In the 2023 Asia Cup Final, India achieves a resounding victory over Sri Lanka, clinching the title with an emphatic 10-wicket triumph.

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On September 17, 2023, at Colombo’s R. Premadasa Stadium, India emerged victorious with a flawless ten-wicket triumph over Sri Lanka in the grand finale of the 2023 Asia Cup.

In a remarkable display of dominance, India secured a resounding victory over Sri Lanka, achieving a convincing 10-wicket win in the grand finale of the 2023 Asia Cup. This momentous event unfolded on September 17, 2023, amidst the electric atmosphere of the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. India’s triumph marked their eighth Asia Cup championship, a significant achievement and their first since 2018.

The prelude to this memorable encounter saw Sri Lanka winning the crucial toss and opting to bat first. However, their batting lineup faced a severe setback as they were bowled out for a mere 50 runs, setting a record for the lowest total in the history of Asia Cup finals. The Indian bowling unit, led by the exceptional Mohammed Siraj, delivered a stellar performance, with Siraj scalping an impressive 6 wickets while conceding only 21 runs.

India’s response was nothing short of spectacular, as they swiftly chased down the meager target in a mere 6.1 overs, all without losing a single wicket. Ishan Kishan contributed 23 runs from 18 deliveries, while Shubhman Gill provided an essential 27 runs from 19 balls. This flawless victory showcased India’s prowess and solidified their standing as Asia’s cricketing powerhouse.

India’s triumphant performance marked a resounding conclusion to their triumphant tournament journey. Dominating the group stage with an impeccable record, they outmatched Sri Lanka twice during the competition, notably in the championship match. The Asia Cup 2023 victory served as a morale boost for the team as they prepare for the upcoming ODI World Cup 2023, slated to take place in India later this year.

Summary of the 2023 Asia Cup Grand Finale

  • SL 50 (15.2)
  • IND 51/0 (6.1)

Comprehensive Roster of Prize Recipients at the 2023 Asia Cup

The 2023 Asia Cup concluded with India emerging as the champions, claiming their 8th title and a prize purse of $150,000. Sri Lanka secured the runner-up position, earning $75,000 in prize money. Kuldeep Yadav was named the Man of the Tournament, earning himself $15,000. S Gill topped the charts for the most runs in the tournament with a total of 302. In the final match, Mohammed Siraj was named the Man of the Match, receiving a prize of $5,000. M Pathirana of Sri Lanka was the leading wicket-taker in Asia Cup 2023 with a total of 11 wickets.

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