Ravindra Jadeja succeeded his milestone in Super Four stage of match against Sri Lanka, at R. Premadasa Stadium. As he took dual wickets while giving way 33 runs in the match. Indian left-arm spinner took about 24 wickets in 18 innings which he beats records of Irfan Pathan’s 22 scalps in 12 innings.
Inclusive, Ravindra Jadeja been the fifth-highest wicket-taker bowler in Asia Cup. Whereas, Muthiah Muralidharan is leading in the chart with about 30 scalps in 24 innings. Sri Lanka’s 13th ODI match put to end with the combined India’s bowling outbreak, specially Ravindra Jadeja who snip their spot in finals of Asia Cup 2023.
On Tuesday Ravindra Jadeja with a sparing game, hosts bundled out in 172 chasing measly target at the R Premadasa Stadium. Though both sides spinners had dominated over gam, as well as pacers too take a huge part in India’s 41 runs victory over co-hosts. Prior in game, for 213 Belligerent Dunith Wellalage and Charith Asalanka carved India’s top command for helping Sri Lanka shoving out ‘The Men in Blue’.
However, youth Wellalage succeeded notable achievement as he fortified earliest 5 wickets haul lone- handedly. Which is dismantling bagged the wickets of top-batsman of India like Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya.
India’s ‘Super 4 Clash’ to Sri Lanka in Asia Cup
India vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup 2023 on Tuesday, went the ‘Super 4 Clash’ down the scoreboard. As Indian Team led by Captain Rohit Sharma won the match against Sri Lanka by 41-runs after setting 214 target runs for in Asia Cup 2023.
Though Sri Lanka little boosted by nearly courageous inning by Dhananjaya de Silva and Dunith Wellalage but still India directed theirs nerves for triumph in the end.
Even at times when it mattered the Indian Bowlers stepped up with Kuldeep Yadav with 4 wickets drag; Ravindra Jadeja with 2 wickets; Jasprit Bumrah with 2 wickets;
Even Former Indian cricket team player – Gautam Gambhir labelled this yesterday match as – “More Convincing than IND vs PAK” where India had beat Pakistan with 288 runs on Monday.
IND vs SL “More Convincing Than PAK” – HOW?
Gautam Gambir’s statement over India vs Sri Lanka was this kind – “There’s no doubts about the batting unit, though doubts where always about Jasprit Bumrah who came after an injury. After we see Kuldeep Yadav and other bowlers. By guarding 217 on wickets with the circumstance. Yet I know that bit of grip on wickets but it spellbound more than in 1st innings” as said by Gautam Gambhir.
Further he adds more to his comments over the match that, – “It was a gritty one as Sri Lanka plays spin really well, and won against them will surely built confidence for Indian team.”- “Defending 217 against Sri Lanka who well-knower for the spin loss the match against India in Asia Cup 2023 surely build a lot of confidence for the upcoming finals and for the World Cup. As I said just the moment when Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav start firing in the ground with their bowling skills, I think it gives lot more self-assurance to the Captain Rohit Sharma himself” – he said.
The was Indian bowlers cared out the splendid efforts for their team ta at 41 runs win over a spirited Sri Lanka made their day on Tuesday yesterday and to the finals of Asia Cup. Though Sri Lankan spinner Dunith Wellalage at 5/40 cornerstone India sub-par 213 in which Rohit Sharma’s half century (53 off 48 balls). And Charith Asalanka 4/18 intolerant them
But in end Kuldeep Yadav’s 4 for 43 speeded out Sri Lanka for 172. India to take its spotlight in the finals of Asia Cup with four points will most probably be facing one of the team, after the PAK vs SL match on coming Sunday.