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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan: Dasun Shanaka Reveals How CSK Impressed Sri Lanka’s Asia Cup Ultimate Win vs Pakistan

Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan to win Asia Cup on Sunday© AFP

The Asia Cup 2022 within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) noticed a heavy pattern within the favour of groups chasing, making the toss within the closing an important one to win. The percentages have been already in favour of Pakistan when Babar Azam referred to as it proper and opted to area. Issues received worse for Sri Lanka once they have been all the way down to 58/5 within the ninth over. However from then on, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Wanindu Hasaranga, Pramod Madushan and an impressed show of fielding noticed them register a relatively comfy win over Pakistan to elevate their sixth Asia Cup title.

Sri Lanka bowled Pakistan out for 147 to win the match by 23 runs.

Of the 11 matches performed within the event earlier than the ultimate, the staff batting first had gained solely thrice.

Two of these have been when India and Pakistan beat Hong Kong and the opposite was when Virat Kohli‘s century powered India to an enormous win over a drained Afghanistan facet that was taking part in on back-to-back days.

Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka had acknowledged on the toss that his facet was up in opposition to it having been put in to bat, however had stated even then that they may nonetheless win.

After the match, he stated that the staff had in thoughts the ultimate of IPL 2021,  when Chennai Tremendous Kings batted first and gained.

“In IPL 2021, Chennai gained the match batting first and that’s what was in my thoughts. These children know the circumstances very well. Wanindu made a big impact after shedding 5 wickets. Chamika and DDS batted very well too. The final ball six was the turning level. 170 was mentally the distinction, as 160 at all times feels chasable. As a teen, we knew Madushanka would ship, and as a captain we needed to again him,” stated Shanaka on the post-match presentation ceremony.


IPL 2021 was additionally performed within the UAE and the groups batting second did win extra even in that version of India’s premier T20 event.

However CSK had batted first and ended up beating Kolkata Knight Riders within the summit conflict.

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