Ravi Shastri Explains Why India Wanted ‘Sri Lanka Scare’ In Asia Cup 2023 | Cricket Information

The Indian cricket staff romped into the ultimate of the Asia Cup 2023 with a 41-run win over Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Although the victory margin would possibly recommend a giant win, Rohit Sharma and Co. got a mighty scare whereas defending a low 213-run complete. Sri Lanka stored stitching small however essential stands in between that stored India underneath strain. Nonetheless, Indian bowlers led by Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav gave their all to grab a memorable win.

Former Indian cricket staff coach Ravi Shastri praised the win.

“It was a wonderful match and you should give credit score to Sri Lanka as properly. India have been 80/0 after which to maintain them to 213 with the spinners taking all of the wickets for the primary time in opposition to India. It was nice effort. A younger Dunith Wellalage What a efficiency from him. He took 5 wickets after which batted the way in which he did. He’s method above his age,” Ravi Shastri stated on Star Sports activities

“They wanted this type of a match. It’s a must to combat. It’s a must to do properly as a unit. It’s a must to subject properly. It was a collective efficiency on the sector. It will maintain them in good stead within the closing.”

Kuldeep Yadav starred as India overcame a superb all-round effort from Sri Lanka’s Dunith Wellalage to win a tense Asia Cup conflict by 41 runs on Tuesday and e-book a spot within the closing. Kuldeep took 4 wickets together with the ultimate two as India defended 213, bowling out Sri Lanka for 172 to silence a big house crowd at Colombo’s R. Premadasa Stadium.

India recorded their second straight Tremendous 4 win within the 50-over event, a prelude to the upcoming ODI World Cup, and ended Sri Lanka’s 13-match successful streak in ODIs.

Wellalage, who claimed his maiden ODI five-wicket haul, remained unbeaten on 42 when he ran out of companions as left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep wrapped up the opposition tail in 41.3 overs.

“Kuldeep is a good bowler, I attempted to play my regular sport with a optimistic mindset,” stated Wellalage, who was named man of the match regardless of being on the shedding staff.

“I wish to thank my teammates and my teaching workers — they gave me nice help.”

India skipper Rohit Sharma praised Kuldeep, who additionally took 5 wickets in his staff’s earlier win over Pakistan, for his rhythm and consistency. “For the previous 12 months or so, bowling actually, very well. He has finished loads of arduous work on his rhythm,” stated Rohit.

“He went again to the drafting board and labored on it. The ball is popping out properly and you may see the leads to the final 10 ODIs.”

It was India’s third straight day on the sector after they crushed Pakistan by 228 runs on Monday in a match that was performed throughout two days attributable to rain.

The following Tremendous 4 match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan on Thursday will resolve the second finalists between the 2 groups.

With AFP inputs

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