Defending champion Indian team captain Rohit Sharma, who was on the verge of being out of the tournament after a 6-wicket defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka in the Super 4 match of the Asia Cup 2022 , said that his team was 10-15 runs behind. . Sri Lanka achieved the target of 174 runs for victory with one ball remaining. Let us tell you that by losing this match, India has also lost its hopes. Now India’s next match will be with Afghanistan. On the other hand, Sri Lanka have reached the top of the table by winning two matches.
‘We should have scored 10-15 more runs’: Rohit Sharma
For India, except Rohit Sharma (72 runs in 41 balls), no batsman could play a big innings. Rohit said after the match, ‘We should have scored 10-15 more runs. The batsmen have to play responsibly and be careful in the selection of shots. He said, ‘This team was playing well for a long time. We will learn as a team from this kind of defeat. Praising their bowlers, he said, ‘The way Sri Lanka started, our bowlers did well. The spinners bowled very aggressively but Sri Lanka coped well with the pressure.
Played after taking a lesson from my mistakes after the first match: Dasun Shanaka
For Sri Lanka, opener Kusal Mendis scored 57 runs in 37 balls and Pathum Nisanka’s innings of 52 runs in 37 balls gave the team a great start and added a quick 91 runs. The Sri Lankan team’s 50 runs were made in the sixth over itself, which put pressure on the Indian bowlers. At the same time, Sri Lanka’s captain and ‘Player of the Match’ Dasun Shanaka said, ‘The confidence in the dressing room is tremendous. Dilshan and Teekshana bowled well. After the first match, he played a lesson from his mistakes. “Pathum and Kusal got the team off to a good start which was carried forward by me and Rajapaksa,” he said.