The final ball of Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2023 Tremendous 4 conflict on Thursday.© Twitter
Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by two wickets through DLS technique in a brilliant 4 match to safe their place within the remaining of the Asia Cup in Colombo on Thursday. Mohammad Rizwan (86 not out) and Iftikhar Ahmed (47) put up a 108-run stand to steer Pakistan to a commanding 252 for 7 after rain diminished the match to 42-overs a facet contest. Nonetheless, Kusal Mendis (91) led a valiant batting show alongside Charith Asalanka (49 not out) and Sadeera Samarawickrama (48) as Sri Lanka overhauled the goal in 42 overs.
The results of the match was selected the final ball. Sri Lanka wanted two runs to win off the ultimate supply when Asalanka confirmed nerves of metal to calmly clip the supply down the leg facet and run a pair with Matheesha Pathirana being his companion on the different finish.
Cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle has identified a run-out likelihood that the Babar Azam-led facet missed on the final ball of the sport.
By the point Pakistan pacer Zaman Khan may launch the ball from his hand, non-striker Pathirana had already left his crease.
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“Should not Zaman Khan have been alert to the potential of a run-out ar the bowler’s finish? Pathirana was exterior the crease,” Bhogle wrote on X, previously often called Twitter.
Should not Zaman Khan have been alert to the potential of a run-out ar the bowler’s finish? Pathirana was exterior the crease.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) September 14, 2023
Opener Abdullah Shafique (52 off 69 balls) shared a 64-run stand with skipper Babar Azam (29) after opting to bat within the essential fixture. But it surely was Rizwan and Iftikhar who offered the ultimate flourish, taking Pakistan throughout the 250-run mark.
For Sri Lanka, younger pacer Matheesha Pathirana (3/64) was probably the most profitable bowler.
Sri Lanka will tackle India within the remaining match of the match at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Sunday.
(With PTI Inputs)
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