Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Final at Dubai, Asia Cup, Sep 11 2022 - Full Scorecard

Final (N), Dubai (DICS), September 11, 2022, Men's T20 Asia Cup
(20 ov, T:171) 147

Sri Lanka won by 23 runs

Player Of The Match
71* (45)
Player Of The Series
66 runs • 9 wkts
Sri Lanka Innings
Pakistan Innings
Match Flow
Sri Lanka  (20 ovs maximum)
c Babar Azam b Haris Rauf811191072.72
b Naseem Shah015000.00
c & b Iftikhar Ahmed28214240133.33
b Haris Rauf14130025.00
not out 71457663157.77
b Shadab Khan2360066.66
c †Mohammad Rizwan b Haris Rauf36212951171.42
not out 14142801100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 7, w 2)10
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 8.50)170/6
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Kusal Mendis, 0.3 ov), 2-23 (Pathum Nissanka, 3.2 ov), 3-36 (Danushka Gunathilaka, 5.1 ov), 4-53 (Dhananjaya de Silva, 7.4 ov), 5-58 (Dasun Shanaka, 8.5 ov), 6-116 (Wanindu Hasaranga, 14.5 ov)
0.3 to BKG Mendis, what an absolute belter of a delivery that is. My goodness, that is filthy. Tailing in at 142 kph, seaming in, clips the pads and uproots off stump. Enthralling start from Pakistan, and Mendis is gone for a golden duck. 2/1
3.2 to P Nissanka, tried to swpie it back down the ground, but it ends up flying up towards mid-off, where Babar Azam takes a good catch running backwards. Miscued the shot, getting it out of the outer half of the bat, which meant it never got the distance on it he intended. 23/2
5.1 to MD Gunathilaka, but as soon as we say that, Haris Rauf knocks back middle and off stump to send Gunathilaka packing. 151 kph, that ball, and Haris reels away in celebration. Pakistan have struck another vital blow to Sri Lanka within the Powerplay. 36/3
14.5 to PW Hasaranga, Rauf has the last laugh! Overpitched ball just outside off. Hasaranga backs away to play a square drive, but the ball moves away slightly, takes the outside edge of the bat, and Rizwan gobbles it up! A sigh of relief for Pakistan with Hasaranga showing off his wares. 116/6
8.5 to MD Shanaka, ahhh that's another really poor shot. Tried to sweep it across the line, and the ball was much too full to be pulled. Ends up missing it by a long, long way and it cleans him up. 58/5
7.4 to DM de Silva, another wicket! This was a rare ugly shot from de Silva, who opened up his body and tried to slap it over the bowler's head. But he never found the elevation, and Iftikhar takes a splendid reflex catch to send de Silva packing. 53/4
Pakistan  (T: 171 runs from 20 ovs)
c Gunathilaka b Hasaranga55499241112.24
c Madushanka b Pramod Madushan56220083.33
b Pramod Madushan012000.00
c sub (KNA Bandara) b Pramod Madushan32314921103.22
c Pramod Madushan b Karunaratne69120066.66
c Theekshana b Hasaranga24120050.00
b Hasaranga012000.00
c Gunathilaka b Theekshana86810133.33
b Karunaratne1391911144.44
c Karunaratne b Pramod Madushan42510200.00
not out 84901200.00
Extras(nb 2, w 12)14
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.35)147
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Babar Azam, 3.2 ov), 2-22 (Fakhar Zaman, 3.3 ov), 3-93 (Iftikhar Ahmed, 13.2 ov), 4-102 (Mohammad Nawaz, 15.2 ov), 5-110 (Mohammad Rizwan, 16.1 ov), 6-111 (Asif Ali, 16.3 ov), 7-112 (Khushdil Shah, 16.5 ov), 8-120 (Shadab Khan, 17.6 ov), 9-125 (Naseem Shah, 18.2 ov), 10-147 (Haris Rauf, 19.6 ov)
17.6 to Shadab Khan, Theekshana finishes his spell with a wicket and this is Shadab. Full and wide, Shadab tries to club a six over extra cover but he's sliced it. Gunathilaka runs in, grabs the catch, and slides to reduce his momentum. 120/8
3.2 to Babar Azam, poor ball, but poorer shot, and a fantastic catch at short fine! Babar Azam's wretched Asia Cup comes to an end with a shot that encapsulates his tournament. It was tailing down leg, and Babar looked to help it towards the fine leg boundary, but directed it straight at fine leg, who jumped to hang on to a good catch. 22/1
3.3 to Fakhar Zaman, two in two, and Fakhar's on his way! He's dragged on to his stumps, and there's bedlam in the Sri Lankan supporters' contingent. Madushanka has two in two, while the look on Fakhar's face reflects Pakistan's feelings. Sri Lanka on top, and how!. 22/2
13.2 to Iftikhar Ahmed, mowed into the night sky! However, it doesn't have the legs for six. A 127kph delivery, full on off. Iftikhar clears the front leg and tries to hammer it for half a dozen, but he's sliced the shot. Fielder at deep backward square leg got under it, then waited nervously for the ball to come down, and then took a catch before taking a tumble onto the ground. Third scalp for Pramod Madushan Liyanagamage. 93/3
18.2 to Naseem Shah, slower ball just outside off. Naseem looks for a big shot over long off, but can't get his bat under the ball well enough. Toe-ended shot, and flat to long off for some catching practice. Fourth wicket for Madushan!. 125/9
16.1 to Mohammad Rizwan, key player gets key player! Rizwan had no choice at this point except to go for a big shot when he could've. Hasaranga tossed this up outside off and Rizwan attempted the slog sweep, but he couldn't hit it well enough to clear the fielder at deep midwicket.. 110/5
16.3 to Asif Ali, King Hasaranga! Takes out Pakistan's finisher with googly that crashes into middle stump. Second game in a row where Hasaranga has dismissed Asif for a duck. Full ball tossed up on off. In Asif's area for him to try the slog sweep, but the bat is nowhere near the ball. Hasaranga took his chance by tossing this one up against a new batter, and has earned his reward for his bravery.. 111/6
16.5 to Khushdil Shah, Hasaranga has the midas touch! Full ball on middle stump. Googly going away from Khushdil and he tries to slog against the spin. Sliced high up, short third man gets under it, and that's a third scalp in the over for #WOWindu. 112/7
15.2 to Mohammad Nawaz, short ball, on leg stump. Nawaz tries to pull but the ball gets somewhat big on him. Nonetheless, he's got some connection, but clearly not good enough! Gobbled up by deep backward square well inside the boundary line.. 102/4
19.6 to Haris Rauf, Sri Lanka win their sixth Asia Cup trophy! Just one behind India's tally of seven. And that too with a wicket to seal it. Yorker on middle. Rauf misses, CK hits, the Sri Lanka squad runs into the ground and the players are celebrating already!. 147/10
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  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 42 runs, 3 wickets)
  • Over 5.5: Review by Pakistan (Bowling), Umpire - Masudur Rahman, Batter - PBB Rajapaksa (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 7.2 overs (44 balls), Extras 3
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 13.1 overs (79 balls), Extras 3
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 33 balls (PBB Rajapaksa 21, PWH de Silva 28, Ex 1)
  • PBB Rajapaksa: 50 off 35 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 18.6 overs (114 balls), Extras 10
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 30 balls (PBB Rajapaksa 30, C Karunaratne 14, Ex 6)
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 170/6 in 20.0 overs (PBB Rajapaksa 71, C Karunaratne 14)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 31 balls (PBB Rajapaksa 34, C Karunaratne 14, Ex 6)
  • Pakistan innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 37 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Pakistan: 50 runs in 7.3 overs (46 balls), Extras 10
  • Over 9.3: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - AK Chaudhary, Batter - Mohammad Rizwan (Struck down)
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 68/2 in 10.0 overs (Mohammad Rizwan 36, Iftikhar Ahmed 17)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 44 balls (Mohammad Rizwan 31, Iftikhar Ahmed 19, Ex 0)
  • Pakistan: 100 runs in 14.2 overs (87 balls), Extras 11
  • Mohammad Rizwan: 50 off 47 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
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TossPakistan, elected to field first
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Player Of The Series
Series resultSri Lanka won the 2022 Men's T20 Asia Cup
Match numberT20I no. 1769
Match days11 September 2022 - night (20-over match)
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