2nd Test Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka Day 3: Zimbabwe fighting hard to win this Test
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.
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
#2ndTest | Day 3 | STUMPS: @Zimcricketv 406 & 62-1 in 20.5 overs (Prince Masvaure 26*, Regis Chakabva 14*; Vishwa Fernando 1/9) and lead by 175 runs with 9 wickets in hand #ZIMvSL #TestSeries pic.twitter.com/ZZIlLz6ahx— Zimbabwe Cricket (@ZimCricketv) January 29, 2020
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.
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
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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