SL vs PAK T20 Asia Cup Highlight: Sri Lanka Beat Pakistan By 5 Wickets Before Final
Captain Babar Azam will look to test his bench strength in the Super Four match against Sri Lanka before the final of Asia Cup 2022. Pakistan are in great form as the moment as they won the last two matches respectively.

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Pathum Nissanka scored 55 not out after Hasaranga’s three wickets and sublime efforts on the field as Sri Linka beat Pakistan by five wickets in the final Super Four match of the ongoing Asia Cup 2022. They chased down the target of 122 runs in just 17 overs.

Earlier, Sri Lanka lost four early wickets after restricting Pakistan for just 121 runs in 19.1 Overs in the match. Kusal Mendis and Danushka Gunathilaka got out for a duck, while Dhananjaya de Silva only managed to score 9 runs. The Dasun Shanaka-led side got regular wickets as their opposition crumbled under pressure.

Even Captain Babar Azam couldn’t manage to stay long against the Sri Lankan bowling attack. He managed to score only 30 runs as Hasaranga took three wickets in the match and contributed with his fielding as well. Mohammad Nawaz proved to be the second-best batter for Pakistan as he scored 26 runs for his team in the match.

Pakistan lost Mohammad Rizwan (14) and Fakhar Zaman (13) after Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bowl first in the match. Before the big final in the Asia Cup 2022, Sri Lanka and Pakistan are ready to face each other in a Super Four match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday.

Captain Babar Azam will look to test his bench strength in the match against Sri Lanka. Pakistan are in great form at the moment as they won the last two matches against arch-rivals Pakistan and Afghanistan, respectively. Mohammad Rizwan has been in great form and he will look to get support from other batters like Fakhar Zaman and Asif Ali. Naseem Shah has been fantastic with the ball and will look to continue his great performance alongside Haris Rauf and Mohammad Hasnain.

On the other side, Sri Lanka did a huge upset in their last Super Four match as they defeated India in a close match. Dasun Shanaka is leading the side well and getting really good support from his batters Kusal Mendis, Pathum Nissanka and Danushka Gunathilaka. Dilshan Madushanka and Chamika Karunaratne would look to do wonders with the ball.

Sri Lanka Vs Pakistan Squads:

Sri Lanka: Dasun Shanaka (c), Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Ashen Bandara, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrama, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Nuwanidu Fernando, Nuwan Thusara, Dinesh Chandimal.

Pakistan: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir, Mohammad Hasnain, Hasan Ali.

Live Updates

  • 10:59 PM IST

  • 10:49 PM IST

  • 10:49 PM IST

    LIVE SL vs PAK: Match ends!!!! Sri Lanka will get a huge boost with this win against Pakistan before the final of the Asia Cup 2022. They have momentum with them now and should win the tournament. Pathum Nissanka scored 55 runs while cashing the target but it was Sri Lankan bowlers who set up the win for their team.

  • 10:46 PM IST

    LIVE SL vs PAK: Four and Sri Lanka win the match by five wickets. Shanaka got out for 21 runs but it was too late for Pakistan as Sri Lanka chase the target in 17 Overs. (SL-124/5, 17 Overs)

  • 10:40 PM IST

  • 10:39 PM IST
    LIVE SL vs PAK: Sri Lanka just need 15 runs in 24 balls now. Pathum Nissanka and Dasun Shanaka are looking really comfortable aginst the Pakistani bowling attack.
  • 10:35 PM IST

    LIVE SL vs PAK: Shanaka hits two back-to-back boundaries as Sri Lanka take 11 runs from the 15th over. They should win the match easily now. Pakistan are almost out of the game as Sri Lanka still have six wickets left in their hand. (SL-103/4, 15 Overs)

  • 10:28 PM IST

    LIVE SL vs PAK: Fifty for opener Pathum Nissanka. He took 41 balls to complete his 50 in a low-scoring match. He has been in fine form in the ongoing Asia Cup. (SL- 92/4, 14 Overs)

  • 10:22 PM IST

    LIVE SL vs PAK: Usman Qadir put the ball just outside off and Rajapaksa tried to play the slog sweep but he couldn’t manage to clear the fielder. A rash shot for the batter after spending so much time on the pitch.

