SL vs ZIM 1st ODI: Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets

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Published on: Jun 30, 2017

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Zimbabwe creates history becomes first team to chase down over 300 runs in ODIs in sri Lankan .

Zimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka 2017, 1st ODI: Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe at Galle, Jun 30, 2017

Toss : Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first

ZIM 322-4 (47.4)

SL 316-5 (50)

Zimbabwe won by 6 wickets


Zimbabwe create History by becoming the first team to chase over 300 in Sri Lanka.

First win for Zimbabwe against Sri Lanka in any format.

Angelo Mathews won the toss and chose to bat first on a Galle surface he expected to be good for batting, in the first ODI of the series. Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer said he also would have batted first, with the pitch likely to get slower through the day.

Sri Lanka Squad: MA Aponso, SL Malinga, WU Tharanga, N Pradeep, N Dickwella (wk), LD Madushanka, BKG Mendis, MD Gunathilaka, DAS Gunaratne, AD Mathews (C), ADananjaya

ZimbabweSquad: TL Chatara, SF Mire, Sikandar Raza, SC Williams, RP Burl, PJ Moor (wk), MN Waller, H Masakadza, AG Cremer (C), DT Tiripano, CR Ervine

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