Cricket: Sri Lanka beat Pakistan to enter Women’s Asia Cup 2022 final

Cricket: Sri Lanka beat Pakistan to enter women's Asia Cup 2022 final

Sri Lanka’s players celebrate their victory at the end of the women’s Asia Cup 2022 semi-final cricket match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Sylhet International Stadium in Sylhet on October 13, 2022. (Photo by AFP)

Sri Lanka National Women’s Cricket Team beat Pakistan by 1 run today (October 13) at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium to qualify for the Women’s T20 Asia Cup final for the first time.

Accordingly, Sri Lanka has booked a spot in the final alongside India.

The final will be played at the same venue on Saturday (October 15).

Left-arm spinner Inoka Ranaweera starred with the ball, bagging 2/17 in four overs to help Sri Lanka crawl back into the contest to defend 122/6.

Earlier, left-arm spinner Nashra Sandhu’s 3/17 from four overs helped Pakistan restrict Sri Lanka to 122/6 after Chamari Athapaththu opted to bat.