IND vs HK: Why Pandya Dropped in the match against Hong Kong? – Captain Rohit explained
Why Pandya Dropped against Hong Kong in the ongoing Asia Cup series in the United Arab Emirates which is currently in full swing. Defending champions India avenged last year’s defeat by defeating arch-rivals Pakistan in their opening match at the Asia Cup. Subsequently, the Indian team is currently playing the second match of the Indian team against the Hong Kong team on August 31 at the Dubai International Stadium.
It was expected that there would be some change in the Indian team in this match. Because it was expected that someone else could give the player a chance against the Hong Kong team, which is many times weaker than the Indian team. In that way, Hardik Pandya, who took 3 wickets in bowling against the Pakistan team and scored 33 runs in 17 balls in the last over, did not play in today’s match against the Hong Kong team.
After today’s toss against Hong Kong, Indian captain Rohit announced that he will be replaced by wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant. After that, Pandya’s bowling against IND vs PAK echoes Rohit Sharma’s comments. Regarding this he said: In this match we also thought to bowl first. But today we are going to bat first.
However, we think we can put up a good score on this ground and stop Hong Kong. And we want to do well against any team. Only if the foundation is good will you get the right result. Very happy to win the first match against Pakistan.
The only change is the rest of Hardik Pandya in this match. Why Pandya was dropped against Hong Kong match because we know how important he is to the Indian team. Rohit Sharma has said that Rishabh Pant’s contribution is important for the next matches and he has been given this rest and included in the team.
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According to this, the Indian team has accumulated 192 runs after losing 2 wickets at the end of 20 overs. He finished playing first. It is noteworthy that the Hong Kong team played with the target of winning 193 runs but they lost the in the end. Hong Kong scored 33 runs off the last just 12 balls. It was an another spirited performance against India in the Asia Cup from the team.