Mohammed Siraj bowled a brilliant six-wicket spell to help India outplay Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the final of Asia Cup 2023 at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday. India claimed their 8th Asia Cup title. Rohit Sharma led the Indian team to victory after skipper Dasun Shanaka won the toss and opted to bat. During the chase, Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan comfortably took India home in 7.1 overs. Sri Lanka could only put 50 runs on the board which became the lowest total in ODIs against India. So, in this article, We’ll look at the list of the lowest ODI totals against India.
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Dasun Shanaka’s decision of batting first went all wrong as the Lankans had to wrap up their inning under just 50 runs. Bumrah started with the bowl and picked up Kusal Perera’s wicket in the third delivery of the first over. Siraj then came into play and went on a riot. He picked up four wickets in the fourth over and became the first Indian to do so.
He also matched the milestone with the former Sri Lanka pacer Chaminda Vaas for the quickest ODI five-for, reaching the feat in just 16 balls. Hardik Pandya picked up three wickets for three as India wrapped Sri Lanka’s batting order for just 50 runs. This is the lowest ODI Cricket total by a team against India in the Cricketing history.
Lowest ODI totals against India
- 50 by Sri Lanka in Colombo – 2023
- 58 by Bangladesh at Mirpur – 2014
- 65 by Zimbabwe at Harare – 2005
- 73 by Sri Lanka at Trivandrum – 2023
- 76 by Bangladesh in Dhaka – 2003