Indian skipper Rohit Sharma received his second Asia Cup title as captain because the Males in Blue beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets within the remaining on Sunday in Colombo.
India bowled out Sri Lanka for simply 50 in 15.2 overs and chased down the goal in simply 6.1 overs to win the Asia Cup 2023 remaining. This occurred after Sri Lanka received the toss and opted to bat first.
Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan in a digital semi-final heading into the ultimate whereas India misplaced to Bangladesh of their final Tremendous 4 match. Nevertheless, India turned the tables on Sri Lanka within the huge remaining.
Rohit Sharma was fast to acknowledge his workforce’s efforts within the post-match presentation. He highlighted the workforce’s clear focus heading into the ultimate and the way his gamers lived as much as the billing.
“Yeah was an amazing efficiency. To return out and play like that within the remaining reveals the psychological character. Nice begin with the ball and scientific end with the bat. I used to be standing within the slips, and one thing we take delight in – our seamers have been working actually exhausting. Very very clear of their thoughts. It was good to see that,” Rohit stated on the post-match press convention.
Rohit Sharma Praises Mohammed Siraj’s Spell
He additionally praised Mohd Siraj’s spectacular bowling spell and lauded the Indian pacer for his exploits in Colombo. He took 4 wickets in simply his second over and got here again to take two extra wickets. He obtained the ball to seam and swing each within the air and off the pitch.
“Siraj needs to be given a whole lot of credit score. Uncommon for seamers to maneuver the ball within the air and off the pitch. He’s coming off age,” Rohit lauded his tempo spearhead.
In the meantime, on the post-match presentation, whereas the Indian workforce have been seen doing their trophy celebrations, Rohit Sharma invited India’s throwdown specialists Raghavendra aka Raghu to hitch them. Rohit then handed over the trophy to Raghu, supplied him the centre-stage was praised for his gesture.
Talking about Raghu, he joined the Indian workforce because the throwdown specialist first throughout India’s 2011-12 tour of Australia earlier than being dumped. He staged a comeback to the Indian workforce’s help employees for the 2014 tour to England and since then has been an integral a part of the employees of the Indian workforce.
His dream to hitch the Indian workforce was fulfilled when he was inducted into the workforce as a ‘throwdown knowledgeable’ on the advice of cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid, who had confronted his fast throwdowns on the Nationwide Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore.
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