Wanindu Hasaranga took a three-stroke win, followed by Pathum Nissanka’s superb 55-match unbeaten knockout, giving Sri Lanka (124/5) an easy five-stroke win over Pakistan (121) in the clash’ Their ‘super quartet’ on Friday, a rehearsal dress for Sunday’s headline clash.
Sri Lanka ended the ‘Super 4’ phase with three wins in multiple matches, beating Afghanistan, India and Pakistan. Both teams qualified for the final even before their ‘Super 4’ clash.
“Our association with fast left-handers who turn their feet – the transformation we got was amazing,” said Dasun Shanaka after beating Pakistan. in the match ‘Super 4’.
Sri Lanka, however, conceded 17 games.
Expressing concern about the extras, the Sri Lankan captain said, “I think the extras are a concern in this game, and the balls that the nimble bowlers will encounter. Those are the points we can improve on. If we can achieve early success in the next (final) game, that will be good.”