The Asia Cup 2023 match between India and Sri Lanka joins the list of 10-wicket wins in the ODI Finals.
List of 10-wicket wins in ODI Finals
Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat where they struggled to score runs against Indian aggressive bowlers and ended up scoring only 50 runs losing all the wickets. With a fifty-one-run partnership scored by Indian openers, the side easily won the game. Mohammed Siraj was awarded with the player of the match while Kuldeep Yadav is awarded with the player of the series.
Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Perera opened the innings for Sri Lanka while Jasprit Bumrah opened the bowling attack. Pathum Nissanka was dismissed with 2 runs by Bumrah where Kusal Perera and Kusal Mendis was sent out with a duck and 17 runs by Siraj. After the fall of Dhananjaya de Silva for four runs Sri Lanka was down to five wickets scoring only 12 runs on the fourth over.
Other batters struggled against the terrific bowling attack of India, where Mohammed Siraj dismissed 6 batters while Hardik Pandya scalped three wickets. After losing all 10 wickets Sri Lanka scored only 50 runs in the second ball of the 16th over.
After folding Sri Lanka for low scores, Ishan Kishan and Shubman Gill opened the innings while Pramod Madushan opened the bowling attack. Ishan Kishan scored 23 runs from 18 deliveries including 3 boundaries while Shubman Gill scored 27 runs on 19 deliveries which includes 6 boundaries. On the first ball of the 7th over, India achieved the target of 51 runs and won the game with 10 wickets.
With this victory, India recorded its biggest ODI win as they completed their innings with 263 balls remaining. This victory stands third in the list of 10-wicket wins in ODI finals.
The finals match in the Coca-Cola Champions Trophy in 1998 between India and Zimbabwe where India scored 197 runs tops the list. The match in the VB series between Australia and England in 2003 at Sydney stands second Where Australia scored 118 runs.
10-wicket wins in ODI finals
- 197/0 Ind vs Zim Sharjah 1998
- 118/0 Aus vs Eng Sydney 2003
- 51/0 Ind vs SL Colombo RPS 2023 *
India will be playing a three-ODI match series against Australia before the World Cup Warmup games. The first ODI match was scheduled to be played on September 22 at Punjab National Association Stadium.