Pakistan’s Shahnawaz Dahani wins everyone’s heart just before the final
Its Pakistan vs Sri Lanka at the DP Asia Cup 2022 final in Dubai, a great contest for all the fans. Shaheen pacer Shahnawaz Dahani proved to be a great sport of the team, the bowler gifted his jersey to a Sri Lankan fan just before the start of the final at the Dubai International Stadium.
Babar Azam won the toss and elected to bowl first and put the Lankan Lions up for some batting.
Moreover, Sri Lanka have not lost a match in the tournament and also, they will be defending a target after winning four consecutive games while chasing targets, which also includes the victory in the game against Pakistan of the Super 4 clash.
However, skipper Dasun Shanaka said he would’ve bowled first had he won his fifth toss in a row but was also happy to bat first in the final. Sri Lanka have been crowned the Asian champions five times, whereas Pakistan won it twice.
Here are the Playing 11 of both sides in the final:
Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Asif Ali, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah.
Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (captain), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Pramod Madhusan, Dilshan Madushanka.