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Hong Kong met India of their opening 2022 Asia Cup conflict at Dubai Worldwide Stadium on Wednesday. Hong Kong rank twentieth in ICC T20I chart and are rated because the weakest staff in comparison with different 5 nations collaborating within the match. However former Indian cricketer Nikhil Chopra desires Hong Kong to strategy with optimistic mindset and never to consider the outcomes.
Hong Kong have a tricky problem as they’re positioned in Group A with title favorites India and Pakistan. India defeated Pakistan of their match opener by 5 wickets. Hong Kong might be up in opposition to Babar Azam’s males on September 2. In the meantime, discussing how Hong Kong will strategy the sport in opposition to India, Chopra mentioned that the staff wants to stay with their plan and execute the identical on the pitch with out pondering whom they’re dealing with.
“While you face India or every other greater staff, you need to overlook historical past or earlier outcomes and give attention to executing your plans. You additionally have to shift to plan B as rapidly as doable if the unique technique isn’t working in opposition to greater gamers, who’re your function fashions. Take into consideration the onerous work you could have executed to succeed in right here whenever you enter the pitch and strategy with the mindset and perception of taking part in good cricket,” Chopra mentioned on BatBricks7 presents Run Ki Runneeti pre-match present on CricTracker.
Hong Kong have recorded spectacular 21 wins and 31 defeats in 52 T20I matches and can attempt to give all the things they will in opposition to Asian giants on this match. The likes of Nizakat Khan, Babar Hayat, and Ehsan Khan have high quality expertise in worldwide cricket and posses means to carry out huge in opposition to stronger opponents. In Group B, Afghanisthan beat Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to succeed in the Tremendous-4 stage on Tuesday. India are set to hitch them with a simple win over Hong Kong on Wednesday.