Welcome to Dawn.com’s live coverage of the highly-anticipated Asia Cup final between Pakistan-Sri Lanka in Mirpur that promises high-voltage action after some thrilling matches in the group stages. Rampaging Shahid Afridi and prolific Kumar Sangakkara have set the stage for a rousing contest when Pakistan face Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup one-day final in Dhaka today. Angelo Mathews' Sri Lanka have been the dominant team in the five-nation event with four straight victories in the league, including a 12-run win over Pakistan in the tournament opener on February 25.

First innings report | Afridi does not worry me: Malinga | Will there be another encore? | ‘Adjustments by Misbah in executing game plan crucial’ | Beware of Lankans in final, Wasim warns Pakistan

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