Babar Azam opens up ahead of Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka

September 11, 2022 at 6:07 AM

Pakistan and Sri Lanka will face today in the final of the 2022 Asia Cup at Dubai International Stadium.

Hosts Sri Lanka is coming with a win over the Men in Green and are slight favorites for the finale but Babar Azam and Co have come hard after setbacks in this tournament and it is expected to be a cracker of a game.

Meanwhile, the Pakistan captain reviewed the team’s performance in the Asia Cup and is excited about tomorrow’s final.

“There have been great matches, ups, and downs, good performances. We are excited for the final.,” Babar said in a video released by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

“I am lucky as captain to have such a good team and the way they have been responding and performing. In every game, a new individual has stepped up,” he added.

Babar once again shed light on Pakistan’s one-wicket victory over Afghanistan in the Super Four round.

“Our round matches were quite close, especially the one against Afghanistan. We were not expecting Naseem to hit those sixes,” he added.

The 27-year-old emphasized that the side batting second has an advantage and the toss will matter a lot tomorrow.

“I am expecting a good final. Teams batting second are winning matches as toss matter, wickets get better in the second innings and there is also a slight edge,” he added.

Babar concluded by praising reals fans who stood up with the team during every good and bad phase.  (Cricket Pakistan)