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Sri Lankan cricketers pose for photographers after victory

Sri Lanka have quite a few positives to takeway

Sri Lanka completed a historic victory when they chased down 388 against Zimbabwe in the final innings at Colombo. It was the highest score ever chased down in Asian soil and the fourth highest in the history of Test...
Zimbabwe cricket captain Graeme Cremer

Zimbabwe: So close, yet so far…

“So close, yet so far,” the presenter Roshan Abeysinghe told a dejected but proud Zimbabwean Captain, Graeme Cremer, during the post match ceremony of the one-off Test between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe on Tuesday. Fighting all the odds and...
Graeme Cremer

Run yielding lower-order harbours Zimbabwe to safety

How many times do we see a team setting a target of over 350 in the fourth innings of a Test after losing half the side under 60? Well, it’s rare. Zimbabwe clawed their way back into the game...
Zimbabwe's cricketer Sikandar Raza plays a shot as Sri Lankan wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella

The spirited Sikandar Raza builds hope for Zimbabwe

At first, it was just a dream and now it’s a reality. Beating Sri Lanka in whites in their own backyard is astronomical. They boast an impressive record at home and it is always a challenge to beat them...
Graeme Cremer

Graeme Cremer’s all-new Zimbabwe eyes rare Test victory

When Zimbabwe’s tour of Sri Lanka had begun last month, a one-sided contest was anticipated in both the formats, One-Day International (ODI) and Test. However, somehow the Zimbabweans have managed to take a way out to outgo the hosts....
Zimbabwe cricketer Craig Ervine

Craig Ervine keeps Zimbabwe afloat in trouble waters

After winning the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series against Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe are now eyeing to make their tour a memorable one by putting up a battle in the one-off Test. Zimbabwe are having a dream run in Sri...
Dinesh Chandimal

Dinesh Chandimal’s path not a flower bed

The 27-year old Sri Lankan batsman, Dinesh Chandimal, has been elevated to Test captaincy after Angelo Mathews, the veteran all-rounder gave up captaincy across formats following an ODI series loss to Zimbabwe. Chandimal has experience of captaining the national...
Zimbabwe

Rise and shine, Zimbabwe!

Sikandar Raza in on strike, Wanindu Hasaranga is in his seventh over as Zimbabwe need six more runs to win. Hasaranga tosses it up, and Raza shimmies down the track and hits it over long-off. He hasn’t middle it,...
Craig Ervine

Zimbabwe’s spirited display, Sri Lanka under pressure

The last time Zimbabwe Cricket team rejoiced in the sport was back in 2014 when they recorded a victory against Australia in a One-day International (ODI). That was Zimbabwe’s first ODI win over Australia after a long gap of...
Niroshan Dickwella

Niroshan Dickwella can develop into a reliable opener for Sri Lanka

There are very few things as mesmerising as attacking batting against the new ball in cricket. Not many manage to master this art, as batting against the new ball is a difficult task. Sri Lanka are going through a...
Solomon Mire

Brilliant Solomon Mire!

It is the Zimbabwe’s tour of Sri Lanka. One day is cricket is finally back after 17 long years to one of the most scenic grounds in the world. With the Indian Ocean on both the sides and the...

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