Chinmay Sutar and Shubham Sharma starred in India’s comprehensive 120-run win over Hong Kong in the ACC Emerging Teams Cup, in Savar on Monday. India will now clash with arch-rivals Pakistan in the semi-finals.
Sutar smashed an unbeaten 104 off 85 balls and Sharma was unbeaten on 65 off 55 balls as India amassed 322/5 in 50 overs. Opener and wicket-keeper BR Sharath too made a valuable contribution with 90 off 93 balls.
Sharma also contributed with the ball taking 4/32 in 10 overs as India bowled out Kong Kong for 202/10 in 47.3 overs. Shahid Wasif top-scored for Hong Kong with 68 off 84 balls.
India take on Pakistan in Dhaka on Wednesday while other semi-final will be played between hosts Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The final too will be played in Dhaka on November 23.
India ended the league stage behind toppers Bangladesh, having lost to the hosts.