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2nd Test Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka Day 3: Zimbabwe fighting hard to win this Test

Prince Masvaure
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Zimbabwe continued their fightback today against Sri Lanka to win this Test match and level the series. At the close of play, on the third day of the 2nd Test at the Harare Sports Club , they were leading Sri Lanka by 175 runs with 9 wickets remaining in their 2nd Innings, having bowled out Sri Lanka for 293 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) and 62-1

Sri Lanka – 293 (119.5 Ovs) – (Angelo Mathews 64 ; Sikandar Raza 7-113, Donald Tiripano 1-30)

At the Close of Play Day 3 – Zimbabwe are leading Sri Lanka by 175 runs with 9 wickets remaining

Scorecard

 

Zimbawe bowled Sri Lanka out for 293 in 119.5 Overs with Angelo Mathews 64, Dhananjaya de Silva 42 and  Vishwa Fernando 38 scoring the runs today and Sikandar Raza 7-113 the main wicket taker for Zimbabwe , supported by Donald Tiripano 1-30 (off 24 overs) Victor Nyauchi 1-40 and Carl Mumba 1-43.

Zimbabwe then set about their 2nd innings and were interrupted by rain at 62-1 (20.5 Ovs) leading Sri Lanka by 175 runs with 9 wickets remaining.

 

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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