asia cup 2023 India’s fast bowlers after taking six wickets for 21 runs in the final Mohammad Siraj Has said that during net practice, he practiced for hours the art of bringing the ball in the air and then going out after falling on the pitch, which benefited him. Siraj dismissed Pathum Nissanka, Sadira Samarawickram, Charith Asalanka and Dhananjay de Silva in the second over of his innings and then came in and bowled Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka with a brilliant ball that was moving outside.

BCCI shared the video

Mohammed Siraj, while talking to his Indian teammate Kuldeep Yadav, told BCCI.TV, ‘I practiced a lot of bowling outswing (ball moving outside the wicket) from outside the crease in West Indies. . My outswing is getting quite good. So I tried to swing the ball inwards from the outer part of the crease (which would have gone towards the outside after falling on the pitch).

Siraj had made a plan

He said, ‘It happened exactly as I had planned and in my mind and it was my best wicket of the match.’ There is less than a month left for the start of the ODI World Cup and Siraj said that his bowling in the Asia Cup final will give him a lot of confidence ahead of the prestigious competition. In front of Siraj’s stormy bowling, Sri Lankan team collapsed for 50 runs in 15.2 overs. Hardik Pandya took three wickets for three runs while Jasprit Bumrah took one wicket for 23 runs.

India won in the seventh over itself

In response, India achieved the target in just 6.1 overs and won by 10 wickets. Siraj said, ‘This is a great achievement for me especially because it was the final. This will give me a lot of confidence before the ODI World Cup. He said, ‘To be honest, it was a magical spell which I had never even dreamed of. I had to struggle a lot to get the fifth wicket in the last ODI against Sri Lanka in Trivandrum, I never got this wicket. But today (Sunday) all things were in favor.

Siraj became player of the match

Siraj was adjudged the player of the match for his brilliant performance while left arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav became the best player of the tournament. Kuldeep was India’s second most successful bowler. He took nine wickets in four innings at an average of 11.44 and economy rate of 3.61. His best performance was five wickets for 25 runs against Pakistan.

Kuldeep said this

Kuldeep said, ‘I don’t think much, I just read the wicket. It is very important for me to bowl at the right length and keep bowling at a good length. He said, ‘I also read the batsman to see which shot he is trying to play. I am using my googly and flipper balls well and this is giving me a lot of confidence.

Rohit praised Siraj

Rohit praised fast bowler Siraj, who took six wickets and helped Team India win by 10 wickets. Pace ace Siraj became the first Indian bowler to take four wickets in a single over after bowling out Sri Lanka for 50 runs in the Asia Cup final. Rohit told reporters, ‘Siraj deserves a special mention here, when the pitch looks so dry, it is a special skill to rotate the ball like this. I hope he keeps it up for a little longer. Also, we just need to see that all the bowlers ensure that they are fresh. And let us be prepared for the games ahead.

How was Team India’s performance in Asia Cup?

India had a great performance in the Asia Cup 2023. India faced only one defeat in the entire tournament. It was against Bangladesh. The group stage match between India and Pakistan was canceled due to rain. In the group stage, India defeated Nepal by 10 wickets. After that, India defeated Pakistan badly in its Super Four match, in which Virat Kohli and KL Rahul scored brilliant centuries. India also defeated Sri Lanka in a low scoring match. In the unnecessary match against Bangladesh, India tried young players and lost by a small margin. After that, India defeated Sri Lanka badly in the final.