Following Sri Lanka’s Asia Cup 2022 win, people in Afghanistan took to the streets to celebrate the sixth title win of the island nation, which is currently going through a severe economic crisis.
A brilliant half-century from Bhanuka Rajapaksa and fiery spells from spinner Wanindu Hasaranga.
Pacer Pramod Madushan helped Sri Lanka lift its sixth Asia Cup title, defeating Pakistan by 24 runs in the final in Dubai on Sunday.
In a video shared by Afghanistan journalist Abdulhaq Omeri, a massive crowd of people was seen in the street.
And they some cheering and some dancing with joy after Sri Lanka’s win.
“Congratulations Thank You Sri Lanka for making us very Happy.. Afghanistan is cheering & celebrating Sr Lanka win,” tweeted a user.
We beat the Asia Cup champions but you lost 2 times,” tweeted the user. Under the same post, another user posted a video of Afghanistan fans celebrating SL’s win by dancing in the streets.
“This is how Afghanistan people celebrating Sri Lanka’s victory. #AsiaCup2022,” he tweeted.
It comes after clashes were reported between the supporters of Afghanistan and Pakistan after the latter won the cricket match.
Afghanistan themselves had a decent outing at Asia Cup 2022. They qualified for the Super Four phase of the tournament after wins over Sri Lanka and Bangladesh on Wednesday.
Still, They could not score any win in the Super Four stage, losing to Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and India.