India vs Sri Lanka Live Score, Asia Cup 2023 Final: Indian need 51 runs to beat Sri Lanka© AFP
India vs Sri Lanka Live Score, Asia Cup 2023 Final: Mohammed Siraj bowled a terrific six-wicket spell helping India eventually outplay Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the final of Asia Cup 2023 at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday. With the help of Siraj’s 6 for 21 in 7 overs, the Rohit Sharma-led side bundled out Sri Lanka for 50 runs after skipper Dasun Shanaka won the toss and opted to bat. Siraj picked his first five wickets in 16 balls which is also the joint fastest in ODI cricket history. Jasprit Bumrah landed the first blow before Siraj took over and didn’t let the opponents settle down. In the paltry chase, Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan comfortably took India home in 7.1 overs. (Live Scorecard)
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IND vs SL Live Score: Indian win!!!
A single from Ishan Kishan on the first ball of the 7th over and India have comfortably chased down the 51-run target with 10 wickets in hand, This is India’s record-extending 8th Asia Cup title. Sri Lanka follow them with six such wins to their name.
Asia Cup Final Live: FOUR!
A superb cover drive from Shubman Gill for a four and the scores are level now. India are 50 without loss. Coming to the shot, it was a fuller ball from Dunith Wellalage and Gill played the drive to perfection.
IND vs SL Live Score: Another FOUR!
This is extremely poor bowling from Matheesha Pathirana. He bowled a lower full toss to Shubman Gill on the pads without any square leg fielder in place. It was a cakewalk for Gill to flick it away for a four. India need 6 runs to win.
IND vs SL Live Score: FOUR!
A poor fuller ball from Matheesha Pathirana to start the over and Ishan Kishan has hit the ball for a four on the off side. India need 13 more to win now.
Asia Cup Final Live: India need 17 to win!
A two-run over from Dunith Wellalage. India need 17 more to win from here.
IND 34/0 (4)
IND vs SL Live Score: Hat-trick of FOURS!
Shubman Gill hit a well balanced pull short on the fifth ball of Pramod Madushan’s over to make it a hat-trick of fours. He then took a single to make it a 15-run over. India are a few shots away from winning this game. They need only 19 runs to seal a record-extending 8th Asia Cup title.
IND 32/0 (3)
IND vs SL Live Score: Classy from Gill!
A beautiful drive from Shubman Gill on the off side. He follows it with yet another beautiful four through the point region. India are in a hurry to finish the game.
IND 27/0 (2.4)
Asia Cup Final Live: back-to-back FOURS!
Two poor short balls from Matheesha Pathirana and Ishan Kishan has slammed both of them for a fours. It seems that this match be over really soon as India need only 34 runs more to win.
IND 17/0 (1.5)
IND vs SL Live Score: India’s chase underway!
No Rohit Sharma in opening as the pair of Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan has started the chase of 51 runs for India. Pramod Madushan is bowling the first over.
Live Cricket Score: Most wickets for India in an ODI –
Stuart Binny tops the chart with figures of 6 for 4 against Bangladesh in Mirpur in 2014. Anil Kumble with figures of 6 for 12 against West Indies in Kolkata in 1993 is second on the list. Jasprit Bumrah with figures of 6 for 19 against England at The Oval in 2022 follows him while Mohammed Siraj is next on the list, thanks to his sensational bowling today!
Asia Cup Final Live – “Feels like a dream”: Siraj
“Feels like a dream. Last time I did the same against Sri Lanka at Trivandrum. Got four wickets early, couldn’t get the five-for. Realised you get what’s in your destiny. Did not try too much today. I have always looked for swing in white-ball cricket. Did not find much in the previous games. But today it was swinging, and I got more wickets with the outswinger. Wanted to make the batters drivem” said Mohammad Siraj.
IND vs SL Live Score: Sri Lanka all out for 50!
Hardik Pandya claims his third wicket and Sri Lanka are all out for 50 runs. Terrific show from the Indian pacers, especially Mohammed Siraj who registered a six-wicket haul. The target for India is 51 runs.
SL 50 (15.2)
Live Cricket Score: OUT!
Hardik Pandya strikes again! Pramod Madushan tried to go for a big shot but edged the ball and the slip fielder comfortably took the catch.
SL 50/9 (15.1)
Asia Cup Final Live: Good start for Kuldeep!
Only one run came in the first over of Kuldeep Yadav.
SL 50/8 (15)
IND vs SL Live Score: 50 up for Sri Lanka!
A single from Pramod Madushan on the first ball of Kuldeep Yadav’s first over and Sri Lanka have now 50 runs on the board.
SL 50/8 (14.1)
Live Cricket Score: Poor fielding!
Dushan Hemantha got an inside edge on a Mohammed Siraj delivery and tried to take a couple. Virat Kohli who collected the throw at the striker’s end, tried to hit the stumps at the other end but missed it. There was no fielder backing it and the ball ran away for a four, giving a total of six runs to Sri Lanka on the delivery. It’s poor fielding as Kohli could have avoided the throw as Pramod Madushan was comfortably inside the crease.
SL 47/8 (13.2)
Asia Cup Final Live: WICKET!
Hardik Pandya has removed Dunith Wellalage. It was a bouncer ball and Wellalage edged it in the air before wicketkeeper KL Rahul took the catch. Sri Lanka are really close to getting all out. Can they get past 50?
