India vs Sri Lanka Live score: India is all set to face Sri Lanka in the second match of the Super Four round of the Asia Cup 2023.
The Indian team has been playing for three days straight, first against Pakistan and now against Sri Lanka. They had a massive 228-run victory over Pakistan. India is hoping for a repeat performance from their batsmen, who have been scoring big runs in recent games.
But it won’t be easy to beat Sri Lanka. They have won their last 13 One-Day International (ODI) matches, with their latest win against Bangladesh on September 9th. Sadeera Samarawickrama played a brilliant innings, scoring 93 runs in that game.
This promises to be an exciting match, and India might make some changes to their lineup due to its busy schedule.
India vs Sri Lanka Live Score, Asia Cup 2023 Highlights: The game on September 12th saw Sri Lankan spinners, Dunith Wellalage and Charith Asalanka, taking all 9 Indian wickets. This caused India’s strong batting order to collapse, scoring less than 200 runs at the R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Even though India won the toss and chose to bat first, their openers struggled against the Sri Lankan pace bowlers. But when the spinners came into play, everything changed, and wickets fell quickly.
Dunith Wellalage took 5 wickets, dismissing Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, and Hardik Pandya. Charith Asalanka got 4 wickets, including Ishan Kishan, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, and Kuldeep Yadav.
India vs Sri Lanka live score Highlights
The only Indian players to score more than 30 runs were Rohit Sharma (53), Ishan Kishan (33), and KL Rahul (39).
At the end of 47 overs, the rain interrupted play, with India at 197/9. The pitch was covered, and the rain continued. After the rain delay, Sri Lankan pacers quickly wrapped up India’s innings at 213.
For Sri Lanka, Dunith Wellalage took 5 wickets, Charith Asalanka took 4, and Maheesh Theekshana took 1. Now, Sri Lanka needs to score 214 runs to win in 50 overs.
India vs Sri Lanka live score
Chasing this target, Sri Lanka lost 5 early wickets to Indian pacers Jasprit Bumrah (2) and Mohammed Siraj (1). But later, Kuldeep Yadav (4), Ravindra Jadeja (2), and Hardik Pandya (1) finished off the Sri Lankan innings, giving India a 41-run victory.
Apart from Dhananjaya de Silva (41) and Dunith Wellalage* (42), no other Sri Lankan batsman could stand up to the Indian bowling attack.
With this win, India secured a spot in the 10th Asia Cup final, which will be held on Sunday. Looking at the points table, India is at the top, while Sri Lanka has a better net run rate than Pakistan. This means Pakistan must win their upcoming match on Thursday to make it to the final, or Sri Lanka will take their place.”
India vs Sri Lanka match Awards
The smart catch of the match goes to Surya Kumar Yadav
Rohit Sharma gets the award for the most sixes in the match
Player of the match goes to Dunith Wellalage
India vs Sri Lanka Live score: Here’s the final scorecard
Here’s the final scorecard:
Rohit Sharma 53(48)
Virat Kohli 3(12)
Shubman Gill 19(25)
Ishan Kishan 33(61)
KL Rahul 39(44)
Hardik Pandya 5(18)
Ravindra Jadeja 4(17)
Axar Patel 26(36)
Jasprit Bumrah 5(11)
Kuldeep Yadav (0(1)
Mohammed Siraj* 5(19)
Kasun Rajitha 0/30(4)
Maheesh Theekshana 0/41(9.1)
Dasun Shanaka 0/24(3)
Matheesha Pathirana 0/31(4)
Dunith Wellalage 5/40(10)
Dhananjaya de Silva 0/28(10)
Charith Asalanka 4/18(9)
Sri Lankan Batting:
Pathum Nissanka 6(7)
Dimuth Karunaratne 2(17)
Kusal Mendis* 15(16)
Sadeera Samarawickrama 17(31)
Charith Asalanka 22(35)
Dhananjaya de Silva 41(66)
Dasun Shanaka 9(13)
Dunith Wellalage* 42(46)
Maheesh Theekshana 2(13)
Kasun Rajitha 1(2)
Matheesha Pathirana 0(2)
Jasprit Bumrah 2/30(7)
Mohammed Siraj 1/17(5)
Hardik Pandya 0/14(5)
Kuldeep Yadav 4/43(9.3)
Ravindra Jadeja 2/33(10)
Axar Patel 0/29(5)
India vs Sri Lanka live score: Result
Kuldeep Yadav played a big part in stopping Sri Lanka’s turn to bat, which helped India win by 41 runs. When Sri Lanka was trying to score 214 runs, they lost five of their players early in the game because of Indian bowlers like Jasprit Bumrah (2) and Mohammed Siraj (1). But later on, Ravindra Jadeja (2), Hardik Pandya (1), and Kuldeep Yadav (4) teamed up and took more wickets, securing India’s win with a lead of 41 runs.
This was a significant achievement for Kuldeep because he reached a milestone of 150 wickets in One-Day International (ODI) matches.
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