Sri Lanka defeated India by 5 wickets in Super Four stage. Sri Lanka made it difficult for India to reach the Asia Cup T20 final, defeating the Indian by 5 wickets in the Super Four stage. In the Super Four stage match of the Asia Cup T20 played in Dubai, India gave Sri Lanka a target of 174 runs to win, which the Islanders achieved with the loss of 4 wickets one ball before. The Sri Lankan openers batted brilliantly, with a partnership of 97 runs between the two, Nishanka 52 and Mendes 57, Bhanuka Rajapakse 25 and captain Shanaka 33 unbeaten. Dasan Shanaka was adjudged Man of the Match for his all-round performance, dismissing two wickets and scoring 33 not out.
Sri Lanka defeated India by 5 wickets in Super Four stage | Asia Cup 2022
In the match being played in Dubai, Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to field first. India scored 173 runs for 8 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Captain Rohit Sharma scored the most runs for India, he played an aggressive innings of 72 runs off 41 balls. Surya Kumar Yadav scored 34 runs. Apart from Rohit and Surya, none of the players could score big. Dilshan Madhushanka was the most successful bowler for Sri Lanka, he took 3 wickets. After the defeat at the hands of Pakistan, India is desperate to save a place in the event. Sri Lanka have beaten Afghanistan in the first match of the Super Four and if they beat India, they will have an easy way to the final.