India delivered a champion efficiency within the ultimate of the Asia Cup to batter Sri Lanka and declare their record-eighth title within the historical past of the event (together with the ODI and the T20I codecs) on Sunday, September 17 on the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
The Males in Blue rattled Sri Lanka’s batting order and bundled them out for a mere 50 runs in simply 15.2 overs. Mohammed Siraj proved to be the person of the second for the Rohit Sharma-led facet as he single-handedly ripped by means of the batting order of Sri Lanka.
Siraj grabbed a six-for and did not let any of the Sri Lankan batters get their eyes in at any stage of the sport. India’s bowling effort within the summit conflict was so efficient that solely two of the Lankan batters have been in a position to attain the double digits.
India’s captain Rohit appeared delighted with the staff’s efficiency within the summit conflict and lauded the seamers after the win.
“It was an amazing efficiency, particularly to return and play like that in a ultimate. Exhibits the mentality of the staff. Our seamers are literally working actually laborious for a few years, so it is pleasing for the facet to see them rewarded like that. Very medical. A efficiency like that can be cherished for a really very long time. I by no means thought the ball was going to be doing that a lot, once more it comes again to the skillset of the people,” mentioned Rohit through the post-match presentation.
India will now tackle five-time ODI world champions Australia in a three-match 50-overs collection at house. Australia have already introduced their squad for the collection and it marks the return of their a number of star gamers – Pat Cummins, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc and Glenn Maxwell. India are but to announce their staff for the bilateral contest.
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