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Asia Cup 2022: Nissanka, Hasaranga set up Lanka win over Pakistan

Opener ratings unbeaten half-century, while the leg rewriter takes 3 gates

Sri Lanka will certainly enter into Sunday’s DP Globe Asia Mug last versus Pakistan with the emotional advantage after an outstanding five-wicket success in the insignificant Super 4 clash at the Dubai International Cricket Arena on Friday.

Dasun Shanaka’s group beat Pakistan in what was a lop-sided gown wedding rehearsal for the grand ending on the very same ground.

Having actually bowled Pakistan out for a puny 121, Sri Lanka got to residence in 17 overs to tape their 4th straight win in the event.

With his 2nd straight half-century in the event, opener Pathum Nissanka (55 not out off 48 spheres) directed the Lankans residence regardless of a spirted difficulty from the Pakistan bowlers.

Previously, Wanindu Hasaranga (4-0-21-3) took care of to cast a spell on the Pakistan batsmen with a remarkable screen of turn as well as control.

The leg-spinner damaged the rear of Pakistan’s middle-order by rejecting Pakistan captain Babar Azam (30 ), Iftikhar Ahmed (13) as well as Khushdil Shah (4 ).

Babar, that fell short with the bat in the previous 4 suits, top-scored with 30, yet the Pakistan captain was guilty of not transforming his beginning.

The opener was bowled by Hasaranga after being defeated in trip while going with a huge shot.

Hasaranga was well sustained by off-spinner Maheesh Theeshana (4-0-21-2) after Sri Lanka captain Shanaka won the throw as well as chosen to bowl.

In the lack of Naseem Shah, that was relaxed for the suit, Mohammad Hasnain as well as Haris Rauf made a spectacular beginning with the brand-new sphere.

Hasnain obtained Kusal Mendis captured in the slides for a gold duck after the batsman played far from the body as well as Danushka Gunathilaka’s tried square cut landed in the hands of wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan off Haris.

When Haris obtained his 2nd arch of the suit in the kind of Dhananjaya de Silva with the Lankans in a little bit of problem at 29 for 3, Pakistan saw a chance to make some even more invasions right into the Sri Lanka batting line-up.

Yet Nissanka continued to be strong as well as reconstruct the Lankan innings with Bhanuka Rajapaksa (24) in their 51-run represent the 4th arch prior to guiding the group to an extremely excellent success.

Shadab Khan as well as Naseem Shah were relaxed for this insignificant video game as Usman Qadir as well as Hasan Ali obtained their very first suits of the event.

Sri Lanka likewise made 2 modifications with Dhananjaya de Silva changing Charith Asalanka, as well as Pramod Madhusan playing instead of Asitha Fernando.

Quick ratings:

Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 5 gates.

Pakistan 121 full blast in 19.1 overs (Babar Azam 30, Mohammad Nawaz 26; Hasaranga 3/21, Theeshana 2/21, Pramod Madushan 2/21)

Sri Lanka 124-5 in 17 overs ( Pathum Nissanka 55 not out, Bhanuka Rajapaksa 24, Dasun Shanaka 21; Haris Rauf 2/19, Mohammad Hasnain 2/21, Usman Qadir 1/33)

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