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2nd Test Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka secure draw and series win 1-0

Kusul Mendis 116* for Sri Lanka today
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Sri Lanka secured the draw and a series win 1-0 over Zimbabwe, at the Harare Sports Club, today; Kusal Mendis hitting a match saving 116 not out for Sri Lanka in their second 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 247-7 dec (Brendan Taylor 67, Sean Williams 53*;Vishwa Fernando 2-43)

Sri Lanka – 293 (119.5 Ovs) – (Angelo Mathews 64 ; Sikandar Raza 7-113, Donald Tiripano 1-30) and 204-3 (Kusal Medis 116*, Oshada Fernando 47)

Result  – Match Drawn

Scorecard

Zimbabwe added a further six runs this morning before declaring on 247-7, leaving Sri Lanka 361 runs to win the Test match.

Sri Lanka scored 204-3, with Kusal Mendis 116* and Oshada Fernando 47 the main run scorers, securing them a draw and a series win against Zimbabwe.


Fall Of Wickets: 1-26 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 13.4 Ov) , 2-107 (Oshada Fernando, 38.1 Ov) , 3-140 (Angelo Mathews, 61.2 Ov)

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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