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Asia Cup 2018: Spirited Hong Kong go down by 26 runs against India

In pursuit of a stiff 286-run target, unheralded Hong Kong opening pair of Nizakat Khan (92) and skipper Anshuman Rath (73) added a record 174-run partnership to raise the visions of a major upset before inexperience cost them dear.

India's Kuldeep Yadav, right, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of Hong Kong's captain Anshuman Rath, left, during the Asia Cup match between India and Hong Kong in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.| AP