In an electrifying showdown at the R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, India emerged as the champions of the Asia Cup 2023, completely annihilating Sri Lanka in a one-sided final. While the match itself was a no-contest, social media platforms were set ablaze with hilarious memes capturing the essence of the game.

The world of social media experienced a surge in creativity as fans and meme enthusiasts took to platforms like X (formerly Twitter) to craft witty, humorous, and at times, downright hilarious memes. These digital masterpieces captured the spirit of the match, highlighting key moments and player expressions.

Mohammed Siraj wreaks havoc with brilliant bowling

Speaking about the game, Sri Lanka’s innings turned into a nightmare, with the Indian bowlers proving too hot to handle. Pathum Nissanka managed a mere 2 runs off 4 balls, Kusal Perera departed for a golden duck, and Kusal Mendis top-scored with 17 runs off 34 balls.

The Sri Lankan batting lineup collapsed, managing a paltry total of 50 runs in 15.2 overs. Mohammed Siraj was the star for India, taking a remarkable 6 wickets for just 21 runs in his 7 overs, while Jasprit Bumrah contributed with 1 wicket for 23 runs in 5 overs. Hardik Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav also chipped in with crucial wickets.

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India’s clinical chase

Chasing a modest target of 51 runs, the Indian openers, Ishan Kishan and Shubman Gill, displayed their class and composure. Kishan scored 23 runs off 18 balls, featuring 3 boundaries, while Gill contributed 27 runs off 19 balls, smashing 6 fours. India comfortably reached the target in just 6.1 overs without losing a wicket.

Here are some of the funniest memes from India versus Sri Lanka clash:


Rohit Sharma heaps praises on Mohammed Siraj

After the game, Indian skipper Rohit Sharma expressed his admiration for the exceptional effort put in by India’s seamers. In particular, Rohit heaped praise upon Siraj, acknowledging his pivotal role in the team’s success.

“Such a performance we will cherish for a long time. I never thought it’s going to do that much. Comes down to the skillset of individuals. Siraj has to be given a lot of credit. Rare for seamers to move the ball in the air and off the pitch. He’s coming off age,” said Rohit at the post-match presentation.

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