Lady luck kept away from the hosts Bangladesh even in the low scoring last pool game of the tournament vs. Sri Lanka who maintained their unbeaten record.
Sri Lanka continued their excellent form vs. Bangladesh while beating the hosts with a brilliant century from Kusal Perera supported by an excellent bowling.
Mohammad Hafeez got back his lost form with a ton, Sharjeel Khan and Sohaib Maqsood hit fifties whereas the Pakistani bowlers almost surrendered vs. Sri Lanka.
A scintillating knock from the Sri Lankan opener, Tillakaratne Dilshan, led his side to a rousing win against the strong looking South Africa in the 3rd T20.
A consecutive all round performance from Tillkaratne Dilshan , well assisted by Kumar Sangakkara, and a deadly bowing by the Islanders drowned Proteas again.
Pakistan outplayed Sri Lanka in every department of the game while beating them by six wickets and confirmed their berth in the final of the Asia Cup 2012.