SL 40/8 (12.3)
Live Cricket Score: Catch fell short!
Mohammed Siraj nearly had his sixth wicket there but the ball fell some inches before Virat Kohli. Kusal Mendis had got an outside edge on the length ball from Siraj but Kohli did not put on the dive.
SL 31/6 (9.4)
Asia Cup Final Live: India on top!
Dunith Wellalage and Kusal Mendis are in the crease for Sri Lanka, who are six down at the moment. Remember that the spin is not introduced till now and Sri Lanka have lost more than half of the wickets.
SL 30/6 (9)
Live Cricket Score: Siraj continues to trouble!
Mohammed Siraj has bowled a one-run over. He has bowled four overs and conceded only six runs in it while taking five wickets. He has shattered defending champions Sri Lanka’s dream in this match, for sure.
SL 18/6 (8)
Asia Cup Final Live: WICKET! Siraj – you beauty!
This is sensational from Mohammed Siraj. This is insane stuff from him. He has cleaned up Dasun Shanaka with a peach of a delivery. It was a fuller ball that was shaped in into Shanaka but swung outside to rattle his off stump later. You can’t blame the batter though as this delivery was simply unplayable.
SL 12/6 (5.4)
Live Cricket Score: WICKET again for Siraj!
Would you believe it? Mohammed Siraj has struck again! This time on the final ball of his over. Dhananjaya de Silva is caught behind and Siraj ends his fourth over with four wickets in it. Simply exceptional stuff this is from Siraj. Sri Lanka are on the mat.
SL 12/5 (4)
IND vs SL Live Score: Funny scenes all around!
Mohammed Siraj missed his hat-trick but the highlight of the delivery became something else. Dhananjaya de Silva pushed the ball down the ground. The funny part was that Siraj himself ran behind the ball to save it. However, the ball ran to the fence and all the Indian players, including Siraj, ended up in laughter.
Asia Cup Final Live: WICKET! Siraj on hat-trick!
Mohammed Siraj is breathing fire. He has removed Charith Asalanka and is now on a hat-trick. Sri Lanka are in big trouble as they have lost four batters for just 8 runs.
Live Cricket Score: Siraj strikes again!
Wicket again! Mohammed Siraj has got the wicket of Samarawickrama.
India vs Sr Lanka Live Score: WICKET!
Second wicket for India! Mohammed Siraj has removed Pathum Nissanka. He invited him for the drive and produced an outside edge before Ravindra Jadeja did the rest. He took a brilliant catch at backward point.
SL 8/2 (3.1)
IND vs SL Live Score: One-run off the over!
Another good over from Jasprit Bumrah. Just one run came off it. This is a really good start for India but they need to keep things under control.
SL 8/1 (3)
Live Score: Maiden over!
Another good over for India. Mohammed Siraj kept his lines tight and just sligtly outside off stump to keep Kusal Mendis guessing. Sri Lanka are clearly under pressure here. And Bumrah comes with his second over now.
SL 7/1 (2)
IND vs SL Live Score: Superb first over!
This is why Jasprit Bumrah is so-so special. A wicket in the very first over and he has put Indian in control at the start of the final match of Asia Cup 2023. Kusal Mendis is currently at the crease alongside opener Pathum Nissanka.
SL 7/1 (1)
Asia Cup Final Live: WICKET!
India’s ace pacer Jasprit Bumrah takes only three balls to strike early. It was a fuller ball angling away from Kusal Perera and he nicked it to wicketkeeper KL Rahul.
SL 1/1 (0.3)
IND vs SL Live Score: Match set to start now!
Sri Lanka openers Kusal Perera and Pathum Nissanka have made their way out the middle and so does the Indian players. Jasprit Bumrah is set to bowl the first over for India. Here we go…
Asia Cup Final Live: No loss in overs
The start of match has been delayed by 40 minutes but we haven’t lost any over. Let’s hope the rain doesn’t come again in this final. If it happens again, the game might lose overs.
IND vs SL Live Score: Start time announced
The start time of Asia Cup 2023 final match between India and Sri Lanka has been announced as 3:40 PM. The start of play got delayed due to rain after Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka won the toss and opted to bat against India.
Asia Cup Final Live: In case you missed it –
A video of Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill has gone viral on social media. In the clip, the duo could be seen talking about something outside an elevator. After a brief discussion, Rohit could be heard saying, “Nahi aise nhi hoga, pagal hai kya (No, it won’t happen like this. Are you mad?).” The reaction of the India captain has internet talking as fans are trying to guess what led Rohit say that to Gill. Watch the video HERE
IND vs SL Live: Some good news!
The rain has stopped and the covers are being removed slowly and gradually. Given that it was a passing shower, the ground staff must not be having a lot of drying work to do. This means that we shall see a start to the game very soon.
Asia Cup Final Live: Oh, no!
Rain has had a big say in this tournament so far and how can the final be played without it. A light drizzle has started at the R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo. The covers have been put on and the start of the match is likely to be delayed.
IND vs SL Live: Here is what India head coach says –
“We were a bit worried about the weather, but we’ve got decent cricket throughout the tournament. Hopefully, we can get over the line today. We need to play good, smart cricket. They (Sri Lanka) are a good team playing in home conditions, we need to execute our skills and scrap out a win,” said India head coach Rahul Dravid.
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