IND vs SL Final: In the final of the Asia Cup, Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka won the toss and decided to bat first. However, his decision did not prove correct.
The final of the Asia Cup between India and Sri Lanka is being played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. In the match being played on Sunday (17 September), Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka won the toss and decided to bat first. However, his decision did not prove correct. The entire team was all out for 50 runs. Mohammad Siraj bowled dangerously for India. He has taken six wickets.
Sri Lanka's innings had a bad start. Jasprit Bumrah gave him the first blow on the third ball of the first over. He got Kusal Perera caught by KL Rahul. Perera could not even open an account. After them, a line of batsmen to be out formed and within 12 runs, six batsmen of the team returned to the pavilion.
Bumrah opened the team's account in terms of wickets. Mohammad Siraj did the work of taking it forward. He took four wickets in his second and fourth overs of the innings. By the time the Sri Lankan batsmen could understand anything on the pitch, they returned to the pavilion. Siraj dismissed Pathum Nissanka, Sadira Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka and Dhananjay de Silva in the same over. After this, he achieved his fifth success by dismissing Dasun Shanaka in his third and sixth over of the innings. Siraj took five wickets in 10 balls. Siraj achieved his sixth success by dismissing Kusal Mendis on the second ball of the 12th over of the innings.
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Mohammad Siraj has become the bowler taking the most wickets in the first 10 overs for India since 2002. Siraj took five wickets within 10 overs of the Sri Lankan innings. In this matter, he left behind Javagal Srinath, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah. Srinathan took four wickets against Sri Lanka in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2003. Bhuvneshwar Kumar took four wickets against Sri Lanka in Port of Spain in 2013. At the same time, Jasprit Bumrah had taken four wickets against England in the 2022 overs.