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Patna : India scored a massive 210/2 in 20 overs against Afghanistan in a Group 2 match of ICC T20 World Cup at Sheikh Zayed Stadum, Abu Dhabi, UAE, on November3, 2021, night,as openers Rohit Sharma and K L Rahul added 140 runs in 88 balls for the first wicket while all-rounder Hardik Pandya and Rishabh Pant (wk) added 63 runs in their unbroken partnership for the 3rd wicket.

Hardik remained unbeaten on 35 runs in 13 balls hitting 4 fours and 2 sixes while Pant remained 27 not out in 13 balls with 1 four and 3 sixes. Afghanistan conceded 65 runs in last 4 overs. Afghanistan had won the toss and opted to bowl.

Rohit Sharma fell to medium fast bowler Karim Janat for 74 in 47 balls with 8 fours and 3 sixes- two off spinner Rashid Khan and 1 off fast medium bowler Naveen-ul-Haq. It was 140/1. K L Rahul fell to medium fast bowler Gulbain Naib for 69 in 48 balls hitting 6 fours and 2 sixes and it was 147/2.

Hardik Pandya hit Navee-ul-Haq for 2 sixes in 19th over. Hardik also hit fast bowler Hamid Hasan for 3 fours in 18th over. Pant hit Gulbadin for back to back sixes in 17th over. Pant also hit Hamid Hasan for a six in last over.