India Clinched Gold As Continuous Rain Destructed The Finals Vibe
India displayed a victorious attribute after lifting the gold medal in Men’s Cricket at the Asian Games 2023. The country did not get the chance to play a game with their opponent team, Afghanistan and was declared to be the winner of the match due to their higher number of gold medal seeding in the tournament. In the beginning, the local volunteers took the initiative to keep the audiences entertained as light rains were the obstacle to the match. Later on, it amplified the intensity, and the whole event was called off at the Pingfeng Cricket Campus. Even Afghanistan lost the chance to showcase their performance.
A Unique Celebration Of Team India
India was declared to be the winner of the Men’s Cricket Match in the Asian Games 2023 without even fighting against Afghanistan due to their higher tally of gold medals. To celebrate this astounding moment, the whole Indian team came out in the rain, and the entire audience was excited to encounter this triumph.
After the winning session, India skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad stated that they were not used to winning medals, so this was an emotional moment for the whole team. He further added there is a disappointment that they were not able to play a fair match, but somethings are beyond someone’s control.
Highlights Of The Event
The match schedule was already changed due to an unexpected shower spell. During the afternoon, Ruturaj selected to bowl first during the toss. The game started with four Indian tall bowlers Shivam Dube, Arshdeep Singh, R. Sai Kishor and Washington Sundar. The Afghanistan openers, Zubaid Akbari and Mohammad Shahzad, were on the pitch. When Afghanistan were 112 for 5 during their 18.2 overs, continuous rain halted the match. The match couldn’t resume, and the referee called off the game. India grabbed its gold medal at the Asian Games in Men’s Cricket and celebrated this magical victory.