Colombo : India and Sri Lanka played here on Sunday asia cup Many new records were made in the final. India won this match by 10 wickets and won the eighth title in Asia Cup. On the basis of Mohammed Siraj’s six wickets, the Sri Lankan team was reduced to only 50 runs. The Indian team achieved the target without any loss in just 6.1 overs. Siraj took four wickets in one over.
The records made in this match are as follows
Sri Lanka’s score at the fall of the fifth wicket was 12 runs, which was its minimum score against India at this stage. On this score, he lost his sixth wicket, which is the lowest score of a full-time ICC member country at this stage in ODIs.
Mohammad Siraj completed 50 wickets in ODI in this match. He bowled 1002 balls to reach this milestone. In this format, he has become the second bowler to take 50 wickets in the fewest balls. The record is in the name of Sri Lanka’s Ajantha Mendis (847 balls).
Sri Lanka scored 50 runs which is its minimum score against India in ODI. This is the lowest score even in an ODI final.
Siraj took six wickets for 21 runs, which is the best performance of any bowler in ODI against Sri Lanka.
This is only the second time in the history of Asia Cup ODI that all 10 wickets were taken by fast bowlers. In the current Asia Cup, Pakistan’s fast bowlers had achieved this feat against India. This match could not be completed due to rain.
Siraj’s performance is the best performance by a fast bowler from India in an ODI final. This is the second best performance of an Indian bowler in the ODI final. Anil Kumble took six wickets for 12 runs in the Hero Cup final in 1993.
Siraj has become the first bowler for India to take four wickets in an over in ODI cricket. He is the second bowler after Ashish Nehra to take 6 wickets against Sri Lanka.
India has become the first team to win the ODI final by 10 wickets on two occasions. It defeated Zimbabwe by 10 wickets in Sharjah in 1998.
India won with 263 balls remaining, which is its biggest win in this case. This is also the biggest win in terms of balls remaining in the ODI final.
This kind of performance will be remembered for a long time: Rohit Sharma
On the spectacular victory of Team India, Captain Rohit Sharma praised the team’s excellent performance against Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup final and said that such efforts will be remembered for a long time. Rohit said after the match, ‘It was a great performance. It was great to play like this in the final. This shows the mentality of the team. This kind of performance will be remembered for a long time.
fast bowlers are working hard
Rohit said, ‘Our fast bowlers have been working hard for a long time. It was pleasant to see him performing like this. I never thought that the ball would spin so much. He said, ‘Apart from the conditions, it is also a matter of the skill of the players. This is quite rare. Performance like Siraj’s is not seen again and again. All the players performed their work very well.
Now India will play Australia
Before the World Cup, India has to play a three-match series and two practice matches against Australia. Rohit said that the team is going in the right direction. He said, ‘It is good to see that the team is going in the right direction with such confidence. After four wickets fell in the first match against Pakistan, Hardik and Ishaan took us to a big score. After this, Virat and KL Rahul batted brilliantly in the second match.
Shubman Gill is in great form
Rohit Sharma said, ‘Gill is also in excellent form. He likes to bat. At different times, different players brought the team out of trouble. Mohammed Siraj has equaled the 20-year-old record of former Sri Lankan star Chaminda Vaas of taking five wickets in the fewest balls. Along with this, he made many more records in his name.
It was written in my destiny to take six wickets today: Siraj
Mohammed Siraj, who took six wickets for 21 runs in the Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka, also credited luck for his dream performance. Siraj, who played an important role in bowling out Sri Lanka for 50 runs, said, ‘You get as much as you are destined to get. Today was my luck. He especially said this in the context of the third ODI match played in Thiruvananthapuram during Sri Lanka’s tour of India when he had initially taken four wickets but could not take the fifth wicket. The Sri Lankan team was then out for 73 runs while chasing the target of 391 runs.
success achieved through swing
Siraj said, ‘Last time I had performed like this against Sri Lanka in Trivandrum also. I had taken four wickets in the beginning but could not take the fifth wicket. He said, ‘Today I did not make much effort. In white-ball cricket, I always focus on swinging the ball but in the last matches I did not get much swing. Siraj said, ‘But today the ball was swinging and I took more wickets with outswingers. I was getting so much swing on this wicket that I encouraged the batsman to get on the front foot and drive them. I am very happy with my performance and it is a dream come true for me.