  • 10:19 PM IST

    LIVE SL vs PAK: OUT!!!! Big breakthrough for Pakistan. Bhanuka Rajapaksa goes back into the hut for 24 runs. (SL- 83/4, 12 Overs)

  • 10:14 PM IST
    LIVE SL vs PAK: Five runs from the 11th over and Sri Lanka are now looking to win the match quickly. Both Nissanka and Rajapaksa are looking really comfortable on the crease. (SL-73/3, 11 Overs)
  • 10:04 PM IST

    LIVE SL vs PAK: Pathum Nissanka and Bhanuka Rajapaksa are building a partnership now and Pakistan have to break it quickly as they don’t have many runs to defend in this match. (SL-57/3, 9 Overs)

  • 9:52 PM IST

  • 9:47 PM IST
    LIVE SL vs PAK: OUT!!!! Dhananjaya is gone. Haris Rauf gets him for just 9 runs. (SL- 29/3, 5 Overs)
  • 9:36 PM IST

  • 9:33 PM IST

    LIVE SL vs PAK: Haris Rauf bowled a bad delivery and still got the wicket. It was Short and wide but Mohammad Rizwan dived to his left and took a blinder. Perfect start for Pakistan.

  • 9:27 PM IST
    LIVE SL vs PAK: OUT!!! Another wicket for Pakistan. Sri Lanka are in trouble here as Haris Rauf gets Danushka Gunathilaka for a duck. (SL-2/2, 1.2 Overs)
  • 9:23 PM IST
    LIVE SL vs PAK: What a start for Pakistan!!! Kusal Mendis got out for a golden duck. Mohammad Hasnain got his first wicket of the match. (SL- 1/1, 0.2 Overs)
  • 9:20 PM IST

    LIVE SL vs PAK: Sri Lankan openers are out in the middle. It will be a huge task for Pakistan to win this match now.

  • 9:15 PM IST

  • 9:12 PM IST

    LIVE SL vs PAK: ALL OUT!!! Back-to-back wickets for Sri Lanka and Pakistan are all out for just 121 runs in 19.1 Overs. Babar Azam (30) scored the most runs for his team. (PAK-121/10, 19.1 Overs)

  • 9:01 PM IST

  • 8:55 PM IST

    LIVE SL vs PAK: Hasan Ali shuffled across to try a big sweep shot but the ball went straight into the hands of Hasaranga who is running the show at the moment.

  • 8:51 PM IST

    LIVE SL vs PAK: OUT!!! Seventh wicket for Sri Lanka as Hasan Ali departs for a duck. (PAK-95/7, 16 Overs)

  • 8:47 PM IST
    LIVE SL vs PAK: OUT!!! Another wicket. Hasaranga is running riot against Pakistan in the match. Now, he got Asif Ali for a golden duck. (PAK-91/6, 15 Overs)
  • 8:46 PM IST

    LIVE SL vs PAK: OUT!!! Iftikhar Ahmed is gone. Hasaranga gets him for just 13 runs. (PAK-91/5, 14.5 Overs)

  • 8:41 PM IST

    LIVE SL vs PAK: OUT!!! Khushdil Shah goes back into the hut for just 4 runs. Sri Lankan bowlers are running the show in the match. They are not giving runs to Pakistan’s batters and getting regular wickets as well. (PAK-84/4, 14 Overs)

  • 8:36 PM IST

  • 8:31 PM IST
    LIVE SL vs PAK: OUT!!! Big blow for Pakistan. Babar Azam is out for 30 runs. He was batting well but a legbreak by Hasaranga was enough to send him back to the pavilion. (PAK-74/3, 11 Overs)
  • 8:25 PM IST
    LIVE SL vs PAK: Fakhar Zaman played an upper-cut by couldn’t clear the field and in the end, it was an easy catch for Hasaranga in the deep.