Asia Cup 2023: Points Table, Most Runs, Most Wickets After Super Four Match 4, IND vs SL
India have qualified for the Asia Cup 2023 final after defeating Sri Lanka by 41 runs in Super Four clash.
India successfully defended a total of 213 runs against Sri Lanka. Rohit Sharma’s fifty was the highlight of India’s innings, but Dunith Wellalage’s impressive five-wickets haul limited India’s scoring. Sri Lanka’s chase faltered early as India’s bowlers, led by Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav, picked up crucial wickets at regular intervals. Despite some resistance, Sri Lanka’s innings concluded at 172 runs, falling short of the target.
This victory now puts India in the finals of Asia Cup 2023. While India’s batting had its moments, it was their strong bowling display that sealed the win. This result will boost India’s confidence going forward in the tournament.
Asia Cup 2023 Super Four Points Table:
India have clinched another victory in super four of Asia Cup 2023. They registered a 41-runs victory over Sri Lanka and earned themselves two points. India, with back-to-back victories in super 4, have qualified for the finals. They have a NRR of +2.690. They have one more game left against Bangladesh before they play the finals on September 17. Sri Lanka have 2 points as they have won one game and lost one. They along with Pakistan share the same number of points. Both of these teams will fight for a spot in the finals to play India. Sri Lanka and Pakistan will face each other on September 14. Bangladesh are at 4th place and don’t have any chance to qualify for the finals.
Asia Cup 2023 Most Runs:
After today’s game between India and Sri Lanka, lots of positions have changed in the highest run-scorers list, with now India captain Rohit Sharma entering the list. Rohit, with three consecutive fifties, is the top run-scorer with 194 runs. Bangladeshi top-order batter Najmul Hossain Shanto is just one run behind with 193 runs in two innings. He missed out on the last two games due to a hamstring injury. Pakistan skipper Babar Azam is 3rd on this list with 178 runs in 3 innings, with the highest score of 151 in the tournament opener. Sadeera Samarwickrama of Sri Lanka is the fourth-leading run-scorer in the tournament with 167 runs in 4 innings. He managed to score only 17 in the game against India. Kusal Mendis is 5th on this list with 162 runs in 4 innings.
Top 5 leading runs-scorer in the Asia Cup 2023
1. Rohit Sharma (India) -194 Runs
2. Najmul Hossain Shanto (Bangladesh) – 193 Runs
3. Babar Azam (Pakistan) – 178 Runs
4. Sadeera Samarawickrama (Sri Lanka) – 167 Runs
5. Kusal Mendis (Sri Lanka) – 162 Runs
Asia Cup 2023 Most Wickets
Leading the wicket-takers list is still Pakistan’s Haris Rauf with nine wickets. He didn’t bowl against India due to a strain in his bowling arm. Kuldeep Yadav the left-arm spinner from India is now in the second position of most wicket takers with 9 wickets. His bowling figures in two games are 5/25 and 4/43. Dunith Wellalage makes his entry to the list, his 5/40 against India put the men in blue on the back foot. He now equals Haris Rauf and Kuldeep Yadav with most wickets with nine wickets. Fourth on the list is Bangladesh fast bowler Taskin Ahmed with nine wickets. He has an economy of 5.13 in four games played so far. Matheesha Pathirana is at the 5th spot on the list of leading wicket-takers in Asia Cup 2023. Matheesha Pathirana, too, is equal with Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Afridi with eight wickets in the tournament so far.
Top 5 leading wicket-takers in the Asia Cup 2023
1. Haris Rauf (Pakistan) – 9 Wickets
2. Kuldeep Yadav (India) – 9 wickets
3. Dunith Wellalage (Sri Lanka) – 9 Wickets
4. Taskin Ahmed (Bangladesh)- 9 Wickets
5. Matheesha Pathirana (Sri Lanka) – 8 Wickets