Sri Lanka players told to get fit or get out - Easterneye (press release) (subscription)

Malinga officially under observation after no member of the 13-man squad met required international fitness standards. The Sri Lankan government on Wednesday (28) warned the national cricket team to get fit in three months or get booted out. The ...

Zimbabwe stuns Sri Lanka with 6-wicket win in 1st ODI - Nehanda Radio

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AP) – Zimbabwe stunned Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka for the first time with a six-wicket win in the opener of a five-match one-day international series on Friday. Zimbabwe stuns Sri Lanka with 6-wicket win in 1st ODI. Zimbabwe made 322-4 ...

Mire fires ton as Zimbabwe shock Lanka in Galle ODI - Gulf Times

Solomon Mire smashed his maiden one-day century yesterday to take Zimbabwe to a historic six wicket win over Sri Lanka and pile pressure on the beleaguered Asian nation. Mire hit 112 off 96 balls as Zimbabwe reached 322-4 to pass Sri Lanka's 316-5 ...

Sri Lanka suffer horror defeat in Galle - The Island.lk (subscription)

Lasith Malinga is seen dropping a catch during the 1st One-dayer between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe at the Galle Int'l Cricket Stadium yesterday. Sri Lanka suffered due to dropped catches as they lost to minnowy Zimbabwe for the first time at home by six ...

Stats: Zimbabwe register highest ODI run chase in Sri Lanka - Yahoo Cricket

Zimbabwe became the first team to successfully chase a target in excess of 300 in Sri Lanka to win an ODI. They achieved that feat in the first match of their five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka at Galle and broke the record for the highest run ...

10 things you didn't know about the hero of Zimbabwe's win against Sri Lanka Solomon Mire - Yahoo Cricket

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 15: Solomon Mire of Zimbabwe bowls during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and Zimbabwe at Seddon Park on February 15, 2015 in Hamilton, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah ...

Mathews pans fielding effort after defeat - Cricket365.com

Sri Lanka suffered a crushing six wicket defeat to Zimbabwe on Friday with skipper Angelo Mathews laying the blame on the bowlers and fielding. The hosts dropped three catches including two chances afforded by centurion Solomon Mire as they failed to ...

Zimbabwe set records straight after epic win over Sri Lanka - The Indian Express

This was also Zimbabwe's second highest run-chase in ODI's with the highest being 329 against New Zealand. The primary reason behind this record was Soloman Mire who recorded his personal best of 112. His innings was the cornerstone of Zimbabwe's ...

Zimbabwe's historic chase against Sri Lanka, other statistical highlights - Sportswallah

Visitors Zimbabwe began their Sri Lanka tour with a historic victory over hosts Sri Lanka by chasing 322 at Galle International Stadium. Batting first, Sri Lanka posted 316, which includes three fifties from Danushka Gunathilaka (60), Kusal Mendis (86 ...

Sri Lanka willing to send cricket team to Pakistan, says Sethi - ARY NEWS

KARACHI: Sri Lanka may lead the way for the world in bringing international cricket back to Pakistan as reports suggest that their authorities have 'shown willingness' to send their team to the country later this year. “Yes, Sri Lanka [cricket board ...

1st ODI: Solomon Mire maiden ton powers Zimbabwe to historic win over Sri Lanka - India Today

Zimbabwe made 322-4 with 14 deliveries to spare in reply to Sri Lanka's formidable 316-5, in the biggest successful run chase in the country. AP | Posted by Rohan Sen. ap@intoday.com. Galle, June 30, 2017 | UPDATED 20:50 IST. A +A -. (Zimbabwe Cricket ...

We let Zimbabwe off the hook, concedes Mathews - Cricbuzz

Sri Lanka's fielding cost them a semi-final berth in the Champions Trophy and sloppy fielding came to hurt them again as they suffered a maiden defeat to Zimbabwe at home in the first ODI between the countries in Galle on Friday (June 30). Sri Lanka ...

Mathews blames sloppy fielding for another defeat - ESPNcricinfo.com

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has once more blamed the loss to Zimbabwe on poor fielding, after his team failed to defend a target of 317. Three catches were dropped during the innings - two of them off top-scorer Solomon Mire. Dropped catches have ...

Mire ton helps Zimbabwe script famous win - Wisden India

Solomon Mire smashed his maiden One-Day International century on Friday (June 30) to take Zimbabwe to a famous six-wicket win over Sri Lanka and add to the pressure on the beleaguered home side. Mire hit 112 off 96 balls as Zimbabwe reached 322 for ...

Sri Lanka humiliated by Zimbabwe in 1st ODI - Daily Pakistan

Galle – In an unexpected move, Zimbabwe thrashed Sri Lanka in the first One Day International (ODI) at Galle on Friday, with a sparkling chase of 317 runs. Earlier, Sri Lanka set a huge total of 317 after losing five wickets in fifty overs. Kusal ...

Stats: Zimbabwe ace record chase in Sri Lanka - Cricbuzz

Zimbabwe started off the five-match ODI series against hosts Sri Lanka with a thumping six-wicket win on Friday (June 30). What makes the win stunning is the fact that it came only days after they became the first Full Member nation to lose an ODI to ...

Zimbabwe edge Sri Lanka in ODI cricket tie - Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release) (registration)

Zimbabwe beat Sri Lank by six wickets in the first of a five One-Day International (ODI) series played in the Sri Lankan city of Galle on Friday.Chasing a target of 317 runs in 50 overs, Zimbabwe sealed victory in the 48th over, scoring 322 runs for ...

Zimbabwe ace first successful 300-plus chase in Sri Lanka - ESPNcricinfo.com

0 Previous instances of a 300-plus target being chased down successfully in Sri Lanka in 32 attempts. Zimbabwe's pursuit of 318 was the highest successful chase in the country. The previous highest was 289 by Sri Lanka against Pakistan in 2009. Sri ...

Sri Lanka eye redemption against Zimbabwe - The Hindu

Sri Lanka are looking to pick themselves up as the series against Zimbabwe begins this week in Galle after a string of poor performances prompted their coach to quit. Angelo Mathews ( right ) leads the Sri Lankans who take on Zimbabwe in the first of ...

Zimbabwe make history at Galle - Cricket365.com

Zimbabwe became the first team to successfully chase down a 300 score in an ODI in Sri Lanka when they overhauled the hosts 316/4 with 14 balls to spare. The visitors take a 1-0 lead in the five match series as a sparkling maiden ODI century from ...