Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Final: The final match of Asia Cup 2022 will start today (September 11) at 7.30 pm. This match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka (PAK vs SL) will be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. The toss will be held at 7 pm and the match will start at 7.30 pm.
Toss Banega Boss
Actually, if we look at the results of the last few matches held in Dubai, it becomes clear that the toss is the boss here. The team winning the toss chooses to bowl first and then easily wins the match. Here in the last 22 matches, the team that bowled first 19 times has won. In such a situation, it is clear that even before the first ball of the match is bowled, it will be almost decided who will get the Asia Cup 2022 trophy.
Pakistan and Sri Lanka have clashed three times in the final
This will be the fourth time that both the teams will meet in the Asia Cup final. In the previous encounter, Sri Lanka and Pakistan team have won twice.
head to head figures
So far in the T20 format, the Pakistan team has been heavy in the matches between the two teams. In 22 T20 matches played between the two countries, 13 matches have been won by Pakistan, while 9 matches have come for Sri Lanka. However, Sri Lanka had unilaterally defeated Pakistan in the last match. In the last match of Super-4 of this Asia Cup, Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 5 wickets with three overs remaining.
pitch and weather
Like every time on the Dubai pitch, the team that bowls first will be in advantage. Here in the last 22 matches, the team that bowled first 19 times has won. Although the ounce factor is not proving to be so effective in the second innings here at night, but despite this, the target chasing team is getting success. Talking about the weather, the temperature during the match will remain above 33 degrees.
Probable Playing XI
Pakistan: Babar Azam (Captain), Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Asif Ali, Khushdil Shah, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Hasnain, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah.
Sri Lanka: Pathum Nisanka, Kusal Mendis, Charit Aslanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapakse, Dasun Shanaka (Captain), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Mahesh Teekshana, Asita Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka.