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India won Asia Cup 2023: Rohit Sharma-Led Team Crushes Sri Lanka by 10 Wickets

In a cricketing spectacle that will be remembered for years to come, Rohit Sharma’s India clinched the Asia Cup 2023 trophy in style, decimating Sri Lanka with a commanding performance. The star of the day was Mohammed Siraj, who bowled an astounding spell, taking six wickets in just seven overs, including a remarkable four-wicket over. Hardik Pandya also played a crucial role, ensuring that Sri Lanka’s lower-order batsmen did not pose any threat. The match ended with India cruising to victory with 263 balls to spare, all thanks to the batting duo of Ishan Kishan and Shubman Gill.

A Magical Spell by Mohammed Siraj

The Asia Cup 2023 final will be etched in memory for Mohammed Siraj’s extraordinary performance with the ball. In his seven-over spell, he managed to dismiss six Sri Lankan batsmen, becoming the first Indian bowler to take four wickets in a single over. His skill, pace, and precision left Sri Lanka’s batting lineup in tatters and set the tone for India’s dominant victory.

Hardik Pandya’s Crucial Contribution

While Siraj was wreaking havoc with the ball, Hardik Pandya played a pivotal role in containing Sri Lanka’s batting order. His accurate and disciplined bowling ensured that Sri Lanka’s lower-order batsmen couldn’t muster many runs. His contribution added immense pressure on the Sri Lankan team, leading to their eventual downfall.

Effortless Victory for India

Chasing a modest total of 50 runs, India’s opening batsmen, Ishan Kishan and Shubman Gill, took to the crease confidently. Shubman Gill, already the top scorer in the tournament, continued his splendid form, while young Ishan Kishan played with composure beyond his years. Together, they achieved the target with ease, securing India’s eighth Asia Cup trophy, ending a five-year drought since their last triumph.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Applause

The nation watched in awe as India clinched the Asia Cup 2023 title, and the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, took to Twitter to congratulate the victorious team. He tweeted, “Well played Team India! Congratulations on winning the Asia Cup. Our players have shown remarkable skill throughout the tournament.” The Prime Minister’s words echoed the sentiments of millions of cricket fans across the country, who celebrated this memorable victory.

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