong have had a small window to recover after that disappointing show against Pakistan on Sunday. They would hope to create a dent in the ODI status contest.


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