Sri Lanka’s fortunes in the International field are just deteriorating while Zimbabwe have made history at the cost of Sri Lanka’s defeat as a group. Mentor Heath Streak and commander of Zimbabwe, Graeme Cremer, accentuated prior that they needed opportunities to play against top indents and they have conveyed what they guaranteed and once in a while get the chance to Test themselves against higher-positioned rivals.
Winning the see-saw ODI arrangement 3-2 is the energy that the “underdogs” required and more then likely, will support their crusades later on as well. It was a pursuit to recollect for Zimbabwe, the ones that will be associated with quite a while and Sikandar Raza specifically for his allround indicate who in this manner won the Man of the Match grant.
After early heroics shown by Solomon Mire and Hamilton Masakadza who were thundering their way to a persuading triumph today, a crumple was en route. In spite of the fact that the nerves assumed control mid-way, Sri Lanka just detected the open door however missed the mark while executing their plans.
137/1 rapidly ended up noticeably 175/7, a brilliant open door was being spurned, however Zimbabwe’s man of the day was still in the center. Raza took matters into his own hands, played the overcome shots and guaranteed they would recollect this 3-2 arrangement win an amazing occurrence in their cricket. Furthermore, the open door just slipped out of Sri Lanka’s hands.
It was a glad day for Zimbabwe as their changing area ejected in delight, making it their first arrangement win outside the home since 2009 and their first against a noteworthy group since 2001.
In the post-coordinate introduction, Angelo Mathews, skipper of the Sri Lankan group rushed to commend the champs and called attention to what turned out badly for them.
“We were defeated in each of the three divisions. Credit to Zimbabwe, they gave us an extreme time. It was a troublesome track to bat on, however 203 was path beneath norms. Our bowlers rocked the bowling alley extremely well, Malinga was great, Dananjaya came great. The openers have assumed liability, however the rest didn’t bolster them enough,” said Mathews.