India vs. Sri Lanka Highlights: Sri Lanka struggled to score 214 runs

Sri Lanka could not cover the short run of 214 runs in India vs. Sri Lanka. India’s entry into the finals of the Asia Cup, India confirmed its place in the finals after defeating two consecutive teams, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. India won the match against Sri Lanka on the 12th after defeating Pakistan by a humiliating margin on 10 and 11 September.

India vs Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka was bowled out by 41 runs and India booked their place in the Asia Cup 2023 final. India won the toss and decided to bat.  Indian team captain Rohit Sharma was the top scorer, and Kuldeep Yadav and Jasprit Bhomra added a few steps to India’s victory. Kuldeep Yadda and Jasprit Bhomra have set a brilliant example for India in this game and ensured that the Indian team is still in safe hands.

It was not an easy way to beat the Sri Lankan team in Sri Lanka but due to the Indian team of Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Siraj, and R Jadeja, India can raise their flag in Sri Lanka.

Top Highlights of India vs Sri Lanka

  • Play was halted for a while due to light rain during play but resumed with only three overs left in India’s innings.
  • Sri Lanka struggled to keep pace and lost wickets at regular intervals.
  • Kuldeep Yadav impressed with 4 for 42 while Jasprit (2/30) provided the early success that contributed to India’s victory.
  • Sri Lanka’s innings ended at 172 in 41.3 overs.
  • Sri Lanka’s batting was initially rocked by Jasprit Bumrah who quickly took 2 wickets.
  • The game didn’t look like it was India vs Sri Lanka it was India vs Wellalage. He tried to revive Sri Lanka with his brilliant bowling but could not.
  • The opening wickets of Bumrah and Siraj set the tone and the spinners sealed the win.

At the end of the game

Dunnith Wellalage said after winning the Man of the Match award – “First I would like to congratulate the Indian team.  They have a lot of experienced players but unfortunately, we lost but we have another game and we want to fight well.  Kuldeep is a great bowler, I tried my best.  Natural play with a positive mindset.  I want to thank my teammates and my coaching staff – they have given me great support.”

India captain Rohit Sharma said after winning the match – “had a good game.  For us also to play such a game under pressure on a somewhat challenging pitch.  Challenging in many ways.  Of course we want to play on this kind of pitch to see what we can achieve, we can also come.  Play here and on pitches like this.  [Hardy] He has worked really hard on his bowling over the last few years.”

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