How Team India Can Still Qualify For The Final Of Asia Cup 2022?

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In the Super 4 match, Sri Lanka defeated India by six wickets. Sri Lanka maintained an advantage in the chase at the finish to advance. Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Dasun Shanaka finishes the game. Earlier, India’s return to the game was aided by Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravichandran Ashwin.

Ashwin just has one wicket, compared to Chahal’s three thus far. This took place after Kusal Mendis and Pathum Nissanka’s initial alliance successfully repelled India for a considerable amount of time.

The final Super 4 matchup for Team India is versus Afghanistan. Tuesday’s matchup between Rohit Sharma and his team and Afghanistan will require a decisive victory. For India to go to the 2022 Asia Cup final, the performance of Afghanistan and Sri Lanka will be necessary.

India’s Qualification scenario for the Final of Asia Cup: 

  • Afghanistan beat Pakistan
  • India beat Afghanistan
  • Sri Lanka beat Pakistan
  • NRR should be greater than Afghanistan and Pakistan

What happened on the penultimate ball?

Arshdeep Singh had beaten Shanaka, but the Sri Lankan batsmen took a couple as Pant failed to hit the stumps before Arshdeep, who had collected Pant’s throw, tried to run out Shanaka at the other end, but his throw also missed the stumps, and the batters completed the second run.

India’s Playing XI: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma(c), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh
Sri Lanka’s Playing XI: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Charith Asalanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka

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