Dubai: Sri Lanka scored 170 runs in 20 overs in the final match of the current Asia Cup series. Pakistan team is now chasing the target.
Sri Lanka and Pakistan are playing in the final of the Asia Cup at the Dubai Cricket Stadium. Both the teams secured the top two spots in the Super 4 round and advanced to the finals. Pakistan won the toss and chose to bowl. Accordingly, the Sri Lankan team batted first.
The team lost 5 wickets at the end of 9 overs and stumbled. At that time the team had scored 62 runs. After that Banuka Rajapaksa and Hazaranga put on a partnership of 58 runs. Then Rajapaksa and Karunaratne added 54 runs off the last 31 balls. With that, the team scored 170 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. Rajapakse scored 71 runs off 45 balls.
Pakistan bowlers bowled brilliantly. Harris Roff took 3 wickets. The Pakistan team is chasing the target of victory if they score 171 runs. The team is stumbling after losing 2 wickets at the end of the power play overs.