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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Asian Cup 2022 final, live updates: Pakistan pacer Naseem Shah provided his side with an early break in the win over Kusal Mendis, leaving Sri Lanka struggling at 2/1 after 1.0 overs. Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the match and chose to face Sri Lanka in the 2022 Asian Cup final at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. For Pakistan, Shadab Khan and Naseem Shah have been rebranded as Playing XI, while Sri Lanka lead with the same team. In the group stage, the two teams won three games and one win. In the Super 4 stage, they defeated India and Afghanistan respectively and reached the final. As recently as Friday, Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by five wickets in their last Super 4 match. Since the advent of the Asian Cup in 1984, Sri Lanka has won the title five times, while Pakistan has won it twice. It will be interesting to see which side will prevail over the other for the ultimate title. (real-time scorecard)
Asian Cup final live score update between Pakistan and Sri Lanka directly from Dubai International Stadium.
Pakistan starting lineup: Mohammad Rizwan(w), Babar Azam(c), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Hasnain
Sri Lanka starting lineup: 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
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan: Out
Naseem Shah provided an early break for Pakistan as he beat Kusal Mendis. Sri Lanka 2/1 after 0.3 points.
Sri Lanka v Pakistan: The match begins
Sri Lanka’s openers Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Mendis headed towards the crease in Naseem Shah’s bowling attack.
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan: Moments of Action
Both teams will now play the national anthems before the final.
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan: Here’s what Shanaka said during the toss
Can also play bowling. But happy to bat because this is the final. The corkscrew has stood up. Madushanka and Mahesh are excellent. Good omen for the World Cup. This match has a good record. same team.
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan: Here’s what Babar said during the toss
Let’s play bowling first. Looking forward to the game. Confidence levels are high. We played well in this game. Every game we have a new POTM. Shadab, Nassim is back. Usman and Hassan went out.
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan: Pakistan wins, chooses to play
Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the match and chose to face Sri Lanka in the 2022 Asian Cup final.
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan: Close to toss
Both captains will be tossing around for a while now.
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan: Sri Lanka aiming for sixth title
Sri Lanka has won the Asian Cup five times so far, while Pakistan has won it twice.
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan: Presentation Report
“This pitch has never been used before. It looks really good pitch. Used for batting and bowling. With the new ball, it might swing a top or two. But this pitch is the best this Asian Cup. One of the courses. These courses are some of the best in the world,” said Sanjay Manjrekar.
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan: Redemption time for Pakistan?
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by five wickets in their final Asian Cup Super 4 match on Friday. Pakistan will seek redemption in today’s conflict.
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan: All eyes are on Babar
With Pakistan captain Babar Azam failing to perform well in the Asian Cup, all eyes will be on him so far.
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan: Hello and welcome
Hello and welcome to our 2022 Asian Cup final between Sri Lanka and Pakistan live streamed directly from Dubai International Stadium.
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