Yashasvi Jaiswal’s Six-Fest and Shivam Dube’s Power Show Steal the Spotlight – A Thrilling T20 Encounter Unveiled!

India Clinches Victory in Thrilling Encounter Against Afghanistan

Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore – January 14, 2024

In an enthralling encounter at the Holkar Cricket Stadium,Yashasvi Jaiswal’s Six-Fest and Shivam Dube’s Power Show Steal the Spotlight , India secured a commanding 6-wicket win against Afghanistan in the 2nd T20I of the ongoing series. where as india faced early setback in face of rohit sharma where he got bowled on golden duck , then after this youngster jaiswal and shivam dube chased down the total effortlessly.

shivam dube , india vs afghanistan 2nd t20
shivam dube , india vs afghanistan 2nd t20 , image – getty image.

Afghanistan Innings: A Spirited Battle

Afghanistan, after winning the toss and choosing to bat, posted a challenging total of 172-10 in their allotted 20 overs. Despite early setbacks with Gurbaz (14) and Ibrahim Zadran (8) departing early, Gulbadin’s aggressive 57, supported by valuable contributions from Najibullah (23) and Mujeeb (21), propelled the Afghan innings. Arshdeep Singh was the pick of the Indian bowlers, finishing with figures of 3/32 in his 4 overs.

Gulbadin Naib’s Dynamic 57: Gulbadin Naib took center stage, delivering a spectacular innings with 57 runs off 35 balls. His assertive style, marked by five boundaries and four sixes, injected crucial momentum into Afghanistan’s batting. The innings was truly shaped by Gulbadin Naib’s explosive display, offering substantial contributions to Afghanistan’s overall score.

Gulbadin Naib , AFG VS IND 2ND T20
Gulbadin Naib , AFG VS IND 2ND T20 , image – getty image.
BatterRB4s6sSR
Gurbaz (wk)14911155.56
Ibrahim Zadran (c)8101080.00
Gulbadin573554162.86
Azmatullah250040.00
Nabi14181077.78
Najibullah232112109.52
Karim Janat201021200.00
Mujeeb21922233.33
Noor Ahmad120050.00
Naveen-ul-Haq1100100.00
Fazalhaq Farooqi00000.00
Extras11000
Total1721000

India’s bowling performance

BowlerOMRWNBWDECO
Arshdeep Singh40323038.00
Mukesh Kumar202100010.50
Ravi Bishnoi40392019.80
Axar40172014.20
Shivam Dube303610112.00
Washington Sundar30230017.70
PowerplaysORunsMandatory
0.1-6558

India’s Response: A Display of Dominance

In pursuit of 173, India showcased their batting prowess, reaching the target with 4 wickets in hand and 26 balls to spare. Yashasvi Jaiswal played a stellar knock, contributing 68 runs off 34 balls, including 5 fours and 6 sixes. Captain Rohit Sharma’s early dismissal for a duck didn’t deter the hosts as Virat Kohli (29) and Shivam Dube (63*) provided crucial partnerships. Dube’s explosive innings, featuring 5 fours and 4 sixes, anchored India’s successful chase. Karim Janat took two wickets in an over but couldn’t prevent India from sealing the victory.

Key Moments:Yashasvi Jaiswal’s Blitz and Shivam Dube’s Power-Hitting

Yashasvi Jaiswal’s aggressive fifty and Shivam Dube’s brutal assault, especially against Mohammad Nabi, where he smashed three consecutive sixes, were the defining moments of India’s chase. Despite Karim Janat’s late burst with two wickets in one over, India’s win was never in doubt.

Yashasvi jaiswal
Yashasvi jaiswal , image – getty image.
BatterRB4s6sSR
Yashasvi Jaiswal683456200.00
Rohit Sharma (c)01000.00
Virat Kohli291650181.25
Shivam Dube*633254196.88
Jitesh Sharma (wk)02000.00
Rinku Singh*9910100.00

Afghanistan’s Bowling performance

BowlerOMRWNBWDECO
Fazalhaq Farooqi3.40281007.60
Mujeeb Ur Rahman203200016.00
Naveen-ul-Haq303310011.00
Noor Ahmad303500211.70
Mohammad Nabi203000015.00
Karim Janat20132006.50
PowerplaysOversRunsMandatory
0.1-669

Series Standing and Next Fixture

With this victory, India takes an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series. The teams will now head to the next fixture, each looking to make their mark in this fiercely contested Afghanistan tour of India, 2024.

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