Sri Lanka Won the Asia Cup After Getting Loss to Afghanistan in Group Stage

Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 23 runs to win the Asia Cup 2022 title. For the first time, this tournament was organized in 1984. This is the sixth time in 38 years that the Sri Lankan team has become the champion. This time Sri Lanka was considered to be one of the weakest teams at the start of the tournament.

Nevertheless, after this India’s southern neighbors made a comeback to be recorded in golden letters on the pages of history. They stunned the entire cricketing world. The vibrancy with which Sri Lankan cricketers have won the title in the midst of economic and political turmoil in their country. It is nothing short of a miracle.

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When SL lost to Afghanistan, it seems that they will be out of the first round

The start of this Asia Cup for Sri Lanka was no less than a disaster. In the very first match, they lost to the novice team Afghanistan .It was believed that they could also lose to Bangladesh and would be out of the tournament in the first round itself, but the Sri Lankan players came back this time showing amazing solidarity.

First defeated Bangladesh and made it to the Super-4. After this, defeating Afghanistan, India and Pakistan qualified for the finals while staying on top. Sri Lanka won the Asia Cup title. Now Sri Lanka’s team is just one step behind India in terms of winning the Asia Cup for the most number of times.

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