Asia Cup 2022: Sri Lanka became champion of Asia after defeating Pakistan, and Madushan-Hasranga became a hero
After Bhanuka Rajapaksa's brilliant half-century, Sri Lanka won the Asia Cup 2022 final by defeating Pakistan by 23 runs, thanks to excellent bowling from Wanidu Hasaranga and Pramod Madushan. The Sri Lankan team has become the Asia Cup champion for the sixth time.
Hasranga took three wickets for 27 runs in 4 overs, it is worth mentioning that he took these three wickets in the 17th over only. At the same time, Madushan achieved four successes giving 34 runs in four overs. Due to this Pakistan team was all out for 147 runs in 20 overs.
Earlier, despite the brilliant bowling of Pakistan, thanks to Bhanuka Rajapaksa's half-century innings, Sri Lanka scored 170/6 while batting first in the Asia Cup 2022 final match.
Rajapaksa's unbeaten knock of 71 runs off 45 balls with the help of six fours and three sixes helped Sri Lanka set a solid target of 171 runs in front of Pakistan.