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Highlights of Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by two wickets in the Asia Cup’s last ball to advance to a match against India. Kusal Mendis scored 91 and Charith Asalanka scored an unbeaten 49.

Live updates for Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2023: In a super four match, Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by two wickets to advance to the Asia Cup final.

After rain forced the match to be played over 42 overs per side, Mohammad Rizwan (86 not out) and Iftikhar Ahmed (47) put up a 108-run partnership to lead Pakistan to a dominant 252 for 7.

However, Sri Lanka overcame the goal in 42 overs thanks in large part to a courageous batting performance by Kusal Mendis (91) and Charith Asalanka (49 not out).

On Sunday, the championship game features Sri Lanka vs. India.

Earlier, after weather forced the Super Four Asia Cup match to be trimmed to 42 overs per side, Mohammad Rizwan (86 not out) and Iftikhar Ahmed (47), set up a crucial 108-run partnership to lead Pakistan to a dominant 252 for 7 over Sri Lanka. In the critical game, the opener Abdullah Shafique (52 off 69 balls) and captain Babar Azam (29), who chose to bat, had a 64-run partnership.

But Rizwan and Iftikhar gave Pakistan its final flourish, pushing them over the 250-run threshold.

Both of Pakistan’s batsmen have stabilised Pakistan’s innings after losing Fakhar Zaman early on, which is becoming a concern for Sri Lanka. But once more, it was the youngster Dunith Wellalage who claimed the prized dismissal of Pakistan captain Babar Azam. Abdullah Shafique scored his first ODI fifty by making the most of his opportunity.

Maheesh Theekshana struck out Mohammad Nawaz (12) with the final ball before interval. At the centre was Mohammad Rizwan (age 22).

In a game that was postponed due to rain, Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first.As soon as Fakhar Zaman was struck out cheaply, Babar and Shafique began to develop the Pakistani innings. This gave Sri Lanka an early advantage. There were numerous changes for Pakistan as Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Haris, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Wasim, and Zaman Khan took their places in place of Imam ul Haq, Faheem Ashraf, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, and Salman Ali Agha.

Zaman Khan, Muhammad Haris, Saud Shakeel, Muhammad Nawaz, and Muhammad Wasim Jr. have the chance to demonstrate their abilities.

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Key Highlights :

Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by two wickets in the Asia Cup semifinals.

Kushal Perera leaves Sri Lanka’s debut early.

Rizwan is still unblemished after 86 deliveries.

Pakistan has 37.1 overs to reach 200.

50 in the 12th ODI for Rizwan

Pakistan will reach 150 in 32 overs.

Haris concedes a cheap wicket, giving Pathirana his second of the game.

Pakistan will reach 100 in 22 overs.

First fifty in an ODI for Abdullah Shafique

Despite Babar Azam being at ease, Dunith Wellalage manages to take his out.

Babar Azam and Abdullah Shafique discuss a fifty-fifty collaboration.

Fakhar Zaman again departs too soon

Pakistan chose to bat first after winning the toss.

45 overs per side, toss at 5, game to begin at 5,15

In the event that the match does not begin by 4.30 IST, overs will begin to be lowered.

Zaman Khan, a Pakistani bowler, gets given his ODI cap.

Due to a soggy outfield, the game’s opening was postponed.

Rain postponed the toss.

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