Pathum Nissanka guides Sri Lanka to 5 wicket win over Pakistan
Pathum Nissanka’s unbeaten knock of 55 runs helped Sri Lanka defeat Pakistan by 5 wickets in the last Super 4 Asia Cup match on Friday, at the Dubai International Stadium.
Apart from him, Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 24 runs while Dasun Shanaka scored 21 runs.
Wanindu Hasaranga smashed the winning four, as Sri Lanka claimed victory with three overs to spare.
After a regular fall of wickets, Pathum Nissanka stood like a wall and brought up his half-century.
Earlier, Sri Lanka put up a great showcase of bowling as they bundled out Pakistan at 121.
Wanindu Hasaranga scalped three wickets, while Pramod Madushan and Maheesh Theekshana scaped two wickets each.
For Pakistan, Babar Azam top-scored with 30 runs, followed by Mohammad Nawaz with 26 runs.
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CONGRATULATIONS Sri Lanka!
OK, well done team. But as usually do, when it really counts and matters, please don’t fail and do crazy things tomorrow.!
Yes, tomorrow we need all our cylinders to fire. In this match, Kushal Mendis got his trademark “0” and we need all of you to score in this match. Hope SL will win this crucial game and put the icing on the cake! More importantly, elsewhere SL girls also playing their Asia Cup Netball finals. Best of luck!
Dubai (DSC), September 11, 2022,
Asia Cup FINALS, Sri Lanka won by 23 runs
Sri Lanka Vs Pakistan
Sri Lanka 170/6
Pakistan (20 ov, ) 147