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IND vs SL: Maheesh Theekshana ruled out of Asia Cup 2023 final

By Kaif - September 16, 2023 - Last updated on Sep 16, 2023 01:03 PM
IND vs SL: Maheesh Theekshana ruled out of Asia Cup 2023 final

Maheesh Theekshana ruled out of Asia Cup 2023 final, Replacement of Maheesh Theekshana in the final against India

The final match of Asia Cup will be played between India and Sri Lanka. But this title match has dealt a big blow to the Sri Lankan team. The main bowler of the team will not be able to play the final due to injury.

Maheesh Theekshana Ruled out of Asia Cup 2023 Final

The Sri Lankan team has suffered a big setback before the final match against India. The final of the Asia Cup is to be played between India and Sri Lanka on Sunday, but the troubles of host Sri Lanka seem to be increasing. Sri Lanka's veteran spinner Maheesh Theekshana will not be able to play the final against India. Actually, Maheesh Theekshana had to be out due to injury. Maheesh Theekshana got injured during the last match. Now due to this injury Maheesh Theekshana will not be able to play the final match of Asia Cup.

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Teekshana was seen limping and leaving the field several times during the match against Pakistan. Despite the injury, he completed his nine-over spell in the 42-over match. He spent 42 runs and took one wicket. He went off the field with the help of other team members in the 39th over of Pakistan's innings. Sri Lanka entered the final after achieving a thrilling 2 wicket win against Pakistan in the 'Kara Yo Maro' match.

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IND vs SL, The final match of Asia Cup will be played on Sunday. The teams of India and Sri Lanka will face each other on the grounds of Colombo. At the same time, this title match will start at 3 pm Indian time. The Sri Lankan team led by Dashun Shanaka defeated Pakistan and Bangladesh in the Super-4 round. However, Sri Lanka had to face defeat against India. In this way the Sri Lankan team confirmed its place in the final with 4 points. However, once again both the teams will try hard to win the title.

Replacement of Maheesh Theekshana in the final against India

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Sri Lankan cricket selectors have included Sahan Arachchige in the team in place of Theekshana. Theekshana will return to the High-Performance Center to begin rehabilitation work. Sahan Arachchige, who made his ODI debut earlier this year, has been called as his replacement.

Also Read: India's performance in Asia Cup finals

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