Kohli's fifty helps India thrash Sri Lanka by 5 wkts, advance to final

Mirpur: Virat Kohli's powerful knock (56 off 47 deliveries) helped India thrash Sri Lanka by five wickets and advance to Asia Cup final at Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Mirpur on Tuesday.

Put in to bat, Sri Lanka couldn't set a big total on the board and managed to score 138 runs in the scheduled 20 overs.

Dhoni & Co achieved the target in 19.2 overs.

India innings Powerplay - 37 runs, 2 wickets India: 50 runs in 7.6 overs 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 39 balls (Virat Kohli 27, Suresh Raina 23) India: 100 runs in 14.3 overs Final score: 142/5 in 19.2 overs

Sri Lanka innings Powerplay - 31 runs, 2 wickets Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 10.1 overs Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 16 overs Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 138/9 in 20 overs


With inputs from ICC