Sri Lanka wins 2022 cricket Asia Cup

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Sri Lanka won the 2022 cricket Asia Cup beating Pakistan in the final by 23 runs in Dubai.

Batting first Sri Lanka scored 170/6 in 20 overs and Pakistan managed just 147 runs.

Sent in to bat first, Sri Lanka faced initial setbacks but a top knock of 71 runs off 45 balls, 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 top-scored with 55 runs.

Chamika Karunaratne and Maheesh Theekshana scalped two and one wicket, respectively.

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