In the ongoing men’s cricket competition at the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China, India and Nepal are presently participating in the first quarterfinal.
Before the game, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, a gifted left-arm orthodox bowler, received his first cap. The 26-year-old broke down in tears during the national anthem as he became emotional.
Sai Kishore was selected by Chennai Super Kings at his base price of INR 20 lakhs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction ahead of the cash-rich competition’s 2020 season after putting together a couple strong seasons in the Tamil Nadu Premier League and the Indian domestic circuit. He was a member of the Chennai team that defeated Kolkata Knight Riders to win the IPL title in 2021. the last. The Chennai-native, however, didn’t play a single game during his two seasons with the team.
Sai Kishore was acquired by one of the two new clubs, Gujarat Titans, for INR 3 crore in the super auction leading up to IPL 2022. The young player made his IPL debut on May 10, 2022, in a match against the Lucknow Super Giants. He went on to play in five matches that season, taking six wickets at a 20.17 average. The Titans eventually won the competition. He was a member of the team for the IPL 2023 season, but he didn’t play.
Yashasvi Jaiswal strikes at Nepal with a tonne.
Having won the toss, captain Ruturaj Gaikwad decided to bat first. The gifted Yashasvi Jaiswal, whose international career has gotten off to a fantastic start, went bonkers during the Powerplay and continued after the pitch limits were lifted. The Pingfeng Campus Cricket Field’s pitch wasn’t the best for batting because spinners were getting good spin. However, the southpaw had no signs of hesitation as he smashed a fast-bowling 100 off just 49 balls, including eight fours and seven sixes.
With an unbroken 22-ball 52-run partnership, Rinku Singh and Shivam Dube put the final touches on India’s 202/4 total after their 20 overs. In response, Nepal lost Aasif Sheikh in the fourth over when Avesh Khan caught him behind the stumps with 29 runs scored.