On October 2, 2017 — 2017 – Sri Lanka makes their debut in an Asian Championship. In day one action of the 2017 Asian Championship, they fall 18-0 to defending champion South Korea as Sung-han Kim shuts them out, allowing only two hits (to Akalanka Ranasinghe and Krishna Hapurachchi) to beat Ruwan Kumara Sampath. They will fare better in some of their remaining games, beating Hong Kong and battling the Philippines before falling late.


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