India Secures Convincing 6-Wicket Victory Over Afghanistan in First T20, Takes 1-0 Series

In a thrilling T20 International match at IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali, India emerged victorious against Afghanistan by 6 wickets. Chasing a target of 159 runs, the Indian team successfully achieved it in 17.3 overs, with Shivam Dubey playing a heroic role in the triumph.

India Secures Convincing 6-Wicket Victory Over Afghanistan in First T20, Takes 1-0 Series

the cricket match between India and Afghanistan, India won the toss and chose to bowl first. Afghanistan had a promising start with a 50-run partnership for the first wicket. However, they faced setbacks as wickets fell quickly, with the second and third wickets going down at 50 and 57 runs respectively. Rahmanullah Gurbaz contributed 23 runs, Ibrahim added 25, and Mohammad Nabi played a notable innings with 42 runs off 27 balls. India’s bowlers, Mukesh and Akshar Patel, each took two wickets, while Shiv Dubey secured one. Afghanistan set a target of 158 runs for India to chase in the allotted 20 overs.

In a thrilling match against Afghanistan, Team India faced initial setbacks with Rohit Sharma out without scoring. However, they made a strong comeback, thanks to notable contributions from Subhman Gill (23 runs), Tilak Verma (26 runs), and Jitesh Sharma (31 runs). Shivam Dubey played a brilliant innings, remaining unbeaten on 60 runs, while Rinku Singh contributed an unbeaten 16 runs in 9 balls.

Chasing a target of 159, India successfully achieved victory with 4 wickets in hand. Afghanistan’s Mujeeb ur Rahman took 2 wickets. This triumph gives India a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

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