Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Pakistan are facing Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup final match on Sunday, September 11. Moreover, the game is taking place at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Sri Lanka are coming into this fixture after winning against Pakistan on Friday in the Super 4 game. Dasun Shanaka won the toss and he decided to bowl first at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
The men in green couldn’t have a good start as they struggled to find runs. Pakistan were all out for 121 runs and Sri Lanka chased down the score in the 18th over. They won the match by five wickets.
Wanindu Hasaranga went on to win the man of the match award against Pakistan on Friday. He picked up three wickets by giving away 21 runs in four overs.
Haris Rauf picked up three wickets against Sri Lanka in the Super 4 match. He did so by giving away 19 runs in 3 overs with an economy rate of 6.33.
Pathum Nissanka scored an unbeaten half century against Pakistan on Friday. He went on to put up 55 runs from 48 balls with a strike rate of 114.58.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Haris Rauf’s tough delivery leaves Danushka Gunathilaka unguarded
The men in green struck gold by winning the toss against Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup final. As a result of that, they have got a significant start against Sri Lanka.
Pakistan fast bowler Haris Rauf handed his team a brilliant start as he dismissed Danushka Gunathilaka. Haris Rauf bowled a fierce delivery to clean up the stumps.
Playing XI: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka
Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Hasnain.
Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Pramod Madushan, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka.