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India vs Sri Lanka LIVE: Cricket World Cup result as Bumrah, Siraj and Shami skittle Sri Lanka for 55

Follow all the action, latest updates and live scorecard from the Wankhede Stadium below

Sonia Twigg,Michael Jones
Thursday 02 November 2023 17:42 GMT

India moved back to the top of the Cricket World Cup table with an exceptionally one-sided contest in Mumbai. Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bowl first. They dismissed India’s captain, Rohit Sharma (4), with the second ball of the day but dropped the dangerous Virat Kohli (88) and Shubman Gill (92) who made them pay.

A partnership of over 100 set the perfect platform for the home side to set a high total and when both were dismissed quickly in didn’t stop India’s momentum. Shreyas Iyer came to the crease and blasted a quickfire 82 while Ravindra Jadeja made a cameo of 35 as India set Sri Lanka 358 runs to win.

They didn’t get close. Jasprit Bumrah took a wicket with the first ball of Sri Lanka’s reply and India never looked back. Mohammed Siraj (3-16) and Mohammed Shami (5-18) ran through the top order as Kusal Mendis’ side were bowled out inside 20 overs for just 55.

India have seven wins from seven and look on course to triumph in their home tournament once again.


WICKET! Charith Asalanka ct Ravindra Jadeja b Mohammed Shami 1 (24), Sri Lanka 14-5 (9.3)

As if things weren’t hard enough Mohammed Siraj is replaced with Mohammed Shami who has arguably been India’s best bowler of the tournament.

With Charith Asalanka on strike, Shami sends down a few balls outside the off stump. Asalanka can’t resist and drills a catch straight to Ravindra Jadeja at point.

Mike Jones2 November 2023 14:06

Sri Lanka 14-4 (9), Mathews 7, Asalanka 1, Bumrah 1-8 (5), target 358

Jasprit Bumrah goes fuller as Angelo Mathews is hanging back in his crease. He draws the outside edge out of the batter but the ball flies down to third man for a single.

Asalanka finally gets off strike with a one.

Mike Jones2 November 2023 14:03

Sri Lanka 12-4 (8), Mathews 6, Asalanka 0, Siraj 3-5 (4), target 358

Asalanka’s primary method of dealing with these two Indian bowlers is to defend, defend and defend. Siraj wants him to play more shots and gives the batter a death stare after he ducks under a bouncer.

Siraj sends down another maiden.

Mike Jones2 November 2023 13:57

Sri Lanka 12-4 (7), Mathews 6, Asalanka 0, Bumrah 1-6 (4), target 358

Mathews finds a small gap on the offside and takes a couple of runs off Jasprit Bumrah. The swing seems to be getting less making batting easier for the Sri Lankans.

Bumrah is still on the money though beats the bat of Mathews who attempts to cut the ball away.

Mike Jones2 November 2023 13:54

Sri Lanka 9-4 (6), Mathews 4, Asalanka 0, Siraj 3-5 (3), target 358

The intense almost feverish atmosphere of the first few overs is settling down though the Indian fans are chanting, singing and are very loud.

It’s a cauldron for the Sri Lanka batters. Mohammed Siraj tries to test Angelo Mathews with a bouncer and fizzes it down the legside.

A wide and a legbye are the only runs from the over.

Mike Jones2 November 2023 13:48

Sri Lanka 7-4 (5), Mathews 4, Asalanka 0, Bumrah 1-3 (3), target 358

Jasprit Bumrah continues and decides to come around the wicket to the left-handed Asalanka. He lines up the ball really well and solidly gets in behind it.

Sri Lanka need to weather this storm and build a partnership but it’s going to be a long way back from this point.

Maiden for Bumrah.

Mike Jones2 November 2023 13:42

Sri Lanka 7-4 (4), Mathews 4, Asalanka 0, Siraj 3-4 (2), target 358

Angelo Mathews comes to the crease with his team is dire straits. Sri Lanka are four down in the most testing of conditions and have a record total to chase down.

It does not get more difficult than this.

Siraj wraps Mathews on the thigh pad with his first ball. The batters are being pushed onto the back foot repeatedly even though Siraj isn’t bowling short.

Mathews leans into a nice push through midwicket and picks up the first boundary of the innings!

Mike Jones2 November 2023 13:38

WICKET! Kusal Mendis b Mohammed Siraj 1 (10), Sri Lanka 3-4 (3.1)

What is happening?!

Mohammed Siraj goes slightly wider on the crease and gets the ball to nip back at Kusal Mendis. He plays down the wrong line, misses the ball and hears the worst sound in cricket as the stumps are dislodged.

Siraj has three!

Mike Jones2 November 2023 13:32

Sri Lanka 3-3 (3), Mendis 1, Asalanka 0, Bumrah 1-3 (2), target 358

Not out! Hawkeye shows the ball is swinging wide of the leg stump and India lose a review. KL Rahul told Rohot that was going to be the case and he’s justified.

Kusal Mendis becomes the first batter to get off the mark with a flick to fine leg for one.

Mike Jones2 November 2023 13:29

Sri Lanka 2-3 (2.3), Mendis 0, Asalanka 0, Bumrah 1-2 (1.3), target 358

Kusal Mendis stays on the back foot to give himself the most time to watch the swing. He dabs the ball into the ground and it almost bounces back onto his own stumps.

Bumrah’s third ball in the over swings sharply back into the batter and hits him on the pads. India appeal but they’re turned away by the umpire.

Rohit Sharma sends it upstairs...

Mike Jones2 November 2023 13:27

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