India vs. Sri Lanka Highlights Score, Asia Cup 2023 Super 4: Despite a spirited performance by Team Sri Lanka, India won by 41 runs. Welcome to the main attraction of the India vs. Sri Lanka Asia Cup 2023 match at Colombo’s R. Premadasa Stadium.
India qualified for the Asia Cup 2023 final, ending Sri Lanka’s winning streak of 13 matches. On Tuesday, at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, India secured a spot in their 10th Asia Cup final by defeating Sri Lanka by 41 runs. India vs. Sri Lanka, Super 4: Rohit Sharma, the captain of India, expressed great disappointment at Rohit Sharma’s dismissal.
1India vs. Sri Lanka: Former cricketers Marvan Atapattu and Sanjay Manjrekar believe that Rohit Sharma’s dismissal against Sri Lanka in the Super 4 stage of the Asia Cup was unfortunate. On Tuesday, September 12, in the Super 4 clash, Sri Lanka bowled out India for 213 runs. Facing Sri Lanka’s spin attack at Colombo’s R. Premadasa Stadium, the Indian batsmen struggled to survive for the full 50 overs. Dhananjaya de Silva and Charith Asalanka caused a stir against the Indian batting order, as Rohit Sharma’s team lost all their wickets for the first time in Indian cricket history for a spin.
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Live Updates – Former cricketers Marvan Atapattu and Sanjay Manjrekar discussed Captain Rohit Sharma’s dismissal on Star Sports, and they both felt that the batsman was unfortunate to get out. Sharma was the only Indian player to score a half-century on that day and got out in a unique way at Welagedara, where the ball stayed low and hit the stumps at full length.
Marvan Atapattu said about Rohit Sharma’s dismissal, “I have no words. I feel for him, I’m very sorry for him. Any batsman in the world plays such a shot.
“However, Manjrekar credited Welagedara’s length against Rohit and mentioned that the young player caught Rohit in an awkward position. “A big fan of length deliveries. This young man has bowled a length where Rohit Sharma was not prepared to commit – neither forward nor back – and that’s when you want the ball to comfortably go over the stumps. Unfortunately for him, the ball stayed low, but rather than finding faults with the batsman, you have to credit the bowler,” Manjrekar commented on Rohit Sharma’s dismissal.
Rohit scored his third consecutive century that day and as a batsman, he crossed 10,000 runs in ODIs. With crucial contributions from KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, and Axar Patel, India managed to set a target of 213 runs on a challenging pitch.
India won by 41 runs – IND 213 (49.1) SL 172 (41.3), securing their place in the final. Bangladesh has been eliminated from the tournament, and the other two teams are still contending for a spot. The tournament has a one-day break now. We’ll be back for all the action when the Asia Cup resumes. Until then, eat well, relax, and stay healthy. See you again!
Dushmantha Chameera | Man of the Match: First of all, I would like to congratulate the Indian team. They have a lot of experienced players, but unfortunately, we lost the game. But we have one more game, and we want to give a good fight. Kuldeep is a great bowler; I tried to play him positively.
Rohit Sharma | Indian Captain: It was a good game. It was important for us to play this kind of cricket on a challenging pitch. It was challenging in many aspects. Certainly, we want to play on pitches like this, where we have to work hard. Hitting through the line wasn’t easy. The pitch got better towards the end, and we needed to keep it in one area, and I thought we did that quite well. [On Kuldeep] He has worked really hard over the last few years. It’s not easy, and it’s pleasing to see. It felt like he was taking a wicket every ball. It wasn’t an easy target to defend because the pitch got easier, and we had to keep it in one area. I think we did quite well. [On Hardik] I’ve been bowling for the past year, and he has worked really hard on his bowling. The ball is coming out nicely, and you can see the results in the last 10 ODIs.”
Dasun Shanaka | Sri Lankan Captain: We didn’t expect this kind of wicket; I thought it was a wicket for batting, but we adapted well, especially Welagedara, DDS, and Asalanka. With two genuine batters in the nets, they are bowling, and I know their actual capability, so I had the option of using them today. Against Bangladesh, after watching the last game, I knew he (Welagedara) was going to do something special today, he got Kohli’s wicket, and I was confident he would get more wickets.
- KL Rahul: It’s incredible; we were tested throughout the day. We were not on the field for 100 overs, but whatever overs we spent there, it took a toll on us physically. It felt good to come out and give our best today. We came as a team, and it’s a big milestone for us. When I contribute to the team, I’m always happy, and when you are batting in the middle order, partnership becomes crucial.
- I have been out for 4-5 months, whatever comes, I’ll take it. It was an important partnership with Kishan. Playing on the same spot day in and day out, a bit of spin, but we managed it well. We were 20-30 runs short; a few more partnerships could have taken us to 230-240. When you are behind the stumps, you get a good idea of what the batsman is doing, and I just conveyed a message, luckily, it worked for Kuldeep (mentioning the tip given to Kuldeep before Samarawickrama got out).