Defending champions India escape huge upset in their Asia Cup opener after Hong Kong's spirited fight

Check out all the photo highlights from India's opening game of Asia Cup against Hong Kong

FirstCricket Staff September 19, 2018 15:32:26 IST
Shikhar Dhawan returned to form with a brilliant 127 notching his 14th ODI century. AFP
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Shikhar Dhawan returned to form with a brilliant 127 notching his 14th ODI century. AFP
Along with Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu (R) brought up his half-century in India's first match of the tournament. AFP
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Along with Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu (R) brought up his half-century in India's first match of the tournament. AFP
Hong Kong's opening pair Nizakat Khan (R) and captain Anshuman Rath provided Hong Kong with an outstanding start with a 174-run stand (a country record), both batsmen scored half-centuries. AFP
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Hong Kong's opening pair Nizakat Khan (R) and captain Anshuman Rath provided Hong Kong with an outstanding start with a 174-run stand (a country record), both batsmen scored half-centuries. AFP
Anshuman Rath fell to Kuldeep Yadav after scoring 73 runs that gave defending champions India a real scare. AFP
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Anshuman Rath fell to Kuldeep Yadav after scoring 73 runs that gave defending champions India a real scare. AFP
Debutant Khaleel Ahmed (L) had an impressive outing claiming three Hong Kong wickets. AFP
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Debutant Khaleel Ahmed (L) had an impressive outing claiming three Hong Kong wickets. AFP