Asia Cup 2023 India vs Sri Lanka, Final Match Highlights: India clinches the Asia Cup Title for Eighth time by 10 wickets

After winning the coin toss, Sri Lanka opted to bat, but they struggled against India's fast bowlers and were all out for a paltry 50 runs in a mere 15.2 overs. India swiftly chased down the target in just 6.1 overs, securing their eighth Asia Cup Title.

By Crickified Mohit

India vs Sri Lanka Final Match at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

India and Sri Lanka are set to compete in the final match of the Asia Cup 2023 at the iconic R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. This highly anticipated encounter between two strong teams is expected to be a thrilling battle. The match is scheduled for Sunday, September 17th, promising an exciting conclusion to the Asia Cup 2023 tournament.



  Asia Cup 2023 India vs Sri Lanka Final Match
publive-imageIND won by 10 wkts
publive-imageSL   50/10 (15.2)
 publive-imageIND   51/0 (6.1)
  Venue    R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
  Date & Time   Sun, Sep 17, 3:00 PM IST
  Toss   SL opt to bat
  Player of the Match   Mohammed Siraj
  Player of the Series   Kuldeep Yadav

India vs Sri Lanka Final Match Highlights


Opting to bat first after winning the toss, Sri Lanka saw their openers dismissed with only 2 runs on the board. Kusal Perera was sent back to the pavilion without scoring by Jasprit Bumrah. Mohammed Siraj then took control, capturing 5 wickets in quick succession. In just 5 overs, Sri Lanka had lost six wickets with a mere 12 runs on the scoreboard. Skipper Dasun Shanaka failed to contribute any runs and was out after facing only 4 deliveries. The team managed to score just 31 runs during the powerplay.

Sri Lankan players struggled to withstand the pace of the Indian bowlers, resulting in their innings coming to a close at a mere 50 runs in only 15.2 overs. Mohammed Siraj was exceptional, taking six wickets and creating an impact on the game. Hardik Pandya also made significant contributions by claiming three wickets for his team. In the opening over, Jasprit Bumrah claimed an early wicket.

Ishan Kishan and Shubman Gill showcased their batting prowess as they led Team India to victory in the highly anticipated Asia Cup final, chasing a target of 51 runs. Shubman played an outstanding innings, scoring an unbeaten 27 runs off just 19 deliveries, including six boundaries, at a strike rate of 142.11. Similarly, Ishan Kishan also made his mark with a commendable knock of 23 runs off 18 balls, featuring three fours and boasting a strike rate of 127.78. With this resounding win, India secured their eighth Asia Cup title and cemented their status as the most successful team in the tournament's history.



Top Performers of the Match

  Batting Prowess
  Batter   Team   R   B   4s   6s   SR
  Shubman Gill   IND   27*   19   6   0   142.11
  Ishan Kishan   IND   23*   18   3   0    127.78

  Bowling Prowess
  Bolwer   Team   O   M   R   W   NB   WD   ECO
  Mohammed Siraj   IND   7   1   21   6   0   2   3.00
  Hardik Pandya    IND   2.2   0    3   3   0   0   1.30



Post Match Presentation

  Award   Player   Team   Prize
  Smart Catch   Ravindra Jadeja   IND   $3000
  Player of the Match   Mohammed Siraj   IND   $3000
  Player of the Series   Kuldeep Yadav   IND   $15000
  Runner Up   Sri Lanka   SL   $75000
  Title Winner   India    IND   $150000

Match Details


The IND vs SL match of the Asia Cup 2023 is scheduled to start at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, at 3:00 PM IST. The coin toss is slated for 2:30 PM IST, thirty minutes prior to the commencement of the game.

R. Premadasa Stadium Pitch Report

The sporting wicket at Colombo's R Premadasa Stadium is known for its favor towards both batsmen and pacers. It offers a decent bounce and allows for lateral movement, benefiting the fast bowlers. At the same time, batsmen can expect to be rewarded for their stroke-play on this surface. Taking into account these conditions, the team that wins the toss may opt to chase in order to maximize their advantage.


IND vs SL Head-to-Head Record

India and Sri Lanka have faced off in 22 matches during the Asia Cup tournaments. In these games, both teams have won an equal number of times, with each side emerging victorious on 11 occasions.

IND vs SL Playing XI

India Playing XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul (wk), Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj

Bench: Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Prasidh Krishna, Tilak Varma

Support Staff: Rahul Dravid, Vikram Rathour, Paras Mhambrey, T Dilip

Sri Lanka Playing XI: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Dunith Wellalage, Dushan Hemantha, Pramod Madushan, Matheesha Pathirana

Bench: Kasun Rajitha, Binura Fernando, Dimuth Karunaratne, Sahan Arachchige

Support Staff: Chris Silverwood, Naveed Nawaz, Piyal Wijetunge, Dharshana Gamage, Anton Roux, Mahela Jayawardene

Match Prediction

Based on the recent form and performances of the teams, India is expected to come out as winners in the Final match and took the Asia Cup Trophy home for the eigth time. Nonetheless, cricket is a sport that is full of unpredictability and anything can occur on the day of the game. It promises to be an exciting competition between these two skilled teams.

Live Streaming and Where to Watch

Fans of cricket have the opportunity to watch all the excitement of the India vs Sri Lanka match in the Asia Cup 2023 on Star Sports Network. Furthermore, this thrilling encounter can also be streamed through the Disney+Hotstar app and website. Be sure to tune in and witness this exciting event as it unfolds before your eyes.


The final of the Asia Cup 2023, featuring India and Sri Lanka, is set to be an electrifying clash between two skilled teams. With both sides vying for a win to enhance their chances of claiming the trophy, spectators can anticipate an enthralling exhibition of cricket. Be sure to catch the live broadcast of this eagerly awaited showdown and relish in the exhilaration it brings.

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