India should have recently won the match against Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup-2022, but Team India failed and lost even after fighting the battle.
India had to face defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka. (AFP Photo)
India was defeated by Pakistan in the Asia Cup-2022 on Sunday. After this defeat, he had to win the match against Sri Lanka on Tuesday in any condition, but team india failed and Sri Lanka defeated it by six wickets in a thrilling match. After this defeat, the path of Team India to reach the final has become difficult. India fought till the last in this match but it was not successful in getting the victory.
Batting first, India scored 173 runs on the basis of 72 runs from captain Rohit Sharma. Sri Lanka chased down the target one ball earlier. For him, Pathum Nisanka scored 52 runs, Kusal Mendis scored 57 runs. Captain Dasun Shanaka scored 33 not out and returned only after giving victory to the team. He was supported by Bhanuka Rajapaksa who scored 25 not out. What were the reasons for India’s defeat in this match, let us tell you.
The Indian team did not get a good start. KL Rahul and Virat Kohli returned to the pavilion early. While Rahul scored six runs, Kohli could not even open the account. If the team had got a good start, the team’s score could have been higher.
- Just as the team did not get a good start, in the same way the team’s batsmen could not take many runs in the last overs and kept losing wickets continuously. After the departure of Rahul and Virat, Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav shared a partnership of 97 runs, but after the departure of these two, the Sri Lankan bowlers took continuous wickets of Team India and did not allow them to score big.
- India did not get a good start but the opening pair of Sri Lanka gave it a good start. The pair of Pathum Nisanka and Kusal Mendis added 97 runs for the first wicket. This innings laid the foundation for Sri Lanka’s victory.
- Indian bowlers were not able to take wickets at regular intervals. Somehow he broke Sri Lanka’s opening pair and then took two early wickets but then captain Dasun Shanaka and Bhanuka Rajapaksa got their feet and India were thrown out of the match.
- in the last two overs Sri Lanka needed 21 runs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled the 19th over and he gave away 14 runs in this over. If there were fewer runs in this over, then India could have got the match because Arshdeep Singh, who threw the last over, bowled brilliantly but he did not have much runs to save.