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Asia Cup 2023 final: Cricket fraternity in awe of Mohammad Siraj’s spell

Cricket fraternity in awe of Mohammad Siraj's spell

In a resounding and one-sided final, India once again asserted their dominance in the cricketing world by clinching the Asia Cup for an impressive 8th time. This triumphant victory marked a return to glory for the Indian team, with their last Asia Cup triumph dating back to the year 2018. The grand finale unfolded on a Sunday in Colombo, and it was a day that would be etched in cricketing history.

The hero of the day was undoubtedly Mohammed Siraj, who delivered a performance for the ages. With remarkable figures of 6 wickets for just 21 runs in his allotted 7 overs, Siraj’s fiery spell decimated Sri Lanka’s batting lineup. The decision by Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka to bat first after winning the toss would prove to be a fateful one, as it set the stage for India’s overwhelming victory.

The Sri Lankan batters found themselves in the midst of a nightmarish ordeal, with their struggles palpable from the very beginning. As many as five Sri Lankan batsmen were dismissed without contributing a single run to the team’s total. The collapse was swift and merciless, and it culminated in Sri Lanka posting a meager total of 50 runs – the lowest ODI team total ever recorded against India.

With such a paltry target to chase, India’s victory seemed almost inevitable. Their pursuit of 51 runs against Sri Lanka was nothing more than a mere formality, and they achieved it with ease. The Asia Cup was once again in their grasp, showcasing their unwavering dominance in the tournament. The exceptional performance in this final encounter was a testament to India’s prowess and skill on the cricketing stage, leaving their fans ecstatic and proud of their team’s accomplishments.

As the confetti fell and the celebrations began, India basked in the glory of their 8th Asia Cup win, a reminder to the cricketing world that they were indeed a force to be reckoned with. The echoes of victory resonated through the hearts of Indian cricket enthusiasts, cementing this triumph as another unforgettable chapter in the storied history of the Asia Cup.

Here is how world s reacting to Mohammad Siraj’s spell



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