Sri Lanka stun Pakistan to reach Asia Cup final

IT WILL be Sri Lanka, and not Pakistan, taking on India in the final of the Asia Cup in Colombo this morning after clinching a tense Duckworth/Lewis victory on Friday. After both sides had lost to India (Pakistan on a controversial reserve day, without which they may well have found themselves in the final), it was a straight shoot-out between the two, which Sri Lanka won in thrilling style, coming through by two wickets in a last-ball thriller. Charith Asalanka was the star, his unbeaten 49 guiding his side home after Shaheen Shah Afridi had taken two wickets in the penultimate …

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