Pakistan is out of the Asia Cup 2023 after Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan in the semi-final that happened on 14 September 2023.
Pakistan and Sri Lanka had an amazing semi-final battle with each other where Pakistan bat first and gave 252 runs giving away 7 wickets in 42 overs. You might be considering how the 50 overs match turned to 42 overs, RAIN DELAY. Pakistan vs Sri Lanka match faced a rain delay in Colombo which reduced the overs to 42.
In the match, Muhammad Rizwan did great innings of 86 runs over 73 balls with Abdullah Shafique making a half-century in 69 balls. On the contrary, Sri Lankan batsman Kusal Mendis smashed the Pakistani team with an innings of 91 runs over 87 balls.
While both team’s Batsmen were amazing in their innings, the bowlers were not far away from doing great sport. Pakistani bowler Iftikhar Ahmed cracks three wickets over 50 runs while Sri Lankan bowler Matheesha Pathirana takes three wickets over 65 runs.
The match was interesting in the last moments when Sri Lanka needed 6 runs over 2 balls. On the batting side was Charith Asalanka, and the bowler was Zaman Khan. The second-last ball touched the edge and scored a four. In the final ball, Asilanka hit another four for a fantastic win! 🎉
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