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Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI: Vandersay demolishes Zimbabwe batsmen

Sri Lanka's Pathum Nissanka
Sri Lanka's Pathum Nissanka
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Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI
Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI
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Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI
Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI
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Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI
Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI
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Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI
Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI
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Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI
Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI
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Pathum Nissanka and Charith Asalanka half centuries set the platform for Jeffrey Vandersay to demolish Zimbabwe with the ball, Sri Lanka walking to 184 run victory today at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy.

Match Summary

Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI, Zimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka 254/9 (50 ov)

Zimbabwe 70/10 (24.4 ov)

Result - Sri Lanka won by 184 runs.

Scorecard

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat, their openers hitting the ground running, Pathum Nissanka (55) and Kusal Mendis (36) adding some important runs.

Charith Asalanka (52) joined later in the innings to add another much needed half century.

Richard Ngarava (2/46) did what he could with the ball, slowing things down before Chamika Karunaratne (30) chipped in some more runs. Sri Lanka went in at 254/9.

There was no response from Zimbabwe as they were skittled by Sri Lanka, Jeffrey Vandersay (4/10) with phenomenal numbers.

Zimbabwe were all out for 70, Sri Lanka winning by 184 runs and winning the series 2-1.

Match Stats

Sri Lanka Fall of wickets: 1-80 (Kusal Mendis - 17.2 ov), 2-101 (Pathum Nissanka - 22.2 ov), 3-107 (Kamindu Mendis - 23.1 ov), 4-149 (Dinesh Chandimal - 30.6 ov), 5-183 (Dasun Shanaka - 38.4 ov), 6-193 (Charith Asalanka - 40.4 ov), 7-241 (Ramesh Mendis - 47.4 ov), 8-247 (Dushmantha Chameera - 48.5 ov), 9-248 (Chamika Karunaratne - 49.2 ov)

Zimbabwe Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Regis Chakabva - 2.2 ov), 2-3 (Craig Ervine - 2.3 ov), 3-20 (Sean Williams - 7.2 ov), 4-30 (Takudzwanashe Kaitano - 10.2 ov), 5-31 (Sikandar Raza - 11.1 ov), 6-41 (Milton Shumba - 15.5 ov), 7-43 (Wellington Masakadza - 17.1 ov), 8-52 (Blessing Muzarabani - 18.3 ov), 9-70 (Ryan Burl - 24.2 ov), 10-70 (Richard Ngarava - 24.4 ov)

Playing XI

SRI LANKA - Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (WK), Kamindu Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (C), Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis, Jeffrey Vandersay, Maheesh Theekshana, Dushmantha Chameera

ZIMBABWE - Takudzwanashe Kaitano, Regis Chakabva (WK), Craig Ervine (C), Sean Williams, Ryan Burl, Sikandar Raza, Milton Shumba, Wellington Masakadza, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Tendai Chatara

Match Details

Date - 21st January 09:00 AM

Venue - Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Toss - Sri Lanka won the toss & elected to bat

Umpires - Kumar Dharmasena, Prageeth Rambukwella

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