It seems the two-time defending champion of the Asia cup is in distress. Yesterday Sri Lanka Defeated India by 6 wickets, making it harder for India to move forward in Asia Cup. a powerful 64-run partnership from Dasun Shanaka and Bhanuka Rajapaksa for the fifth wicked let Sri Lanka move forward in the tournament.
India vs. Sri Lanka, Highlights, Asia Cup 2022: India lost to Sri Lanka in the Super 4 match held in Dubai International Stadium Last Tuesday. Bhanuka Rajapaksa remained not out with 25 runs and Dasun Shanaka with 33 runs.
The top scorer for Sri Lanks was Kusal Mendis, piling up 57 runs for the International team of Sri Lanka. Pathum Nissanka put forward a 52-run performance.
India’s Yuzvendra Chahal took 3 wickets for 34 runs. India scored 173 runs with a loss of 8 wickets. Rohit Sharma scored 72 runs setting a good target before Sri Lanka. But, even the blazing half-century by Rohit could not help India. Sri Lanka was consistent with winning their wickets.
Dilshan took Madushanka took three wickets. Dasun Shanaka and Chamika Karunaratne also took two wickets each. Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bowl against India first. The Match’s outcome was another loss after losing against Pakistan in the previous Match of Asia Cup 2022.
After consecutive losses, it is difficult for team India the two-time defending champion of the Asia cup. However, whether India moves forward depends upon the other results of the Match.