In a highly anticipated Asia Cup Super 4 match on September 12th, India clashed with Sri Lanka in a thrilling encounter that kept cricket fans on the edge of their seats. India won the toss and opted to bat first, setting the stage for an intense battle.
India’s innings began on a promising note with Rohit Sharma (53 off 48) and Shubman Gill (19 off 25) providing a solid foundation. However, their partnership was broken when India lost their first wicket at 80 runs. The Indian captain, Virat Kohli, had a rare off day, managing only 3 runs off 12 balls. Ishan Kishan (33 off 61) and KL Rahul (39 off 44) contributed with crucial runs, but the momentum began to wane as wickets started falling at regular intervals. India could only muster a total of 213 runs in 49.1 overs, a modest target by their standards.
What made this match remarkable was the dominance of the spinners. It marked the first time that all wickets against India fell to spinners. Sri Lanka’s bowlers exploited the conditions effectively, making life difficult for the Indian batsmen.
In response, Sri Lanka began their run chase cautiously, well aware of the challenging target. However, the Indian pace spearhead, Jasprit Bumrah, had different plans. He dismissed Pathum Nissanka (6) and Kusal Mendis (15) early on, sending shockwaves through the Sri Lankan camp. Mohammed Siraj also joined the party by dismissing Dimuth Karunaratne (2), leaving Sri Lanka reeling.
As the innings progressed, spinners took center stage for India, with Kuldeep Yadav being the star performer. He bagged four crucial wickets that derailed Sri Lanka’s hopes. Dhananjaya de Silva (41) and Dunith Wellalage (42) put up a valiant fight, but they couldn’t salvage the match for Sri Lanka. In the end, the Sri Lankan team was bowled out for a total of 172, falling short of the target.
Kuldeep Yadav’s exceptional performance with the ball played a pivotal role in India’s victory. His ability to pick up crucial wickets at crucial moments proved to be the difference-maker in the match.
Top ten memes of the India vs Sri Lanka match:
Asli Rao Sahab😹 #INDvsSL pic.twitter.com/igsy7ujpP4
— 𝕯𝖆𝖗𝖊𝖓 (@darenface) September 12, 2023
This is how I want the team to carry Kohli after winning the World Cup. pic.twitter.com/F1gGLT2oxu
— Heisenberg ☢ (@internetumpire) September 12, 2023
Jeet Gaye pencho 😭❤️#INDvsSL #INDvSL #BHAvsSL #KuldeepYadav #ViratKohli pic.twitter.com/hYFhSkAyKv
— RADHE 2.0 ࿗🇮🇳 (@iamradhe__p00) September 12, 2023
Pakistan:- thankyou India, SriLanka se jeetne ke lie
— Sarcaster 🇮🇳 (@sarcaster_) September 12, 2023
Ab final me Pakistan ko phir se pelenge.
For now…….. pic.twitter.com/5F0zXlliDd
— Krishna (@Atheist_Krishna) September 12, 2023
Sri Lanka was unbeaten in their last 13 ODI games until they met captain Rohit Sharma.
Rohit Sharma makes things happen. pic.twitter.com/hP7qWQJLgX
— Ansh Shah (@asmemesss) September 12, 2023
Indian cricket fans right now #INDvsSL pic.twitter.com/UdU2D5dMgg
— SwatKat💃 (@swatic12) September 12, 2023
Jai Ho, Maa Tujhe Salaam, Chak De India playing in ground after India’s win. pic.twitter.com/WyXIn04kUj
— Silly Point (@FarziCricketer) September 12, 2023
Kuldeep Yadav in Asia Cup 2023: pic.twitter.com/udeWC0i1zN
— rozgar_CA (@Memeswalaladka) September 12, 2023
Pakistani fans right now#INDvsSL pic.twitter.com/92nH9qrPtI
— Abhishek (@be_mewadi) September 12, 2023
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