Asia Cup Final Reserve Day
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Asia Cup Final 2023: IND vs. SL, Will There Reserve Day If-Match Washed Out Due To Rain? Weather, Pitch Report, And Other Details. The final Asia Cup 2023 match between India and Sri Lanka has been scheduled for September 17 at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. After beating Sri Lanka by 41 runs in the Super Four stage, Team India advanced to the finals of the Asia Cup 2023 event. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, advanced to the series finals after defeating Pakistan by two wickets.

The two teams qualified for the final by finishing in the top two slots following the tournament’s Super Fours stage. While India finished first in the Super Fours stage, Sri Lanka finished second. Both clubs got two victories and one defeat in their three Super Four matchups.

The final between India and Sri Lanka will pit the defending champions against the tournament’s most successful squad. Sri Lanka currently holds the Asia Cup trophy after defeating Pakistan last year, while India has won the Asia Cup a record seven times.

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Asia Cup 2023 Final Overview

Match: India vs Sri Lanka

Date: 17 September

Time: 3 pm (IST)

Venue: RPS Stadium, Colombo

Broadcast: Star Sports, DD Sports

Live Stream: Disney+Hotstar

India vs. Sri Lanka Asia Cup Finals Head-To-Head

India and Sri Lanka have met in 166 one-day internationals (ODIs). Men in blue has won 97 of these 166 games, while Sri Lanka has triumphed on 57 occasions. Eleven matches finished in ties. While India and Sri Lanka have previously clashed eight times in the Asia Cup Finals, India enjoys a small advantage. Team India has defeated Sri Lanka five times in Asia Cup finals, while Sri Lanka has defeated India three times, the most recent being in 2010.

Asia Cup Final Pitch Report

The pitch at R. Premadasa Stadium is fairly conducive to hitters. Because of the curve and bounce, spinners in particular may thrive on this course. Batsmen can take advantage of the pitch’s hitting characteristics and score up big runs. Teams that win the toss may elect to chase, with the average first-inning total being 214.

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Asia Cup Final Weather Report

The match is set to begin at 3:00 p.m. IST, and the weather prediction predicts rain in the evening, with constant cloud cover throughout. At the start of the match and in the evening, there is a 50% probability of rain.

Reserve Day Provision for Asia Cup 2023 Final

If the India vs. Sri Lanka Asia Cup Final gets rained out on Sunday, a reserve day is scheduled. If this occurs, the match will be carried over to the following day (Monday), continuing from where it was suspended due to inclement weather.

It has already been stated that, in addition to the India vs. Sri Lanka Super Fours match, the Asia Cup 2023 Final will have a reserve day in the event of rain. While the ACC has been chastised for discriminating between matches.

IND vs SL Probable Playing 11

India (IND): Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohd Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul (wk), Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj

Sri Lanka (SL): Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dasun Shanaka (c), Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka , Kusal Perera, Pramod Madushan