Pakistan won the toss and decided to bowl first. Pakistan and Sri Lanka are looking to win the final battle of the Asia Cup 2022 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
High-voltage Sri Lanka and Pakistan teams have already made their strategies to win the contest to get the Asia Cup 2022 crown. Meanwhile, cricket lovers and fans from both cricketing and friendly nations have some important things to do before the match starts at 7 pm (PST).
In the last match between Babar Azam-XI and Afghanistan team, Afghan fans vandalized Sharjah Cricket Stadium and attacked Pakistan cricket fans. UAE authorities were quick to respond and arrested around 400 Afghan fans and imposed fines with a warning of deportation.
Fans in Pakistan have set their TV screens into large lounges and invited friends and family members for large and small-scale screening gatherings.
Street Life amid cricket matches in Pakistan
In Pakistan, elders and youngsters gather in the streets at some tea stalls or set up a TV screen to enjoy each ball of the game Pak vs SL live.
Cricket lovers want to watch the history being made in front of their eyes if the green shirts win this important match as Pakistan’s lack of success in this competition’s four-decade history is something fans are worried about. Most importantly, will Pakistan be able to end the jinx ending the India and Sri Lanka musical chairs of the Asia cup crowns?
Pakistan Squad: 1 Babar Azam (capt), 2 Mohammad Rizwan (wk), 3 Fakhar Zaman, 4 Iftikhar Ahmed, 5 Khushdil Shah, 6 Shadab Khan, 7 Asif Ali, 8 Mohammad Nawaz, 9 Naseem Shah, 10 Haris Rauf, 11 Mohammad Hasnain
Sri Lanka Squad: 1 Kusal Mendis (wk), 2 Pathum Nissanka, 3 Dhananjaya de Silva, 4 Danushka Gunathilaka, 5 Dasun Shanaka (capt), 6 Bhanuka Rajapaksa, 7 Chamika Karunaratne, 8 Wanindu Hasaranga, 9 Maheesh Theekshana, 10 Pramod Madushan, 11 Dilshan Madushanka
Pak vs SL live, Asia Cup final be played?
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Asia Cup final will be played on Sunday, Sep 11
Pak vs SL Live Streaming in Pakistan
There are a number of digital live streaming channels where you can watch Pak vs SL live today.
Words of wisdom from Wasim Akram for young Dilshan Madushanka before the Match
Top-ranked batsman, Babar Azam relishes the contributions from green shirts in the Asia Cup competition and commented that Pakistan has been building a team and so far it has been great that different players have stood up when the team really needs them.
Babar proudly said that his teammates have proved themselves and won matches.
As a captain, Babar Azam said that this was important for him as it helps pave the path for coming victories for the team as well.
After the Pak-Afghan match, Vice-Captain Shadab Khan addressing the post-match press briefing said that Pakistan has been becoming a champion team and so far green shirts cannot call them champions.
He said that the Pakistan cricket team has super talented youngsters and even bowlers can now hit miles apart and win matches for the team in testing times.
He praised Naseem Shah for his historic two-sixes against Afghanistan that knocked out two teams—India and Afghanistan from the tournament.
Afghanistan cricket team captain Muhammad Nabi laughingly said that players had to take sleeping pills after the nail-biting contest that needed up in their defeat.