DHAKA: Four-time champions Sri Lanka are set to face defending champion Pakistan in the Asia Cup final in Mirpur on Saturday afternoon.
The day/night match will start 2pm at Shere Bangla National Stadium.
Sri Lanka geared up for the final with an all-win record, including a 12-run wins over Pakistan in the tournament opener on Feb 25.
Pakistan, on the other hand, is hoping big-hitting all-rounder Afridi will be fit in time to play the final.
But five-time champions India crashed out of the event on Wednesday after losing two of their four matches, against Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
Bangladesh, who were runners-up to Pakistan in the last Asia Cup in 2012, finished the event with four defeats in as many matches.
Afghanistan was the fifth team and they upset Bangladesh in their maiden appearance in the Asia Cup, but lost their remaining three matches.
Misbah-ul-Haq*, Abdur Rehman, Ahmed Shehzad, Anwar Ali, Bilawal Bhatti, Fawad Alam, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Talha, Saeed Ajmal, Shahid Afridi, Sharjeel Khan, Sohaib Maqsood, Umar Akmal†, Umar Gul
Sri Lanka squad
AD Mathews*, LD Chandimal, PC de Silva, DPMD Jayawardene, RAS Lakmal, SL Malinga, BAW Mendis, MDKJ Perera†, NLTC Perera, KTGD Prasad, SMA Priyanjan, KC Sangakkara†, SMSM Senanayake, HDRL Thirimanne
BDST: 1020 HRS, MAR 08, 2014
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