pak vs sl highlight: Pakistan’s Asia Cup Journey Comes to an End

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pak vs sl highlight: Pakistan Team Eliminated from Asia Cup 2023 in Thrilling Last-Ball Clash in Colombo.

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Sri Lanka will advance to the Asia Cup final after defeating Pakistan in a knockout match, setting up a final showdown against India.

The Pakistan team posted a total of 253 runs in 42 overs (DLS method). Sri Lanka successfully chased down the target on the last ball of the game, securing victory by 2 wickets.

Pakistan made significant changes in today’s match. Just before the game, Imam-ul-Haq was replaced by Abdullah Shafiuqe.

See the major Changes done by Pakistan Team before Clash aginst Sri Lanka

Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf substituted by Zaman Khan and Wasim Jr. due to injuries.

Muhammad Haris earned an opportunity to play in this significant semifinal game.

Pak vs Sl Highlight :

Sri Lanka’s batting department was outstanding today. Their openers provided them with a strong start.

Kusal Mendis (wk) was the standout performer of the day for Sri Lanka, amassing 91 runs, which included 9 boundaries.

Sadeera Samarawickrama built a 100-run partnership with Kusal Mendis, and at that juncture, the game was completely in Sri Lanka’s favor.

However, Pakistan’s bowlers staged a remarkable comeback, taking the game down to the last ball.

Iftikhar Ahmed was outstanding today, taking 3 crucial wickets for the team, providing Pakistan with an opportunity to stage a comeback.

Shaheen contributed with 2 wickets in a single over during the final stage of the game. Shadab Khan also contributed with 1 wicket.

Zaman Khan’s brilliant performance in the last over limited the opposition to 2 runs needed on the final ball.

Unfortunately, luck was not on Pakistan’s side as Charith Asalanka, with an unbeaten 49 runs, emerged as the match-winner for Sri Lanka.

Pakistan’s batting struggled today, but Muhammad Rizwan (wk) played an exceptional innings, scoring an unbeaten 86 runs with 8 boundaries.

Abdullah Shafiuqe, the substitute player who replaced Imam, made a significant contribution by scoring 52 runs.

Iftikhar built a partnership with Rizwan and played a crucial 47-run innings, which included 2 big sixes. Additionally, in bowling, he took 3 wickets.

pak vs sl highlight: Pakistan's Asia Cup Journey Comes to an End

Pakistan’s skipper could only manage to score 29 runs before getting stumped by Dunith Wellalage.

Matheesha Pathirana proved to be a challenge for the Pakistani batsmen, as he claimed 3 wickets.

Pramod Madushan took 2 wickets, including the dismissal of the out-of-form Fakhar Zaman.

This marked Sri Lanka’s first ODI victory against Pakistan since 2015. Sri Lanka will advance to the Asia Cup 2023 final against India. Additionally, they are set to face Pakistan again in the World Cup on October 10th.

 

pak vs sl highlight: Pakistan's Asia Cup Journey Comes to an End

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