Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2022 Final, Highlights: Sri Lanka Defy Odds Against Pakistan To Win 6th Title

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PAK vs SL, Asia Cup 2022 Final, Highlights: Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Wanindu Hasaranga and Pramod Madushan starred as Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 23 runs to win their sixth Asia Cup title.

PAK vs SL, Asia Cup Final: Pramod Madushan took four wickets.© AFP
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2022 Final, Highlights: After Bhanuka Rajapaksa rescued Sri Lanka to a fighting total of 170/6, a four-wicket haul by Pramod Madushan and a three-wicket over by Wanindu Hasaranga helped Sri Lanka bundle out Pakistan for 147, as they won the final by 23 runs to lift their sixth Asia Cup title on Sunday at Dubai International Stadium. Put to bat first, Sri Lanka faced initial setbacks but a top knock of 71 runs off 45 balls by Rajapaksa helped them post a target of 171. Apart from him, Hasaranga also played a quick knock of 36 runs off 21 balls. For Pakistan, Haris Rauf took three wickets while Shadab Khan, Naseem Shah, and Iftikhar Ahmed took one-wicket each. Chasing 171, Pakistan faced a regular fall of wickets as only Mohammad Rizwan could score big with 55 runs. Chamika Karunaratne and Maheesh Theekshana scalped two and one wicket, respectively. (Scorecard)

Asia Cup Final Highlights Between Pakistan and Sri Lanka straight from Dubai International Stadium. 

Pakistan’s Playing XI: Mohammad Rizwan(w), Babar Azam(c), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Hasnain

Final, Asia Cup, 2022, Sep 11, 2022
Match Ended
PAK
147/10 (20.0)
SL
170/6 (20.0)
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 23 runs

Sri Lanka’s Playing XI: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis(w), Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka(c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Pramod Madushan, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka

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