The 2023 Asia Cup is now in its final stages. The final match will be played today between India and Sri Lanka. Ahead of this game, which will be played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, both teams appear to be in very good form. The fans expect an exciting final. The Indian team will be playing in the Asian Cup final for the tenth time. While the Sri Lankan team is participating for the 12th time. Both teams have played the final against each other seven times. This is the 8th time.
The last time the final was between India and Sri Lanka
The last time the Asia Cup final was played between India and Sri Lanka was in 2010. When Team India defeated Sri Lanka to win the Asia Cup title. In this match, Team India defeated Sri Lanka by 81 runs. In this match, Dinesh Karthik played an important role in Team India’s victory with an innings of 66 runs. This was the fifth Asia Cup title for Team India. India won this title under the captaincy of MS Dhoni.
This is how many players play both finals
There were three players in the 2010 final between India and Sri Lanka who are also part of Team India in today’s final. These players are none other than Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja. These three players were very young back then, whereas today all three are the oldest players of Team India. If we look at the performance of these three in this match, Virat Kohli had scored 28 runs, Rohit Sharma had scored 41 runs and Ravindra Jadeja had scored 25 runs. Jadeja also did wonders with the ball. He also picked up two wickets in this match.
India vs Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup final:
- 1988 Asia Cup – India won
- 1990–91 Asia Cup – India won
- 1995 Asia Cup – India won
- 1997 Asian Cup – Sri Lanka won
- Asia Cup 2004 – Sri Lanka won
- Asia Cup 2008 – Sri Lanka won
- Asia Cup 2010 – India won