Sri Lanka registered a thrilling 2-wicket win over Pakistan in the 5th match of the Super Four stage of the Asia Cup on Thursday at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. With that win, Sri Lanka qualified for the Asia Cup final for the 12th time in history. They will face India on Sunday at the same venue in the final.
Many cricketers tweeted about this nail-biting finish and congratulated the Sri Lanka team.
Congratulations to the Sri Lankan team for reaching their 12th Asia cup final. Fantastic effort. What a game, not for the faint hearted !— Sanath Jayasuriya (@Sanath07) September 14, 2023
Ice cool finish by Asalanka puts SL🇱🇰 in the #AsiaCup Final for the 12th time❤️— Lasith Malinga (@malinga_ninety9) September 14, 2023
Mendis was too good today and Sadeera continues to deliver in the middle order👏
Let’s start preparing for the Indian🇮🇳 challenge on Sunday💪
Sri Lanka in the last couple of games have played exceedingly well. They have pure batters who can bowl. Long batting line up. Team for the future for sure. #srilankacricket— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) September 14, 2023
This is unreal! It’s 1am in the morning and the enthusiasm is top of the world. What a game 🤩 Congratulations Sri Lanka on the magnificent victory and reaching the finals. Hard luck Pakistan. #PAKvSL #AsiaCup2023— Vinay Kumar R (@Vinay_Kumar_R) September 14, 2023
Fabulous match. I thought Sri Lanka would win it with an over left. But this is a very good Pakistan bowling side and Zaman Khan almost won it for them.— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) September 14, 2023
What a contest #AsiaCup2023 Happy for Charith Asalanka man. Congrats to Sri Lanka on getting to the Asia Cup final again👏🏻👏🏻. Continue trending in the right direction.— Ian Raphael Bishop (@irbishi) September 14, 2023