India vs Sri Lanka Final

India will take on co-hosts Sri Lanka today in the Asia Cup 2023 Final. The summit clash of the tournament will take place at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. There are thunderstorms in the forecast and we can expect a few rain breaks. There is a Reserve Day for the final.

Here you can follow the India vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup Final live stream, date, start time, team news, probable XI, and how to watch on TV.

Date, Start Time, Venue

  • Asia Cup 2023 Final
  • India vs. Sri Lanka
  • Date: Sunday, 17 September 2023
  • Start Time: 3:00 pm SLST/IST
  • Venue: R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka

India vs Sri Lanka: Team News and Probable XI

Here is the team news for India and Sri Lanka for the final match.

India Team News and Probable XI

India rested some key players in their last game against Bangladesh including Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya, and Jasprit Bumrah. They will return for the final.

Axar Patel, who suffered an injury in the last match, is ruled out. Washington Sundar replaces him and can come into the starting XI.

Probable XI

Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar/Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj.

Sri Lanka Team News and Probable XI

Maheesh Theekshana will miss out on the final against India due to a hamstring injury. Offspinner Sahan Arachchige replaces him.

Probable XI

Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis(w), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka(c), Dunith Wellalage, Pramod Madhushan/Dushan Hemantha, Kasun Rajitha, Matheesha Pathirana.


India and Sri Lanka played a 3-match ODI series in January in India, with India taking the series by 3-0.

The two sides played 166 matches in ODI history.

  • India wins: 97
  • Sri Lanka wins: 57
  • No Result: 11
  • Tied: 1

How to Watch India vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup Final?

Today’s India vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup Final will be available live on Star Sports in India, with live streaming free on the Disney+ Hotstar app.

In Bangladesh, fans can watch the match on T Sports and GTV, and the live stream of the match will be available on Toffee, and Rabbithole.

Here are the official broadcasters of this year’s Asia Cup cricket tournament in different countries.

Location  TV and Live Stream 
India Star Sports, Disney+ Hotstar
Pakistan PTV Sports, Ten Sports 
Bangladesh Gazi TV (GTV), Toffee, Rabitholebd
UK and Ireland TNT Sports, Discovery+
USA Willow TV
Australia  Foxtel, Kayo Sports 
New Zealand  Sky Sports NZ, Sky Go app
South Africa  SuperSport, DStv app
MENA CricLife Max, STARZ Play
Afghanistan  Ariana TV


How to Watch India vs Sri Lanka Final Live Stream for Free?

You can easily watch the Asia Cup 2023 Final between India and Sri Lanka live stream for free on the Disney+ Hotstar app.

Just download the app from your app store and enjoy every ball life for free in India. 

However, if you are from anywhere else in the world, a VPN will help you to connect to an Indian server, and let you watch the live stream for free.

Follow the steps below to watch the India vs Sri Lanka live stream for free.

  1. Download and Install a reliable VPN
  2. Open the VPN app and connect to a server in India. For example, connect to New Delhi
  3. Now download and install the Disney+ Hotstar app from your app store
  4. Open the Disney+ Hotstar app. There you can easily select and start streaming the match live for free

Sri Lanka face India in the Asia Cup Final

It has all come down to the Asia Cup final as the defending Asian champions Sri Lanka will look to clinch another continental title.

Despite missing some first-string bowlers, the Lankas have a good tournament with the ball. In the Super 4s fixture against India, they bowled them out for 213 runs. Eventually, they lost the match by 41 runs.

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in their last outing in a last-ball finish to book a berth in today’s summit clash of the tournament. They will take a lot of positivity which will boost their confidence with the ICC Cricket World Cup next month.

It has been a successful tournament for team India, highlighted by their commanding victory against Pakistan by 228 runs. Only days before the World Cup, Rohit Sharma and co. are happy with the team effort with Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, and KL Rahul getting Tons. Jasprit Bumrah has returned to ODI cricket and is in an impressive touch.

India will look to tick a box by winning the Asia Cup today which will boost their confidence as well with the World Cup next month.

Read Also: How to Watch ICC 2023 Cricket World Cup Live Stream Online

Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.


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