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Pakistan beats Sri Lanka by 6 wickets
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Pakistan overcame the disappointment of not reaching the final of the 2016 Asia Cup by beating Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in their final game in the competition.

After restricting Sri Lanka to 150 for 4 in Dhaka, Pakistan's top order hit form to reach 151 for 4 in 19.2 overs.

Umar Akmal top-scored with 48 off 37 balls, while Tillakaratne Dilshan was the star performer in Sri Lanka's innings, scoring 75 from 56 balls.

The victory is Pakistan's 2nd in the competition and leaves them third in the points table, behind leaders India and second-placed hosts Bangladesh, who will face each other in Sunday's final at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.

 

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