India vs Sri Lanka 2023 World Cup: Kohli Miss But Shami Hit

India displayed their dominance once again as they delivered a commanding performance, crushing Sri Lanka by a massive margin of 302 runs at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai in India Vs Sri Lanka Match. Sri Lanka’s cricket team had a tough time facing India. They only managed to score 50 runs in the Asia Cup final and just 55 runs in their recent game. It seems like Sri Lanka is struggling against India.

India vs Sri Lanka: Toss

In a cricket match, Sri Lanka’s captain, Kusal Mendis, won the coin toss and decided that India should bat first. The Indian team decided to keep the same players as in their previous winning match. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, made one change to their team by replacing Dhananjaya de Silva with Dushan Hemantha.

India vs Sri Lanka: India Inning Highlight

India scored a high total of 357/8 against Sri Lanka in a World Cup match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. This impressive score was mainly due to the strong performances of Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill, and Shreyas Iyer, who each scored half-centuries.

Kohli and Gill had a partnership of 189 runs, but their centuries were denied by Dilshan Madushanka, who took five wickets. Sri Lanka made a comeback by getting the wickets of KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav. However, Iyer played exceptionally well, scoring 82 runs in just 56 balls, ensuring India crossed the 300-run mark. Ravindra Jadeja added some quick runs at the end, taking India’s total to over 350.

India vs Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Inning Highlight

Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, and Mohammed Shami got India off to a fantastic start by dismantling the Sri Lankan batting lineup. In their pursuit of a challenging 358-run target at the Wankhede Stadium on Friday, Sri Lanka found themselves struggling at a mere 22 runs for the loss of 7 wickets.

Bumrah made an immediate impact by taking a wicket in the very first ball of the innings, while Siraj followed suit in the next over, and even managed to dismiss a second batsman just three balls later. Siraj continued his brilliant performance by cleaning up Kusal Mendis in the subsequent over, which brought back memories of his memorable performance in the Asia Cup 2023 final.

The misery for Sri Lanka didn’t end there, as they were eventually bowled out for a paltry total of 50 runs, with Siraj being the standout bowler, claiming 6 wickets for just 21 runs in 7 overs. Mohammed Shami also joined the wicket-taking spree, picking up two more wickets in a single over.

Siraj and Shami continued to make inroads into the Sri Lankan batting lineup, resulting in two more wickets falling. they were bowled out for just 55 runs, highlighting a significant struggle in their innings.

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Kohli Missed The Chance To Score 49th Century in India vs Sri Lanka Match

Madushanka bowled to Kohli, and he was caught by Nissanka. The ball went in the air, and Kohli was dismissed. It was a slower ball that landed on the pitch. Kohli played the shot early, but the ball didn’t come onto the bat as expected, hitting the splice and popping up towards short cover.

A fielder ran in and made a low dive to take a good catch. Both well-set batsmen missed out on scoring a century, leaving the crowd in shock. Madushanka took two wickets in this spell. Kohli was caught by Nissanka off Madushanka’s bowling after scoring 88 runs from 94 balls.

Another 5 Wicket Haul For Shami

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Mohammad Shami’s exceptional form in the 2023 World Cup continues as he secures his second consecutive 5-wicket haul in three successive matches. In the previous games, Shami displayed his prowess with the ball by taking 4 wickets against England and achieving another remarkable 5-wicket haul against New Zealand. This remarkable bowling performance underscores Shami’s invaluable contribution to the Indian cricket team’s success in the tournament.

Most Wicket Taker For India In World Cup History

During the 2023 World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka in Mumbai, Mohammed Shami achieved the milestone of becoming India’s highest wicket-taker in ODI World Cup history. He secured his 45th wicket in World Cup matches, surpassing the previous record holders, Zaheer Khan and Javagal Srinath, who both had 44 wickets in ODI World Cups. Shami’s remarkable performance has solidified his place in Indian cricket history as the leading wicket-taker in World Cup competitions.

Biggest Won in ODIS (by runs)

317 – IND vs SL, Trivandrum 2023
309 – AUS vs NED, Delhi, 2023 (WC)
304 – ZIM vs UAE, Harare, 2023
302 – IND vs SL, Wankhede, today*
290 – NZ vs IRE, Aberdeen 2008
275 – AUS vs AFG, Perth 2015 (WC)

India Qualify For Semi Final In World Cup 2023

India has become the first team to secure a spot in the semifinals of the 2023 World Cup. They achieved this by defeating Sri Lanka with an impressive 302-run margin, extending their winning streak to seven consecutive victories.

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