India Vs Sri Lanka  Asia Cup 2023 Final Updates: All eyes on the Ind vs SL Asia Cup final,  Washington Sundar replaces Axar Patel in eleventh hour change.

Updates on the Asia Cup 2023 final against Sri Lanka: The Asia Cup 2023 cricket tournament’s championship game will take place between India and Sri Lanka today (Sunday, September 17) in Colombo. At 3 p.m.

India time, the final Asia Cup 2023 game will begin at the PR Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. With four points apiece, the Men in Blue (captain Rohit Sharma) and the Lions (captain Dasun Shanaka) blasted out of the Super 4 into the Asia Cup final, leaving the Men in Green (Pakistan) and the Bangladesh in the dust with just two points each.

The Asia Cup final on Sunday will also be the ultimate test of endurance for spectators on both sides as weather has caused numerous disruptions throughout the competition, some of which came at vital times. On September 17, Colombo is expected to get precipitation with a roughly 90% likelihood, according to private weather forecaster AccuWeather.

What would happen if it rained again? Will it have an effect on how India and Sri Lanka fare in the Asia Cup final (Ind vs SL)? Let’s wait and see what happens?

IND vs SL Asia Cup final | Last minute entry to the squad gives Washington Sundar opportunity to put himself in contention for World Cup squad
In the Asia Cup championship game today at 3 PM, will he get to play eleven? In just a few hours, you’ll find out!

In the match today, India might be tempted to substitute Washington Sundar for Shardul Thakur. In a lineup that is dominated by right-handers, southpaw Sundar delivers a comparable set of bat talents while also offering more variation with his batting approach.

Against Bangladesh, all-rounder Shardul Thakur finished with a wicket-taking total of 3-65 (Shakib Al Hasan, Anamul Haque, and Tanzid Hasan).
The defending champions, India, who are led by an effective Rohit Sharma, are facing off against Sri Lanka in the championship game. India is looking to win their first trophy since 2018.

Sri Lanka will undoubtedly become a dark horse in the World Cup if they can avoid losing the title of Asia’s greatest to its sub-continental neighbors in today’s crucial, high-stakes final.

In the Super Four stage of the Asia Cup 2023, Sri Lanka came dangerously close to inflicting India’s first loss, but the visitors’ bowling attack stepped up to the plate to eke out a victory.

the sudden change in the India squad?
On September 15, as Team India was competing in the Super Four against the Bangla Tigers, Axar Patel suffered a left quadriceps strain.

happened that day?
Axar Patel struck 42 from 34 balls in the match against the Bangla Tigers, with three fours and two sixes.

Despite taking several knocks throughout the innings, the southpaw continued to fight to keep India in the game.

following the addition of Washington Sundar, while the Sri Lankan team has not changed
India Squad
Rohit Sharma (captain)
Virat Kohli
Shreyas Iyer
KL Rahul
Shubman Gill
Suryakumar Yadav
Tilak Varma
Ishan Kishan
Hardik Pandya (vice captain)
Ravindra Jadeja
Washington Sundar (in place of Axar Patel)
Jasprit Bumraj
Shardul Thakur
Mohammed Shami
Mohammed Siraj
Prasidh Krishna
Kuldeep Yadav
Sanju Samson

Sri Lanka squad
Dasun Shanaka (captain)
Pathum Nissanaka
Dimuth Karunaratne
Kusal Janith Perera
Kusal Mendis (vice captain)
Charith Asalanka
Dhananjaya de Silva
Sadeera Samarawickrama
Maheesh Theekshana
Dunith Wellalage
Matheesha Pathirana
Kasun Rajitha
Dushan Hemantha
Binura Fernando
Pramod Madushan

will the reserve match be played?
The backup game will be played the next day, on September 18, to spare the fans from being shocked by rain once more. The organizers, however, are steadfast in their determination to finish the match on the originally scheduled day, even if it necessitates shortening the event.

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