Sri Lanka won Asia Cup 2022 – Who said what during Asia Cup Final 2022

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Who said what during Asia Cup Final?: Asia 2022 Championship is Srilanka – here what players, fans, captains and fraternity said about Final.

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Check out Who said what during Asia Cup Final: The historic 2022 Asia Cup got underway in the United Arab Emirates on August 27. Who said what during about Asia Cup 2022 Final and about the winner Sri Lanka and the Runner-up Paksitan.

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, and Hong Kong were eliminated from the league and the Super 4 round. In contrast, Sri Lanka and Pakistan, who lost their opening games before winning them, reached the championship game via the league and Super 4 rounds. In the final match yesterday, Pakistan won the toss. It decided to bowl first in the grand final on September 11 at 7.30 p.m. Indian time. In the final, Sri Lanka won the Asia Championship 2022 title. Here is the after match speech of the players.

Who said what during Asia Cup Final

Dhananjaya de Silva

“I was practising and ready for any game. We were sticking in our plans well. We planned well against the teams. We had a good captain and coach too.”

Chamika Karunaratne

“Feel so good. Winning after seven years. One and a half years ago, we were nowhere. Now we are a different team with youngsters. I feel so good. (Losing toss and winning) The coach said, don’t worry, whatever happens at the toss we can do it. Show your attitude and play your normal game. We promised to fight and show ourselves. There was a lot of hard work. Players pushed their limits. The boys were excellent, even after the first loss. They pushed themselves every time.”

Kusal Mendis

“I’m very happy getting the runs. The team needed more runs from me. I and Pathum put good partnerships. We lost few early wickets today, but Bhanuka and Hasaranga did really well.”

Chris Silverwood, coach

“Kusal set the tone for us up top. He has led very well from the top. (Poor track record coming into Asia Cup) There was confidence that the team had talent. We just needed a method really. We worked hard and the results are showing. It was one of the reasons why we could set and defend – the plan was there. (Standout players who excelled) Dilshan, the left-armer, the young seam attack, that was superb. The rest picked their hands up as well. It was a team effort.”

Mohammad Rizwan

“I think if any team thinks about tossing, then they are not a champion team. Sri Lanka was that today, they didn’t think of toss. And then they hurt us for our mistakes. They deserved to be champions. (SL 67/5 after ten overs, after that what happened?) We made mistakes. We are human. We also played well through the tournament, but we lost momentum in the first innings. In T20 cricket, whichever team has better momentum at the change of innings has the advantage.”

Dison Wijeratne

“I vividly remember watching us winning the T20 world cup in 2014. Since then we barely had any light, series after series of bad performances. players and coaches going in and out of the team through a revolving door, the absolute lows of 2016-18 and all the pain after countless collapses. This has been so worth it after 8 painful years. Congrats Sri Lanka and good luck for the world cup.”


“As a Pakistani, as much as I want my team to win, I can’t help but feel happy for Sri Lanka. They have been our greatest friends in the world of cricket, and they deserve success and joy as much as any nation. Congratulations Sri Lanka – I hope the World Cup final features the same teams!”

Chatura R

“This win took many years to come. SL was down for quite a few years, but clearly, they were not out. Incredible win, and that too batting first. This will bring smiles to a country facing huge pressures on the economic front. “

Namith Madampe

“A documentary should be made about this young team. That should be exciting to watch. “


“Having watched and stayed during Sri Lanka’s lowest of lows, I am out of the galaxy (not just the moon)”

Yugeesha Bimsar

“I have been watching Sri Lanka since 2015, every ball of each test even though we were in a slide. From such lows to dominating Asia, this is such a comeback. To be fair no one expected such charisma from the Sri Lankan side, but this is just exceptional!”


“Sorry Sreshth. All Sri Lankan fans are out on the roads lighting firecrackers and stuff”

Abdul Qadir

“Hard to pin down a player of the series. This has been a proper teamwork tournament.”


“Chris Silverwood’s contributions cannot go unnoticed. 12 months ago he was under the axe by the media and gets sacked, but still knew he still had something in him. He didn’t come here for the contract. He wanted to prove a point. And boy did he!!”


“All praise to the champions but I can’t understand Babar’s captaincy. Not playing Haider Ali even against HK. Nawaz being the leading wicket-taker not bowled 4 overs in the final. Iftikhar did not bowl in any match and was given a chance in the final. “


“I am Pakistani, but Sri Lanka is my second favourite team. This country after what it has gone through, this cricket team after all the lows over the past 8 years. They define and embody resilience and the phrase that “better times are ahead.” No other team I would rather lose to, congratulations Sri Lanka!”

