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Asia Cup 2022: Pakistan win toss, will bowl first in opposition to Sri Lanka in ultimate recreation

Pakistan’s captain Babar Azam (L) and Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka. — PCB/File

DUBAI: Pakistan on Sunday gained the toss in opposition to Sri Lanka with their eyes on successful the Asian event’s ultimate match on the Dubai Worldwide Stadium.

After an exciting battle amongst high Asian cricket groups, the winner of the Asia Cup 2022 will likely be determined in as we speak’s ultimate recreation with Pakistan and Sri Lanka dealing with one another within the area for the coveted trophy.

With two modifications within the workforce, Pakistan are strolling to the bottom with Shadab Khan and Naseem Shah. The 2 pacers rested over the past Tremendous 4 match in opposition to Sri Lanka during which Hassan Ali and Usman Qadir have been enjoying as their alternative.

That is the eleventh ultimate of the Asia Cup to be performed by Sri Lankans who’re anticipating one other victory for the sixth time. Pakistan have beforehand reached the occasion’s finals 5 instances and has lifted the trophy twice.

Earlier, the 2 groups have been seen locking horns with the Sri Lankan Lions successful by 5 wickets. Nevertheless, Pakistan’s coach has mentioned that the workforce is eyeing the coveted trophy as we speak.

Squads (tentative):

Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan (vc), Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain.

Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Pramod Madushan, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka.

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