When India faced Afghanistan in the IND VS AFG Asia Cup 2022 match on Thursday, former captain Virat Kohli scored a century for the first time in three years. After more than 1020 days, the superstar batsman finally got his 71st century in the third match of the Super Four stage against Afghanistan. With 122 runs off of 61 balls, Kohli was dominant. Virat Kohli hits century in Asia Cup is news of the day. Read out the complete details about IND VS AFG down below with us!
IND VS AFG | Virat Kohli hits century in Asia Cup
The ex-captain smashed 12 fours and 6 sixes in IND VS AFG match. Soon after, cheering followers on Twitter heaped praise on the Indian batter for his century. As of right now, India and Afghanistan are playing each other. As the winner of the coin toss, they chose to take the field. Already out of the tournament, India were handed another challenge as Afghanistan asked them to bat first after winning the toss.
In Dubai, no full member has lost a match while chasing since the start of 2020. Rohit Sharma rested himself, handing the reins of the team to KL Rahul for this match, who said they wanted to keep everyone fresh with an eye on the World Cup.
India made three changes in all. Rohit made room for Dinesh Karthik while Yuzvendra Chahal and Hardik Pandya sat out for Axar Patel and Deepak Chahar, who has been drafted in from the reserves after Avesh Khan was ruled out before IND VS AFG match. Afghanistan, still nursing the heartbreak of Wednesday night against Pakistan, retained their XI.
India XI: KL Rahul (capt), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav. Rishabh Pant (wk), Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin. Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh.
Afghanistan XI: , Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Karim Janat, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (capt). Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Fareed Ahmad, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi.