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Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 23 runs in the final of the Asia Cup 2022 (Asia Cup) played at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. Chasing a target of 171 runs, the Pakistani team was bowled out for 147 runs in 20 overs. Star wicketkeeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan scored 55 and Iftikhar Ahmed scored 32 runs. For Sri Lanka, Pramod Madhushan dismissed four players and Vanindu Hasranga dismissed three players.

Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and decided to bowl first, which was good initially, but Sri Lanka won the match thanks to Bhanuka Rajapaksa’s unbeaten 71 and Hasranga’s 36 runs. The blue jersey team scored 170 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs.