India vs Sri Lanka Final- Innings Highlights: In the final match of the 2023 Asia Cup in Colombo, the Sri Lankan team was all out for just 50 runs. After winning the toss and opting to bat first, the Sri Lankan team collapsed for 50 runs in just 15.2 overs. This is the lowest total of any opposition team against India.
Fast bowlers took all 10 wickets
Sri Lankan batsmen looked helpless in front of Siraj in the final match. The interesting thing was that all the 10 wickets of Sri Lanka were taken by the fast bowlers of India. This has happened for the second time in the history of Asia Cup, when fast bowlers have taken all 10 wickets. For India, Mohammed Siraj took 6 wickets, Hardik Pandya took 3 wickets and Jasprit Bumrah took one wicket.
Siraj’s storm hits Colombo
Sri Lankan batsmen looked helpless in front of Siraj in Colombo. Siraj took 6 wickets for just 21 runs with one maiden in 7 overs. Siraj showed the way to the pavilion to Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Sadira Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjay de Silva and Dasun Shanaka.
Lowest totals in an ODI final
50 SL vs Ind Colombo RPS 2023*
54 Ind vs SL Sharjah 2000
78 SL vs Pak Sharjah 2002
81 Oman vs Namibia Windhoek 2019
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9 Sri Lankan batsmen could not reach double figures
In front of the lethal bowling of Indian fast bowlers, 9 Sri Lankan players could not reach double figures. Only Kusal Mendis (17) and Dushan Hemantha (13) could touch double figures. Whereas Pathum Nissanka 02, Kusal Perera 00, Sadira Samarawickrama 00, Charith Asalanka 00, Dhananjay de Silva 04, Dasun Shanaka 00, Dunith Vellalage 08 and Pramod Madhushan returned to the pavilion after scoring 01 runs.
Lowest totals for Sri Lanka in ODIs:
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