India vs Sri Lanka Wills Asia Cup Final 1988 Article

Read the article of India vs Sri Lanka Wills Asia Cup Final 1988 - Wills Asia Cup four-nation one-day international tournament of the Final match played between Sri Lanka and India at National Stadium, Dhaka in 04th November 1988.

Opener Navjot Sidhu's superb 76 and Captain Dilip Vengsarkar's unbeaten fifty led to India comfortable six-wicket victory over Sri Lanka and India became the first team to win two Asia Cup titles in a low-scoring game of the final of a Wills Asia Cup.

Sri Lanka scored 176 for all-out in 43.2 overs with top scorer by Duleep Mendis cracked a run-a-ball 36-runs including 3-fours & a six.

Athula Samarasekera struck 26 off 36-balls including 2-fours, Roshan Mahanama scored 23 off consuming 47-balls included a boundary, Brendon Kuruppu 21 and Aravinda de Silva 18.

India best bowler by Kris Srikkanth picked up 3-wickets for 12-runs in 3.2-overs, Mohinder Amarnath, Kapil Dev and Maninder Singh each took one-wickets.

India chased 180-4 in 37.1 overs with top scorer by Navjot Sidhu struck 76 off 87-balls, Dilip Vengsarkar scored a unbeaten 50 off 81-balls without a boundary and Kris Srikkanth scored 23 off 28-balls contained three-fours.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Kapila Wijegunawardene took 2-wickets and one for Ranjith Madurasinghe.

Navjot Sidhu named Player of the match for his match-winning superb 76 off 87-balls including 4-fours and 3-sixes.

Navjot Sidhu earned player of the tournament for contributing 179 runs.



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