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IND vs PAK: Hangargekar dismissed two PAK batters on Asia cup 2023

On the ACC emerging Men’s Asia Cup 2023, India had a clash with Pakistan on 12th match, where Hangargekar dismissed two PAK batters for duck

Hangargekar dismissed two PAK batters for duck

Rajvardhan Hangargekar had taken two wickets in the fourth over of the match against Pakistan in the Emerging Asia Cup 2023. Pakistan had won the toss and chose to bat in the clash in Colombo.

Hangargekar dismissed Saim Ayub and Omair Bin Yousuf at a duck in the fourth over. The opener and vice-captain Saim Ayub was taken out in the 2 balls of the over as the team score was 9. After the fall of the wicket, Omair Yousuf entered the ground but was soon sent out on the last ball of the over.

So far in the tournament, emerging India has won both games, and today as the game proceeds between the arch-rivals, Yash Dhull-led team would aim for another victory as well.

Sai Sudharsan and Abhishek Sharma scored half-centuries in the previous games.

The 50-over tournament is being played between eight Asian nations and former U-19 World Cup-winning skipper Yash Dhull will lead the Indian side.

Rajvardhan Hangargekar
Rajvardhan Hangargekar

Other famous names in the India squad include IPL stars like Riyan Parag, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Prabhsimran Singh, Harshit Rana, and Dhruv Jurel, amongst others. Mumbai Indians (MI) batsman Nehal Wadhera has made it to the standby list of players.

Rajvardhan Hangargekar is a promising young Indian cricketer born on 10th November 2002. He began making headlines with his performances at a young age and quickly climbed the ranks in domestic cricket.

Hangargekar’s Twenty20 debut for Maharashtra in the 2020-21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy showed his potential. Subsequently, he made his List A debut in the 2020-21 Vijay Hazare Trophy, further cementing his place as a player to watch.

In December 2021, Hangargekar earned a spot in India’s team for the 2022 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in the West Indies, showcasing his talent on the global stage.

His performances caught the attention of IPL franchises, and in the 2022 auction, he was acquired by the Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Fans eagerly awaited his IPL debut, which finally came on 31st March 2023, as he took the field for CSK in the 2023 Indian Premier League.

Hangargekar’s IPL debut was nothing short of impressive, and he quickly justified the faith put in him by the franchise. His economical bowling and ability to pick up crucial wickets earned praise from CSK fans and cricket experts alike, further elevating his reputation as a rising star in Indian cricket.

India Squad

Sai Sudharsan, Abhishek Sharma, Nikin Jose, Yash Dhull (c), Riyan Parag, Nishant Sindhu, Dhruv Jurel (wk), Manav Suthar, Harshit Rana, Nitish Reddy, RS Hangargekar.

Pakistan Squad

Saim Ayub, Haseebullah Khan, Mohammad Haris (c & wk), Kamran Ghulam, Sahibzada Farhan, Omair Yousuf, Qasim Akram, Mubasir Khan, Mehran Mumtaz, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shahnawaz Dahani.

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