In a remarkable display of cricketing prowess, India stormed to victory in the Asia Cup 2023 final, decimating Sri Lanka at R. Premadasa Stadium on Sunday.

In a historical defeat for Sri Lanka, the Indian team bowled out their opponents for a paltry 50 runs, and the opening pair of Ishan Kishan and Shubman Gill efficiently chased down the target in just 6.1 overs, sealing a commanding win. With Kishan’s single against the part-time spinner Charith Asalanka, the summit clash concluded in just two hours.

Mohammed Siraj recorded his best ODI figures

Fast bowler Mohammed Siraj emerged as the star of the match, achieving his career-best ODI figures of 6-21. He was ably supported by all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who contributed significantly with three wickets to dismiss the Sri Lankan side.

The game showcased India’s dominance in the Asia Cup and solidified their reputation as a cricketing powerhouse.

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To commemorate their eighth Asia Cup title victory, the Indian cricket team players took to their social media accounts, sharing pictures and heartfelt messages.

‘Champions of Asia Cup. Grateful’: Shardul Thakur

Shardul Thakur | Instagram

“INDIA…INDIA”: Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill Instagram post
Shubman Gill | Instagram

Also READ: List of ODI Asia Cup winners and final results from 1984 to 2023

Biggest wins in an ODI final (in terms of balls remaining):

  • 263 – India vs Sri Lanka at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo in 2023
  • 226 – Australia vs England at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney in 2003
  • 179 – Australia vs Pakistan at Lord’s, London in 1999

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