IND vs SL: Sri Lanka beat India by 6 arches, Rohit Sharma’s side on the edge of removal
Sri Lanka beat India by 6 arches, Rohit Sharma’s side on the edge of removal
Sri Lanka beat Team India by 6 arches in the Asia Cup 2022 Super 4 clash to almost validate their area in the last of the competition. On the various other hand, India is currently on the edge of removal. If Afghanistan fall short to defeat Pakistan on Wednesday, India will certainly be knocked senseless of Asia Cup 2022.
The safeguarding champs went perilously near removal after a six-wicket loss versus Sri Lanka in their extremely 4 phase suit.
The result left the Men in Blue at the grace of the various other groups to have an opportunity of making it to the last. It additionally implied that India captain Rohit Sharma’s scintillating 41-ball 72 entered vain, as the islanders finished a chase of 174 with a sphere to save.
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Needing 21 in 12 rounds, Sri Lanka racked up 14 run the penultimate over bowled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar, nearly securing it in their favour.
India will certainly run out the competition if Pakistan beat Afghanistan onWednesday
Chasing what appeared like a par rating at the innings break, the Sri Lankans were off to a blazing begin with openers Kusal Mendis (57 off 37 rounds) as well as Pathum Nissanka (52 off 37 rounds) placing on 91 perform at a vigorous price.
The fifty was up in the 6th over with both batters on a regular basis locating the spaces as well as the limits with practiced convenience, placing remarkable stress on the Indian bowling assault that looked unaware versus the favorable technique embraced by the 2 Lankan batters.
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However, leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal had various other suggestions as he struck two times in the 12th over to place the brakes on Sri Lanka’s march.
Ravichandran Ashwin returned Danushka Gunathilaka (1) to leave Sri Lanka in an area of trouble at 110 for 3 in the 14th over.
In the very first sphere of the following over, Sri Lanka experienced a body strike as Chahal obtained the large arch of Mendis, that was caught lbw before the arch.
But Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka as well as (33 not out) as well as Bhanuka Rajapaksa (25 not out) continued to be till completion to finish the job for their group with a match-winning, fifth-wicket collaboration of 64 runs.
With inputs from PTI