Prime Minister Narendra Modi On Thursday, he congratulated Team India for registering a spectacular win over Sri Lanka and said that the team is ‘invincible’ in the World Cup. India entered the World Cup semi-finals by defeating Sri Lanka by 302 runs. India has become the first team to enter the semi-finals. Mohammed Shami He took five wickets while Mohammad Siraj took three wickets. Jasprit Bumrah gave the first blow to Sri Lanka on the first ball of the innings.
Mohammed Shami took 5 wickets
PM Narendra Modi wrote on ‘X’ (formerly Twitter), ‘Team India is invincible in the World Cup!’ He further wrote, ‘Congratulations to the team on the great win against Sri Lanka! This was a display of extraordinary teamwork and tenacity. This is India’s biggest win in the World Cup in terms of runs. Mohammed Shami also made many records in his name. Many records were recorded in today’s match.
Team India reached semi-finals
Before the World Cup, India had bowled out Sri Lanka for 50 runs in the final match of Asia Cup 2023 in Colombo, its home ground. India has become Asia Cup champion for the eighth consecutive time. India has so far won all its seven matches brilliantly in the league stage of the World Cup. Team India is not only on top in the points table with 14 points, it has also booked the ticket for the semi-finals. India now has to play two more matches.
Yogi also congratulated Team India
After the victory of Team India, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has also congratulated the Indian cricket team. Yogi wrote on X, Another extraordinary-historic victory. Hearty congratulations to all the countrymen and sports lovers on India’s spectacular and unforgettable victory over Sri Lanka and congratulations to all the members of the Indian cricket team! It is my wish that the resolution of ‘world victory’ is fulfilled.
Bowlers wreaked havoc on Sri Lanka
Talking about the match, Indian batsmen scored a lot of runs on the pitch of Wankhede Stadium while the bowlers also wreaked havoc. Due to which the host team defeated Sri Lanka by 302 runs in the match on Thursday and registered its seventh consecutive win. Chasing India’s target of 358 runs, the Sri Lankan team was bundled out for 55 runs in 19.4 overs in front of the career-best performance of Mohammed Shami (five wickets for 18 runs) and the sharp bowling of Mohammed Siraj (three wickets for 16 runs). Went. Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja took one wicket each.
Sri Lanka was bundled out for 50 in the Asia Cup final
For Sri Lanka, only Kasun Rajitha (14), Mahish Teekshana (12 not out) and Angelo Mathews (12) could reach double digits. Teekshana and Rajita added 20 runs for the ninth wicket, which was the biggest partnership of the innings. Five Sri Lankan batsmen could not even open their account. 45 days after bowling out Sri Lanka for 50 runs in the final of the Asia Cup on 17 September 2023, India did not allow the team to even touch the 100-run mark for the third time this year. India had also bowled out Sri Lanka for 73 runs in Thiruvananthapuram in January this year.
Great innings by Gill, Kohli and Iyer
With this victory, India reached the top with 14 points from seven wins in seven matches. Sri Lanka has only four points from seven matches and is out of the race for the semi-finals. India had earlier scored half-centuries of Shubman Gill (92 runs, 92 balls, 11 fours, two sixes), Virat Kohli (88 runs, 94 balls, 11 fours) and Shreyas Iyer (82 runs, 56 balls, six sixes, three fours). Scored 357 runs for eight wickets. Gill and Kohli also made a partnership of 189 runs for the second wicket.
Madhushanka took 5 wickets for Sri Lanka
Dilshan Madushanka was the most successful bowler for Sri Lanka, taking five wickets for the first time in his career while giving away 80 runs. While chasing the target, Sri Lanka had a very bad start and the team lost four wickets for just three runs. Bumrah LBWed Pathum Nissanka (00) on the very first ball of the match while Siraj LBWed the other opener Dimuth Karunaratne (00) on the first ball of the next over and trapped Sadira Samarawickram (00) LBW on the fifth ball. Got caught by.