Watch SL v Zim 2nd test day 2 full highlights today from Harare Sports Club (Zimbabwe), Monday 7th November 2016. After the victory of toss Zimbabwe chose to bowl first and it was unbelievable because in first match Sri Lanka batted first and batted so well and now in this match AG Cremer captain of the Zimbabweans took a chance again but at the first day till Sri Lanka 112 runs it was all good and everything was going in Zimbabwe favor but second last wicket partnership between WU Tharanga and DM de Silva took match away from Zimbabwe. Sri Lanka scored 290 runs on the first day with five down and DM de Silva showed performed magnificently with scoring his century off 197 balls and still not out.
WU Tharanga played a very good inning, he played good when his team needed a big partnership very badly. His wicket down at 79 runs and then 78.3 82.0 kph, Did the batsman nick that? Umpire Fry shakes his head. DRS makes a debut in Zimbabwe, finally. The hosts challenge Fry’s not-out decision. Ricocheted off Moor’s gloves and ballooned to the left of slip, who snapped it up with both hands. Looped up and outside off, Tharanga is drawn into a drive, plays away from his body. There was a deflection, Fry overturns his decision, and Gremer provides the breakthrough. DRS works for Zimbabwe, Tharanga walks off for 79, the 143-run stand ends 255/5.
H Masakadza took two wickets in eight overs with 18 runs, DT Tiripano and CB Mpofu took two wickets one each of them. DAS Gunaratne scored 13 runs and still not out.
Toss: Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to field.
Sri Lanka team
FDM Karunaratne, JK Silva, MDKJ Perera†, BKG Mendis, WU Tharanga, DM de Silva, DAS Gunaratne, MDK Perera, HMRKB Herath*, RAS Lakmal, CBRLS Kumara.
TMK Mawoyo, BB Chari, H Masakadza, CR Ervine, SC Williams, MN Waller, PJ Moor†, AG Cremer*, DT Tiripano, CT Mumba, CB Mpofu.
Match Timings: 10:00 local time (08:00 GMT)
Test no. 2231 | 2016/17 season
Played at Harare Sports Club
6,7,8,9,10 November 2016 (5-day match)
Umpires – SD Fry and RJ Tucker
TV umpire – L Rusere
Match referee – BC Broad
Reserve umpire – RB Tiffin
Sri Lanka 504
Zimbabwe 126/2 35.0 overs
Zimbabwe trail by 378 runs with 8 wickets remaining in the 1st innings