Indian Cricket team scripted history as they won their first-ever medal in Asian Games history. India won the gold medal in men’s T20I cricket at the Asian Games 2023 by defeating Afghanistan in the gold medal match. However, the match was called off due to rain and we didn’t have a full match.
Indian Cricket team captain Ruturaj Gaikwad decided to bowl first in this final after winning the toss. The conditions were helpful for the bowlers because of the overcast conditions and that’s why the Indian captain chose to bowl first in this match. Indian bowlers didn’t disappoint him as well.
Indian Players celebrated a gold medal in style :
It was a historic day in China where the Indian men’s team played brilliantly and won the gold medal in the Asian Games 2022. The Indian contingent had impressed everybody in this Asian Games as they won more than 100 medals for the first time in history.
Indian cricket team contributed to this medal tally by winning the gold medal in the cricket section. Indian players were seen celebrating after winning in this match. A video is getting viral on the internet in which Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi and Arshdeep Singh were grooving with their medals on the patriotic song “Lehra Do”. All of them were sharing their joy through this video where they made their nation proud, winning a gold medal in a multi-sport tournament is a big thing for any of the players.
A dominant performance throughout the tournament :
Indian Cricket team started their campaign against Nepal in the quarterfinal as they were qualified directly for the knockouts because of the better ICC rankings. India defeated Nepal in the quarterfinals while beating Bangladesh in the semi-final they qualified for the final of this tournament. The final was washed out due to rain but India won the match due to higher seedings.