Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe Test Day 1 Highlights July 14, 2017

Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe test is on and after losing 3 matches against their opponents the It seems that Sri Lanka’s are not in a mood to give up. On the first day, Zimbabwe won the toss and took their decision to bat first. CR Ervine on the batting side tried to hold the innings but his mates were unable to stand with him and due to the great bowling of Sri Lankans, Zimbabwe starts losing wickets. The day finished and Zimbabwe was on 344 runs after losing 8 wkts from 90 overs. Below is the complete Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe Test Day 1 Highlights along with the scorecard.

Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat.

Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe Test Day 1 Highlights

Here are the players of both the teams for the match.

Sri Lanka Squad
Dinesh Chandimal(c), Angelo Mathews, Asela Gunaratne, Rangana Herath, Upul Tharanga, Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella. Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Lahiru Kumara, Dilruwan Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Vishwa Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Suranga Lakmal.

Zimbabwe Squad
Graeme Cremer(c), Craig Ervine, Regis Chakabva, Hamilton Masakadza, Ryan Burl, Sean Williams, Peter Moor, Sikandar Raza, Nathan Waller. Wellington Masakadza, Malcolm Waller, Carl Mumba, Tarisai Musakanda, Tendai Chatara, Chris Mpofu, Donald Tiripano.

Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe Test Day 1 Highlights

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe Score Card

Here is the Card for the batting of the Zimbabwe team along with the bowling.

Zimbabwe 1st innings R B 4s 6s SR
H Masakadza c Mendis b Herath 19 40 2 0 47.50
RW Chakabva b Herath 12 23 0 0 52.17
TK Musakanda c †Dickwella b Kumara 6 12 1 0 50.00
CR Ervine not out 151 238 13 1 63.44
SC Williams c Gunaratne b Perera 22 26 4 0 84.61
Sikandar Raza lbw b Herath 36 47 2 1 76.59
PJ Moor† c Kumara b Gunaratne 19 42 0 1 45.23
MN Waller b Herath 36 39 4 0 92.30
AG Cremer* b Gunaratne 13 33 1 0 39.39
DT Tiripano not out 24 45 4 0 53.33
Extras (w 1, nb 5) 6        
Total (8 wickets; 90 overs) 344 (3.82 runs per over)

Sri Lankans bowled really well on the first day of the test. Here is the complete bowling chart of the game.

Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
RAS Lakmal 14 1 58 0 4.14 55 6 0  
CBRLS Kumara 15 2 66 1 4.40 54 8 0 (1w)
HMRKB Herath 30 4 106 4 3.53 123 9 2  
MDK Perera 24 0 86 1 3.58 91 6 1 (1nb)
DAS Gunaratne 7 0 28 2 4.00 29 2 0 (4nb)

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