Last-gasp defeat motivates Sri Lanka for second New Zealand Test
16 March 2023
Monday 17 November 2008
Sri Lanka 235 (Mubarak 88no) v Zimbabwe A: No result
Sri Lanka's only warm-up game ahead of their One Day International series against Zimbabwe ended without a result against Zimbabwe A in Bulawayo.
Sri Lanka were bowled out for 235 in 48.1 overs before Zimbabwe A could not even start their innings.
Jehan Mubarak hit 88 not out from 81 deliveries and opener Upul Tharanga hit 71 but otherwise, the Sri Lankans struggled, Muttiah Muralitharan's 19 being the next highest score.
Ed Rainsford, Admire Manyumwa, and Malcolm Waller picked up three wickets apiece.
The first of five One Day Internationals between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka in Harare takes palce on Thursday November 20th.
© Cricket World 2008