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First Test

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe

2003: At Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo, December 27, 28, 29, 31

Sri Lanka make in six on the trot before the heavens open

Dec 31, 2001: It came slower than expected, as afternoon rain and some studied defense threatened to take the game into the final day, but Sri Lanka eventually triumphed to seal their six consecutive Test victory - a first for a sub-continental side - and take an

Charlie Austin

Zimbabwe left aggrieved as Sri Lankan domination continues

Dec 29, 2001: Zimbabwe were left facing an innings defeat at the Sinhalese Sports Club on Saturday after being forced to follow on 402 runs in arrears in the first Janashakthi National Test

Charlie Austin

Sri Lanka batsmen enjoy run feast on day two

Dec 28, 2001: The opening day of the series may have high in tedium and low in excitement, but on day two Sri Lanka raised the tempo, cashing in on a Zimbabwean bowling attack lacking control, variation and penetration, as they piled up a mammoth first innings

Charlie Austin

Sri Lanka establish firm foundation at SSC

Dec 27, 2001: It started in blistering sunshine and ended prematurely because of a spectacular tropical storm, but otherwise the first day of the Janashakthi National Test series was boringly predictable

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Tour Results
Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Galle - Jan 12-15, 2002
Sri Lanka won by 315 runs
Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Kandy - Jan 4-7, 2002
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 94 runs
Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Colombo (SSC) - Dec 27-31, 2001
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 166 runs
SL Board XI v Zimbabweans at Colombo (PSS) - Dec 21-23, 2001
SL Board XI won by 5 wickets
West Indies v Zimbabwe at Kandy - Dec 16, 2001
West Indies won by 8 wickets (with 96 balls remaining)
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