Sri Lanka defeated India by 6 wickets, eliminating the defending champions from the Asia Cup 2022. In a must-win game, the Men in Blue failed in all the departments of the game.
Chasing 174 to win their first game of the Super 4 stage, the Lankans were given a flying start by openers Pathum Nissanka (52 off 37 balls) and Kusal Mendis (57 off 37 balls).
Despite a few hiccups in the middle overs, the Island nation crossed the line with Bhanuka Rajapaksa (25) and Dasun Shanaka (33) making match-winning contributions.
Earlier, India managed 173/8 after being invited to bat first. Rohit Sharma scored a well-compiled 72 off 41 balls with the help of 5 fours and 4 sixes. Suryakumar Yadav (34) was the next top performer with the bat.