Sri Lanka was a better team during the Asia Cup 2022 finale against Pakistan at the Dubai International Stadium. They bowled the Men in Green for 147, winning the game by 23 runs.
Pramod Madushan (4 wickets), Wanindu Hasaranga (3 wickets), and Chamika Karunaratne (2 wickets) were Sri Lanka’s heroes in the bowling department.
For Pakistan, Mohammad Rizwan (55) and Iftikhar Ahmed (32) were the only contributors.
Earlier, Pakistan won the toss and invited the rivals to bat first. Lankans were under the pump in the first 10 overs with five down on a score of less than 70.
However, Bhanuka Rajapaksa showed his class, and his 71 off 45 balls took the team to 170/6 in 20 overs.