Asia Cup Review : India the winner of Asia Cup 2023

It was six team who participated in the Asia cup 2023 and four teams qualified for the super 4 stage as Nepal and Afghanistan were eliminated, the group stage was like an rainy affair with rain affecting some part of game effectively.

It was disappointing for Bangladesh and Pakistan that the failed to reach the finals more so by Pakistan as they were one of the favorites to reach the final but they were stuck with injury woes as there star players like Harris Rauf and Naseem Shah succumb to an injury and an disappointed batting performance from the top order especially by Babar Azam who is the No1 Batsman in the world failed to live up to his expectations.

SriLanka reached the Asia Cup finals with an impressive performance by them against Pakistan and Bangladesh with K.Mendis and S.Samarawickrama playing some important knocks and Pathirana impressing with the ball as he was the top wicket taker of the tournament, Wellagage to impressed a lot with his great all round ability with bat and bowl.

India on the other hand reached the finals comfortably with a game in hand as they beat Pakistan and Srilanka in the Super 4, there were lots of positives for the Indian team with there top order all contributing runs and KL Rahul who might have secured his No 4 spot for the world cup with his performance in the tournament.

The finals 

It was an disappointing Finals as the game was pretty much done and dusted within couple of hours as Sri Lankan side totally destroyed by the fast paced attack of Indian bowling with Mohd Siraj taking 6 wickets and also becoming the first Indian bowler to take 4 wickets in one over as Sri Lanka were bowled out for only 50 runs, which was chased out by Indian in just 6.1 overs as India became the Asia Cup champions for the 8th time. 

Kuldeep Yadav was given the man of the series for his 9 wickets with Shubman Gill was the most run getter of the tournament with 302 runs.

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