India vs Afghanistan Asia Cup 2014
After their recent loss to Pakistan in Asia Cup 2014, India play Afghanistan today at Mirpur.
Asia Cup – 9th Match
Both India and Afghanistan, being eliminated from the Asia Cup
India will face Afghanistan for the first time in an ODI
Despite India being out of contention for a berth in the final of the ongoing Asia Cup, middle-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara and pacer Ishwar Pandey were not included in the team for the inconsequential match on Wednesday. Sunil Gavaskar said it was hard to comprehend the Indian team’s decision and wondered whether the fear of bench players succeeding over current favourites has prompted the team under Kohli to play the same team.
Updated: India end disappointing Asia Cup campaign with 8-wkt victory over Afghanistan
Knocked out of contention for the final, five-time champions India ended their Asia Cup campaign with a consolation win over debutantes Afghanistan, beating them by eight wickets in a lop-sided encounter on Wednesday.