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2nd Test Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka Day 2: Zimbabwe have the edge at close of play

2nd Test Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka Day 2: Zimbabwe have the edge at close of play
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Zimbabwe have the edge, against Sri Lanka, at the close of play on the second day of the 2nd Test, at the Harare Sports Club , with Sri Lanka trailing by 284 runs with 8 wickets remaining in their 1st innings.

 

Match Summary

Zimbabwe 406 (115.3 Ovs) – (Kevin Kasuza 38, Brendan Taylor 62, Sean Williams 107, Sikandar Raza 72; Suranga Lakmal 2-37, Dhananjaya de Silva 3-71, Lasith Embuldeniya 4-182)

Sri Lanka – 122-2 (54 Ovs) – (Dimuth Karunaratne 44, Oshada Fernando 43; Donald Tiripano 1-5)

At the Close of Play Day 2 - Sri Lanka trail Zimbabwe by 284 runs with 8 wickets remaining

Scorecard

Zimbabwe managed to add 54 runs, to their overnight total of 352-6, and reach a first innings total of 406 all out, against Sri Lanka on the second day of the 2nd Test, at the Harare Sports Club.

Fall Of Wickets: 1-21 (Prince Masvaure, 13.6 Ov) , 2-49 (Craig Ervine, 19.4 Ov) , 3-114 (Kevin Kasuza, 32.6 Ov) , 4-133 (Brendan Taylor, 36.5 Ov) , 5-292 (Sikandar Raza Butt, 71.6 Ov) , 6-324 (Sean Williams, 78.5 Ov) , 7-362 (Regis Chakabva, 95.2 Ov) , 8-386 (Tinotenda Mutombodzi, 110.1 Ov) , 9-394 (Donald Tiripano, 111.6 Ov) , 10-406 (Victor Nyauchi , 115.3 Ov)

In reply, at the close of play on day two, Sri Lanka were 122-2 (54 Ovs) -  with Dimuth Karunaratne 44 and Oshada Fernando 43 top scoring and Donald Tiripano 1-5 (off 12 overs with 9 maidens) the pick of the bowlers for Zimbabwe.

Fall Of Wickets: 1-94 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 36.2 Ov) , 2-104 (Oshada Fernando, 43.1 Ov)

 

Tomorrow will be a fascinating day’s cricket, if Zimbabwe can maintain the pressure with the ball on the Sri Lankan batsmen.

 

Teams

 

Zimbabwe - Prince Masvaure, Kevin Kasuza, Brendan Taylor, Craig Ervine, Sean Williams(c), Sikandar Raza, Regis Chakabva(wk), Donald Tiripano, Carl Mumba, Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Victor Nyauchi

Sri Lanka - Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Embuldeniya, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Kumara

 

Match Details

 

Start Time: 08:00

Toss: Zimbabwe won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Harare Sports Club, Harare

Officials: Aleem Dar, Nitin Menon, Langton Rusere, Christopher Phiri, Javagal Srinath

 

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