In a thrilling Super Four match on September 14, Sri Lanka clinched victory over Pakistan by just two wickets, securing their place in the Asia Cup 2023 final. They will now go head-to-head against India in the final showdown, set to take place on Sunday, September 17, at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
For Pakistan, this tournament presented challenges with concerns regarding player fitness and form. Although they started the Super Four stage with a convincing seven-wicket triumph over Bangladesh at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, their fortunes took a downturn. Subsequent losses to India and Sri Lanka meant Pakistan couldn’t secure a spot in the final.
The upcoming final promises to be an exciting clash between Sri Lanka and India, with both teams vying for the coveted Asia Cup title. Cricket enthusiasts can look forward to an intense battle on the cricket field as these two talented teams compete for glory.