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Asia Cup 2023 Final: India vs. Sri Lanka Pitch Report, Weather Forecast, Probable Playing 11. India and Sri Lanka have officially qualified for the final game of Asia Cup, 2023, and will meet on 17 September at the R. Premadasa stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Indian cricket team initially qualified for the finals after beating Sri Lanka in the super fours stage of the tournament, while Sri Lanka qualified last night after defeating Pakistan by two wickets on the last ball. 

Both India and Sri Lanka have a good record against each other in the Asia Cup considering both are the most successful teams in the tournament with seven and six title wins respectively. India have remained unbeaten in Asia Cup 2023, as they beat Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka during the league and Super fours stage.

Men in Blue gave a phenomenal performance in their encounter against Pakistan on the fixed as well as the reserve day as they won the game by huge margin of 228 runs. India’s lethal bowling attack rescued the team once again as the batting lineup collapsed in the first innings against Sri Lanka during the team’s game in the Super Fours.

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Colombo’s Pitch Report for IND vs SL Asia Cup 2023 Final

The pitch of the R. Premadasa stadium, Colombo, has been renowned for favoring spinners and having adequate turn and bounce. The field has a quick outfield with shorter boundaries, which also suits the attacking batting style. Whichever team captain wins the toss, would prefer to bat here 1st to set a high target for the team and control the runs in the second innings with their spin bowling. 

Asia Cup 2023 Final Colombo’s Weather Report for IND vs SL

As per Google Weather, heavy showers are expected throughout the day on 17th September with cloudy weather with a precipitation of 80%. The humidity is expected to be somewhere around 80% as well as wind at a speed of 18 km/h.

Asia Cup 2023 Final India’s Probable Playing XI 

Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj

Asia Cup 2023 Final Sri Lanka’s Probable Playing XI 

Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Dunith Wellalage, Kasun Rajitha/Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Matheesha Pathirana