Asia Cup 2023 Final: Sri Lanka all out for 50 runs..!?

Sowmiya Sriram
Asia Cup 2023 Final: sri lanka all out for 50 runs..!?
 Sri Lanka bowled out for 50 runs. Mohammad Siraj took 6 wickets, and hardik pandya took 3 wickets. In the final match of the Asia Cup 2023, Team India's bowlers exploded. While bumrah started, mohammed siraj rattled the Lankan batsmen with a sensational spell. In the end, sri lanka won the toss and chose to bat with hardik pandya also joining hands and were bowled out for 50 runs. jasprit bumrah took a wicket in the third ball of the first over and Mohammad Siraj took four wickets in a single over. With this, sri lanka lost 6 wickets for 12 runs and fell into dire straits.
Sri Lanka, who won the toss and chose to bat, did not get off to a good start. Kusal Perera, who played 2 balls, got ducked out by giving a catch to KL rahul in Bumrah's bowling. Pathum Nishanka, who scored 2 runs in 4 balls, joined the pavilion for ravindra Jadeja's stunning catch in Mohammad Siraj's bowling. After that, Sadheera Samaravikrama was also ducked in the second ball.
Sadheera Samaravikrama was brought to the pavilion as a 2-ball lbw by Mohammad Siraj. Samaravikrama took a DRS review but there was no result. sri lanka will rely heavily on Kusal Perera and Sadhira Samaravikrama in the Asia Cup 2023 tournament. As these two are ducked out, the effect can be severe on Lanka. Charit Asalanka was also caught by ishan kishan in the very next ball after Samaravikrama got out. Dhananjaya de Silva, who hit a boundary on the way, was able to stop Mohammad Siraj from getting a hat-trick. But he was also out on the next ball. Mohammad Siraj created a world record as the first indian bowler to take four wickets in a single over. In his next over, Sri Lankan captain Dasun Sanaka was brought to the pavilion by Mohammad Siraj. Sanaka bowled four balls and got out. Shanaka failed to predict Siraj's delivery and was clean-bowled.
Mohammad Siraj, who took 5 wickets in just 16 balls, created a record as the fastest bowler to take 5 wickets in ODIs. Earlier, Chamindawas took 5 wickets in 16 balls against Bangladesh. Siraj equaled that record. sri lanka lost 6 wickets for 12 runs in 5.4 overs. At this stage, Kusal Mendis and Dunit Vella together prevented the fall of wickets for a while. Kusal Mendis, who scored 17 runs off 34 balls with 3 fours, was bowled by Mohammad Siraj to break the 21-run partnership.
Hardik Pandya dismissed Dunit Vellalageni who scored 8 runs off 21 balls. Pramod Madushan, who scored 1 run, and hardik pandya, who dismissed Pathirana in quick succession, ended the Lankan innings.

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