Explained: The DLS adjustment that cost Pakistan an Asia Cup final place
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by two wickets yesterday (September 14) in a final-ball thriller which booked their place in the Asia Cup final. However, their target was reduced by a single run before they began the chase, ensuring the two scored off the final ball of the match was enough to win the game. Here’s why.
In a chaotic final two overs that started with Sri Lanka needing 12 off as many balls, Shaheen Shah Afridi took two wickets in two balls to turn the game on its head. A chaotic runout in the next over reduced the equation to six off the final two. Charith Asalanka hi