Watch SL v Zim second test third day full highlights today from Harare Sports Club (Zimbabwe), Tuesday 8th November 2016. Zimbabwean bowlers conceding fifth time above five hundred against opponents constantly. First against Bangladesh, two times against New Zealand and now against Sri Lanka. It indicates that their bowling line is not good and also not improving. Sri Lanka scored 504 runs in their first innings with all out in 144.4 overs. Their fielding is also so poor not from all players. Sixth number wicket of Sri Lankan batting DM de Silva scored 127 runs off 245 balls with fourteen 4s. When his wicket dismissed then Sri Lanka was at 342.
DAS Gunaratne scored 116 runs by facing 193 balls and his wicket was the last one from Sri Lanka’s batting. The beginning of Sri Lankan innings was not so good because their fourth wicket was down at 112 then they played very sensibly and scored much better runs. The opener of the Zimbabwean team TMK Mawoyo’s wicket down at 3 runs then total score was 17 and second wicket down at 17 again and this time he was H Masakadza a much-experienced batsmen but it was the last wicket of the second day after that Zimbabwe played very good and scored 126 runs with no more wickets loss.
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