Sakina Esufally

“Sresth, don’t forget Sri Lanka were also without their number one pace bowler… plus many others… none of the pace bowlers had even played t20i before! “

Joydeep Singhgil

“Sri Lanka has been emerging. This year first up won the ODI series from Australia and levelled the test series and levelled the test series vs Pakistan. And in this tournament have won the Asia Cup”


“When SL were 50 odd for 5, thought I could sleep early for work tomorrow. It’s 4 am in Adelaide and will continue celebrating this win! Go SL!!! Calling in sick in the morning! “


“Common sense vanilla cricket will be always at the core of T20 irrespective of whatever goes into leagues around the globe. Don’t need stars but simple performances.”


“This Sri Lanka Asia cup win is on par with India beating Australia in Australia last year when they were down and know one thought they will win. Great win from Lanka’s perspective. “

Qaiser Abbas: “Thanks to the last 3 games Pakistan have played. I will watch T20 World Cup very calmly and relax. I do not have any hopes. If they win a single match in WC it will be a surprise for me at least.(Obviously against full member teams) “

There, there – I can understand the disappointment, but remember Pakistan were without their No. 1 pace bowler.

Wanindu Hasaranga

Wanindu Hasaranga, Player of the Tournament:

“(Runs, wickets today, pressure today) When I went to bat, we were 60/5 so we planned that if we can score over 150 that is a good total. And I said that I will play my own role, so that’s why I played my normal shots. (What did you think of the pitch?) First few overs, the ball was swinging. But when I was batting, the wicket was really good. (Bowling performance through the tourney) I love to bowl in the subcontinent. I like to bowl on the stumps, I think that helps me be successful. I try to bowl without boundaries so that’s why I got three wickets in the last over today. (Fielders and catchers helped) Our boys did a great job, especially after losing to Afghanistan.”


“(You had your moments today) Want to congratulate Sri Lanka. Outstanding cricket. The way we dominated them early, their partnership after that was outstanding. The pitch was good, like the Dubai wicket, always fun to play here. As a batting unit, we didn’t do according to our potential. (15-20 extra runs conceded?) We didn’t finish the way we would’ve wanted to. But there are lots of positives from the tournament. Our fielding wasn’t up to the mark today, and our middle-order couldn’t finish well today. But there were a lot of individual performances: Rizwan, Shadab, Nawaz and Naseem. The way Naseem expressed himself in his first tournament. (Batting fine tuning?) Part of the game. The more you learn from these ups and downs is good. But you need to reduce your mistakes.”

Dasun Shanaka

Winning captain Dasun Shanaka is then called up, and here he is for a chat:

“I must thank the crowd, they were supporting us massively. And also to the fans at home, hope we made them proud. (Toss result) If I go back to IPL 2021, it was Chennai who won the final after batting first. These youngsters know conditions and situations really well. After losing five wickets, Hasaranga-Rajapaksa made a difference. Up front, Chamika and DDS batted really well too. (Chat at halfway stage) The last-ball six in the 20th over was the turnaround point. 170 is always a tricky total. (What did you tell bowlers?) It was all about nerves. I knew the youngster can always deliver. He can go wrong at the start but we have given him the trust and belief. (Loss in the first game, today the winners… what was the discussion that day?) It could happen to any good team. It happened to us for a good reason. We had serious discussions after that. We have players with good calibre, and they stood up well. That’s where we became champions. (Fielding effort in final) It improved a lot by the time we reached the final. We made mistakes earlier, but the final is always the final. We were 100% today, credit to the players and coaching staff. I must thank the SL cricket board for supporting us and backing us, not to forget the selectors.”

Qaiser Abbas

 “Thanks to last 3 games Pakistan have played. I will watch T20 World Cup very calmly and relaxing. I do not have any hopes. If they win a single match in WC it will be surprise for me atleast.(Obviously against full member teams) “

“Rajapaksa’s successor, Ranil Wickremesinghe, was among the first to congratulate the national team. Congratulations to the Sri Lankan cricket team on winning the Asia Cup 2022.”

I can understand the disappointment, but remember Pakistan were without their No. 1 pace bowler. Here in today’s Asia cup final, talented team lost but the skillfull team won. Sri Lanka used their skills to manage their strees, situation, atmosphere and keeping their patience and cool temperament, they won the trophy. Who said what during Asia Cup Final is the collection from other place to consolidate for you!

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