Asia Cup Live: Mendis, Samarawickrama keep Sri Lanka on track in 252 chase


THE TIMES OF INDIA | Sep 14, 2023, 23:40:33 IST


PAK vs SL Live Updates: Mohammad Rizwan (86*) and Iftikhar Ahmed (47) put up a timely 108-run stand to steer Pakistan to a commanding 252 for 7 against Sri Lanka after rain reduced the Super Four Asia Cup match to 42-overs a side contest in Colombo. Opting to bat in the crucial fixture, opener Abdullah Shafique (52) shared a 64-run stand with skipper Babar Azam (29). But it was Rizwan and Iftikhar who provided the final flourish, taking Pakistan across the 250-run mark. The match is a virtual semifinal, the winner of the game will play against India in the final on Sunday. For Sri Lanka, young pacer Matheesha Pathirana (3/64) was the most successful bowler.Read Less

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