Rohit scored 10 thousand runs in 241 innings, while Virat achieved this feat in 205 innings.
The fourth match of the Super-4 stage of the Asia Cup 2023 was played between India and Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. India won the toss and decided to bat first.
The team scored 90 runs for two wickets in 13.5 overs. Captain Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan are at the crease. Rohit completed the 51st fifty of his ODI career.
Virat Kohli is out after scoring 3 runs. He was caught by Dunit Velagale at the hands of Dasun Shanaka. This is Velagale’s second wicket. He beat Shubhman Gill (19 runs).
Before this, Rohit Sharma completed 10 thousand runs in ODI cricket. He achieved this feat in 241 innings. Rohit is second only to Kohli in the list of fastest cricketers to score 10,000 runs.
Check the scorecard of India-Sri Lanka Super-4 match
Opening partnership of 80 runs
Indian captain Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill put on an opening partnership of 80 runs off 67 balls. This partnership was broken by Dunit Velalge through the bowling of Gill.
Powerplay: India’s fast start
The Indian openers gave the team a fast start. In 10 overs of the powerplay, the Indian team scored 65 runs without loss. Rohit Sharma remained unbeaten on 39 and 18 runs.
Akshar got a chance in place of Shardul
Indian captain Rohit Sharma made a change to the team against Sri Lanka. He gave a chance to Akshar Patel in place of Shardul Thakur. On the other hand, there is no change in the Sri Lankan team.
Shreyas Iyer is not playing again today. He did not play against Pakistan due to injury. Iyer has a back injury. The Board of Control for Cricket in India announced on social media about his injury that Shreyas Iyer is better than ever. The doctors advised him to rest. Currently, the weather in Colombo is clear, with light rain in the morning.
Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat.
Playing 11 on both teams
India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Axar Patel, Mohammed Siraj and Kuldeep Yadav.
Sri Lanka: Dasun Shanaka (captain), Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadira Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjay de Silva, Dunith Velalge, Mahish Teekshana, Mathish Pathirana and Kasun Rajitha.
India and Sri Lanka are facing each other for the 20th time
The two teams will meet for the 20th time in the ODI format of the Asia Cup. The last time they both faced each other was in 2014.
This will be India’s second match at the Super-4 stage. The team won the first match against Pakistan by 228 runs on Monday itself. The Sri Lankan team defeated Bangladesh by 21 runs in the first match of its Super-4.
Head to head
In total, 165 ODI matches have been played between India and Sri Lanka. India won 96 matches and Sri Lanka won 57 matches. 11 matches without a result and one match was tied.
You can see the head to head performance of these teams in the ODI format of the Asia Cup in the next picture.
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Most ran in the name of Samarawickrama for Sri Lanka
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84% chance of rain
There is an 84 percent chance of rain in Colombo on Tuesday. The temperature can range from 24 to 30 degrees Celsius.