SL v Zim highlights today – only test day five from R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo (Sri Lanka) Tuesday 18th July 2017. Till the end of the day four Sri Lanka was 218 runs behind from their target with seven wickets remaining. Zimbabwe scored 377 runs in their second innings which was a great knock for them especially outside of the home. Sikandar Raza smashed 127 runs off 205 deliveries. He smashed nine 4s and a maximum in his great innings. When his wicket dismissed then it was 83.2 82.7 kph.
SC Williams, PJ Moor and MN Waller these three contributed their efforts, MN Waller scored 68 runs off 98 balls, PJ Moor 40 and SC Williams 22. After the dismissal of Sikandar Raza’s wicket captain of the team AG Cremer scored 48 runs off 94 balls, DT Tiripano scored 19 runs. Other side Sri Lankan batsmen also going good with the 3.54 runs per over. Sri Lanka faced 48 overs and their three batsmen down yesterday. The opener of the team FDM Karunaratne gave a good start to his team by scoring 49 runs, WU Tharanga scored 27 and out, Sri Lankan captain LD Chandimal scored 15 runs and out. BKG Mendis still standing at 60 other ends AD Mathews at 17 not out.
Sri Lanka team
WU Tharanga, FDM Karunaratne, BKG Mendis, LD Chandimal*, AD Mathews, DAS Gunaratne, N Dickwella†, MDK Perera, HMRKB Herath, RAS Lakmal, CBRLS Kumara.
H Masakadza, RW Chakabva, TK Musakanda, CR Ervine, SC Williams, Sikandar Raza, MN Waller, PJ Moor†, AG Cremer*, CB Mpofu, DT Tiripano.
Zimbabwe 356 & 377
Sri Lanka 346 & 391/6 114.5 overs
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets
Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat.
Match Timings: 10:00 local time (04:30 GMT)
Zimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka, Only Test Highlights
Test no. 2263 | 2017 season
Played at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
14,15,16,17,18 July 2017 (5-day match)
Umpires – IJ Gould and NJ Llong
TV umpire – C Shamshuddin
Match referee – BC Broad
Reserve umpire – REJ Martinesz