The final match of the 2023 Asia Cup will be played between India and Sri Lanka on Sunday, September 17 at RK Colombo, Colombo. Played at Premadasa Stadium. Rain has caused problems in all matches played in Sri Lanka so far. The group stage match between India and Pakistan in the tournament was canceled due to rain. Heavy rain can also occur in the title fight.
According to the Weather.com report, around 80 percent rainfall is forecast in Colombo on September 17. On the day of the game there may be heavy rain from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., which may cause difficulties in the game. Otherwise, the wind speed during this time can be 15 to 20 km per hour. The temperature can be between 25 and 30 degrees. The humidity will be around 80 percent. However, Monday September 18th was reserved as a reserve day for the final.
In the 2023 Asia Cup, India and Sri Lanka both lost 1-1 games and reached the final. The Indian team was defeated by 6 runs in the Super 4 match against Bangladesh. While Sri Lanka had lost by 41 runs in the match against India in the Super 4 phase.
Otherwise, both teams haven’t lost a single game. However, due to rain, India’s first match of the tournament, played against Pakistan, was canceled. While Sri Lanka had defeated Bangladesh by 5 wickets in the first match. After the cancellation of the first match, the Indian team had won three consecutive matches and lost the last match before the final against Bangladesh. At the same time, Sri Lanka also won the first three games and lost the fourth game. Defending champions Sri Lanka then won the fifth game and secured a place in the final.