Sri Lanka is the current champion of the 2022 Asia Cup. Sri Lanka won the championship after defeating Pakistan. Having previously defeated Pakistan twice in the Asia Cup finals, in 1986 and 2014, Sri Lanka is now considered the tournament’s sixth-time champion.
Sri Lanka scored 170 runs in 20 overs by losing 6 wickets. The Sri Lankan team bowled out all the Pakistan team on 147 runs in 20 overs. Hence, Sri Lanka won the final Asia Cup match by 23 runs.
The all-rounders Sri Lankan players Wanindu Hasaranga & Chamika Karunaratne got three and two wickets in this match.
Asia Cup 2022 Award Winners List
Best Bowling Figures
|2||Shadab Khan||Pakistan||Hong Kong||4/8|
Most Wicket Takers
|2||Wanindu Hasaranga||Sri Lanka||9|
Best Performers in the Asia Cup
|2||R Gurbaz||Afghanistan||84||Hong Kong|
Wanindu Hasaranga is the game-changer for the Sri Lanka team. He took nine wickets in 20 matches and made 66 runs. Wanindu Hasaranga received a reward cheque of $15,000 for becoming the Tournament’s Player.
Runners-up Prize Money
Pakistan is the runner-up in this tournament. Hence, he won the $75k prize money. Pakistan team played 6 matches and won 3 games in the Asia Cup.
Asia Cup Winner Prize Money
No one imagined that Sri Lanka would win the tournament; hence, they proved their skills and won the Asia Cup. The winner received a cheque of 150000$ as prize money.