Asia Cup 2023 India vs Sri Lanka, Super Fours, 4th Match Highlights: India won by 41 runs and qualifies for finals

Opting to bat first after winning the toss, India established a target of 214 runs. Sri Lanka failed to chase down the total and were dismissed in just 41.3 overs. With a margin of 41 runs, India clinched victory and secured their place in the finals.

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India vs Sri Lanka Super Fours at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

The Asia Cup 2023 continues to showcase thrilling cricket matches as India and Sri Lanka gear up to face each other in the Super 4 stage. This encounter promises to be an exciting battle between two formidable teams. Taking place at the renowned R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, this match is scheduled for Tuesday, Sep 12.

  Asia Cup 2023 India vs Sri Lanka Super Fours
India won by 41 runs and qualifies for finals publive-image
publive-imageIND   213/10 (49.1)
publive-imageSL   172/10 (41.3)
  Venue    R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
  Date & Time   Tue, Sep 12, 3:00 PM IST
  Toss   IND opt to bat
  Player of the Match   Dunith Wellalage

India vs Sri Lanka Super Fours Match Highlights

Opting to bat first, India emerged victorious in the toss. During the powerplay, Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill joined forces and accumulated a total of 65 runs. Unfortunately, Shubman Gill was bowled out after scoring 19 runs from 25 balls with 2 boundaries to his name. Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma surpassed the remarkable milestone of achieving 10,000 ODI runs.


Also Read Rohit Sharma Surpasses 10000 ODI Runs

Virat Kohli was unable to maintain his presence on the field as he made an early exit after facing 12 deliveries and scoring only 3 runs. On the other hand, Rohit Sharma delivered a remarkable performance, scoring 53 runs off 48 balls with a total of 7 boundaries and 2 sixes.

KL Rahul and Ishan Kishan formed an alliance, accumulating a total of 72 runs. However, KL's innings was cut short when he fell victim to a catch out. KL managed to score 39 runs in his time at the crease, facing 44 balls and hitting two boundaries. On the other hand, Ishan Kishan contributed 33 runs off 61 deliveries with one four and one six.


In the match, Dunith Wellalage, a bowler from Sri Lanka, achieved a remarkable feat by taking five wickets.

Sri Lanka struggled in their pursuit of 214 runs, losing key batsmen early on during the powerplay. The team managed to score only 39 runs in this initial phase of the game. Dhananjay de Silva and Dunith Wellalage formed a strong partnership, contributing over 50 runs. Dhananjay managed to score 41 runs from 66 deliveries before being caught by Shubman Gill off Jadeja's delivery. On the other hand, Dunith Wellalage played an exceptional unbeaten innings, scoring 42 runs from just 46 balls, including three boundaries and one six.

Kuldeep Yadav was successful in taking four wickets during the match, while Bumrah and Jadeja each took two wickets. With a margin of 41 runs, India emerged victorious in the match and secured their spot in the finals of Asia Cup 2023.


Top Performers of the Match

  Batting Prowess
  Batter   Team   R   B   4s   6s   SR
  Rohit Sharma   IND   53   48   7   2   110.42
  Dunith Wellalage   SL   42*   46   3   1   91.30


  Bowling Prowess
  Bolwer   Team   O   M   R   W   NB   WD   ECO
  Dunith Wellalage   SL   10   1   40   5   0   0   4.00
  Charith Asalanka   SL     9   1   18   4   0   0   2.00
  Kuldeep Yadav   IND  9.3   0   43   4   0   0   4.50
  Jasprit Bumrah   IND     7    1   30   2   0   2   4.30
  Ravindra Jadeja   IND   10   0   33   2   1   0   3.30

Post Match Presentation

  Award   Player   Team   Prize
  Smart Catch   Suryakumar Yadav   IND   $3000
  Most Six   Rohit Sharma   IND   $3000
  Player of the Match   Dunith Wellalage   SL   $5000

Match Details

The Asia Cup 2023's IND vs SL match is set to commence at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, at 3:00 PM IST. The coin toss will take place at 2:30 PM IST, half an hour before the game begins.


R. Premadasa Stadium Pitch Report

The R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo offers a sporting wicket that favors both batsmen and pacers. The surface provides decent bounce and lateral movement for the fast bowlers, while batsmen can expect their stroke-play to be rewarded. The team winning the toss might prefer to chase, considering the conditions.

IND vs SL Head-to-Head Record

In the Asia Cup tournaments, India and Sri Lanka have competed against each other in a total of 21 matches. Among these 21 games, India has emerged as the winners in 10 instances, while Sri Lanka has been victorious on 11 occasions.

Players to Watch Out for

Best Batter: Shubman Gill (India)

Shubman Gill showcased a fearless approach against Pakistan's formidable pace bowling attack in his previous outing. The dynamic right-hander scored an impressive 58 runs off just 52 balls, including 10 boundaries. Gill will aim to replicate his performance and make a significant impact against the Sri Lankan Lions.

Also Read India vs Pakistan Super Fours Match Highlights

Best Bowler: Matheesha Pathirana (Sri Lanka)

Matheesha Pathirana, the 20-year-old pacer, made an impact in his previous game against Bangladesh, claiming three wickets while conceding a mere 58 runs in his 9.1 overs. With an impressive economy rate of 6.32, Pathirana will be eager to continue his purple patch and add more wickets to his tally.

IND vs SL Playing XI

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

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

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

Sri Lanka Playing XI: Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Matheesha Pathirana

Bench: Kusal Perera, Binura Fernando, Pramod Madushan, Dushan Hemantha

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

Match Prediction

Considering the teams' recent form and performances, India is predicted to emerge victorious in this match. However, cricket is a game of uncertainties, and anything can happen on the day of the game. It will be a thrilling contest between these two talented sides.

Live Streaming and Where to Watch

Cricket enthusiasts can catch the live action of the India vs Sri Lanka match in the Asia Cup 2023 on Star Sports Network. Additionally, the match will be available for streaming on the Disney+Hotstar app and website. Make sure to tune in to witness this thrilling encounter unfold.


The India vs Sri Lanka match in the Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 stage promises to be an exhilarating contest between two talented teams. With both sides aiming for a victory to strengthen their chances of reaching the summit clash, fans can expect a thrilling display of cricket. Make sure to watch the match live and enjoy the excitement of this highly anticipated encounter.

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