Indian cricket team wins Asia Cup 2023 with dominant performance
Indian cricket team pacer Mohammed Siraj blew away the Sri Lanka batting line and the Asia Cup 2023 co-hosts were bundled for a score of 50 runs in their first innings. Siraj ended the first innings with figures of 6/21 in seven overs and also created many records. The Indian team needed 51 runs to lift their eighth Asia Cup title. They reached target in just 6.1 overs.
3 things you need to know
- The India vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup 2023 final match is being played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo
- The Indian team is the current champion of the ODI Asia Cup
- Team India defeated Sri Lanka in their previous Asia Cup 2023 clash by 41 runs
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Mohammed Siraj picked up a total of six wickets in the IND vs SL Asia Cup 2023 finals and proved his dominance at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. However, amidst the Sri Lankan batting crisis, during the 14th over of the Sri Lanka innings, Indian batter Virat Kohli gave away five unnecessary runs with an overthrow.
After Sri Lanka were bundled for a score of 50 runs, the netizens were quick to react to the incident and came up with different reactions on social media. Some of the reactions are mentioned below:
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Mohammed Siraj destroyed Sri Lanka in Colombo
After electing to bat first in the India vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup 2023 final, the Dasun Shanaka-led side didn’t start off well and lost their first wicket in the form of Kusal Perera to Jasprit Bumrah. However, Indian pacer Mohammed Siraj overshadowed Bumrah’s first wicket and removed four Sri Lanka batters in the fourth over. Siraj was the first Indian pacer to pick four wickets in an over across formats. However, the ‘Hyderabad Express’ didn’t stop there and completed his fifer in just 15 balls. This was the quickest by any bowler across all formats.