Kartik Tyagi hat helps India hammer Afghanistan with 211 runs in warm-up game



In an effort to retain their title, India are all set for the 19-year-old World Cup. Now in the warm-up game, they caused a right hit 211 in the current Afghanistan as they finished the game in 18 overs.

Yashasvi Jaiswal and Tilak Verma recorded half a century to lead India under 19 to 255/8 before Kartik Tyagi's hat on his first stamp. The Afghan fighters were enlisted for a meager 44.

India had won the blow and opted to win first, but received an early jolt with Divyaansh Saxena opener fired for a golden duck in the first over.

However, the bluebirds recovered as Jaiswal and Verma added 121 runs for the second wicket.

Jaiswal hit four boundaries and six while staying at 97 balls before deciding to retire. Verma left after his fifties were over.

Priyam Garg and Dhruv Jurel kept the scoreboard and added 51 runs in eight overs.

Their collaboration was interrupted by Abid Mohammadi, who removed both batsmen in successive overs.

India got a late rise as Atharva Ankolekar and Shubhang Hedge put up 25 of 20 two-out fours.

Afghanistan used up to nine different players with Mohammadi recording the best 3/19 figures from three oververs. Fazal Haque conceded 2/48 from nine overs.

In the pursuit of Afghanistan, Pacer Tyagi removed three of the top four batsmen from the second, third and fourth innings.

Banker Mohammad Ishaq was Afghanistan's only batsman to introduce double digits. He wrote with 11.

Tyagi's bowling was supported by Akash Singh, Sushant Mishra and Hegde, who received two wickets each.