Wanindu Hasaranga helped Sri Lanka down Pakistan in the Asia Cup final dress rehearsal. cricket news

Spinner Vanindu Hasranga led the Sri Lankan bowling charge to record an easy five-wicket win over Pakistan on Friday in the rehearsal for the Asian Cup final. Both teams have already booked their seats for Sunday’s title match in the Free Practice Tournament of the Twenty20 World Cup to be held in October-November. Hasaranga returned the numbers of 3-21 with his leg rotation to help beat Pakistan for 121 in 19.1 overs after choosing to play first in Dubai. Sri Lanka slipped 29-3 in their first pursuit pathum nissanka (55 not eliminated) and Bhanuka Rajapaksa (24) established a crucial 51-point partnership as the island nation chased their goal three overs to spare.

Mancino Rajapaksa fell after his 19-ball shot, but Nisanka persevered and Hasaranga scored the winning point when Sri Lanka recorded their fourth consecutive victory.

He was the Sri Lankan bowler who started his dominance as an aspiring fast thrower. Pramod Madushan Hit in his first over.

He sent back Mohammad Rizwan, who is number two Virat Kohli on the tournament scoreboard, at 14.

Chamika Karunaratne finishes Fakhar Zaman Stops at 13 and Hasranga beats Azam, then Pakistan slips again.

Babar, who struggled with scores of 10, 9, 14 and zero in the final rounds of the tournament, started with a nice straight shot for four but failed to score a deciding score.

Pakistan lost their wickets and Hasranga ended his spell with two consecutive wickets to level the Pakistani baton, who survived just 19.1 over despite an appearance in Mohammad Nawaz’s 26-run final.

spinner Mahesh Dikshana and Madhusan each took two wickets.

Pakistani leaders also collected three opening wickets to put Sri Lanka in the background before Nissenka and left arm Rajapaksa put the chase back on track.

Mohammad Hasnain gave the team a dream start when he got Kusal Mendis. On the second shot of the inning, he was returned for zero on the first shot.

early mate Haris Roufi He got one wicket each in his first two overs to return danushka sinovial for zero and Dhananjay De Silva for nine.

Nissenka then went with Rajapaksa and scored his seventh T20I time for Sri Lanka despite losing his partner after a solid position.

He was then joined by skipper Dasun Shanaka Joe on Friday when he turned 31 and scored 21 out of 16 before ejecting Hasnain.


India, who have lost two of their three Super Four games, were eliminated by favorite India before the tournament after losing to Pakistan in Afghanistan on Wednesday.

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