Why did Gautam Gambhir waved the Sri Lankan flag after Asia Cup 2022 final in Dubai?

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Xtra Time Web Desk: After a thrilling Asia Cup Final between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, on Sunday, former Indian opener and commentator Gautam Gambhir made both the nations proud by holding Sri Lanka’s flag in front of the fans on the field. He was cheering and congratulating Sri Lanka for their incredible performances and amazing win.

When Gautam Gambhir was waving the flag, the entire stadium was clapping loudly for him as well as for the team. Gautam Gambhir also shared the video on his official twitter handle and he wrote “Superstar team…Truly deserving!! #Congrats SriLanka”. Soon the video became viral and his gesture of appreciating the Sri Lankan team was praised by all on social media.

Sri Lanka even after a bad start in the final held their nerve strong and Bhanuka Rajapaksa’s wonderful innings under pressure led Sri Lanka 170/6 after 20 Overs. Wanindu Hasaranga’s 3 wickets in 17th over was totally a game changing moment for Sri Lanka. Their comeback in the tournament as well in the final made their fans delighted.

Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 23 runs in the final and won the Asia Cup for the Sixth time.