Isam: Pakistan red-hot favourites

Pakistan have momentum and Sri Lanka have stability. ESPNcricinfo's correspondents Mohammad Isam and Karthik Krishnaswamy discuss the teams' prospects ahead of the Asia Cup final

Reporters: Mohammad Isam, Karthik Krishnaswamy

March 7, 2014

Posted by   on (March 8, 2014, 17:21 GMT)

But SL won! It was always a 50:50 game with 2 good sides like Agarkar Said.

Posted by wapuser on (March 8, 2014, 6:31 GMT)

Yes undoubtedly Pakistan is hot favourite today because today trusted players are going to deliver and unpredictability of Afridi is always there.

Posted by wapuser on (March 7, 2014, 22:49 GMT)

Pakistan may be slight favourites if they bring in their A game, but there are absolutely no grounds to claim they are "red hot favouriites".

Posted by Helscream on (March 7, 2014, 20:42 GMT)

As a fan of both Pakistan and SL i hope we witness a classical finals and may the best team wins.

Posted by   on (March 7, 2014, 20:05 GMT)

It's very hard for pak. but if pak will not do any mistakes they can win it. ..

Cheers for both teams.

Posted by   on (March 7, 2014, 19:28 GMT)

good to know pakistan are favourites .SL can play with less pressure

Posted by wapuser on (March 7, 2014, 16:45 GMT)

Pakistan definitely the favourites and if afridi continues to fire the way he is than srilanka has no chance and he loves playing against srilanka.

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