Sri Lanka tour of Zimbabwe, 5th ODI: Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Nov 30, 2008
Sri Lanka won by 19 runs
Played at Harare Sports Club
30 November 2008 (50-over match)
  Sri Lanka innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal WU Tharanga b Rainsford 6 31 22 1 0 27.27
6.6 short of a good length outside off, looks to defend it off the back foot, gets an inside edge on the pads and onto the stumps. Sri Lanka struggling here! 8/2
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene* c Utseya b Mupariwa 0 16 12 0 0 0.00
3.4 gone! full outside off, there to drive, gets on the front foot and pushes it uppishly towards cover where Usteya dives forward to complete a good catch. 6/1
View dismissal KC Sangakkara c †Taibu b Matsikenyeri 28 84 58 0 0 48.27
24.2 gone! Sangakkara goes! that was flighted outside off, pitches short of a length, Sangakkara gets on the back foot to cut it past point, gets a thick outside edge that's snapped up easily by Taibu. He makes amends for his spilled chance earlier on and Sri Lanka are in some trouble now! 62/4
View dismissal CK Kapugedera c Matsikenyeri b Mupariwa 4 28 20 0 0 20.00
13.1 full on middle and leg, flicked uppishly but straight to Matsikenyeri at midwicket who makes no mistake. Sri Lanka continue to struggle. 23/3
View dismissal SHT Kandamby run out (†Taibu) 40 114 99 0 0 40.40
45.1 Price to Mathews, gone! run out, flatter from wide of crease on middle and off, dropped onto the off side, Kandamby backs up too far, is halfway down the pitch, Taibu runs forward, picks up the ball and flicks it straight on to the stumps to find Kandamby well short of his ground at the non-strikers end 129/6
View dismissal J Mubarak c Matsikenyeri b Dabengwa 16 45 41 1 0 39.02
38.3 gone! short on middle, Mubarak gets on the back foot and pulls it away straight to Matsikenyeri at square leg who dives low to his right to take a sharp catch 97/5
View dismissal AD Mathews c Masakadza b Rainsford 31 44 30 0 1 103.33
48.2 slower ball on middle and leg, makes room to loft the ball over mid-off, times it well but fails to get the elevation, hits it straight to Masakadza who takes a good sharp catch. 150/9
View dismissal KMDN Kulasekara b Price 1 3 3 0 0 33.33
45.6 bowled 'im! that was slow through the air on middle and off, Kulasekara tries to loft it over mid-off on the back foot, misses, and the off stump takes a beating 132/7
View dismissal M Muralitharan run out (†Taibu) 5 7 3 0 0 166.66
47.3 Price to Mathews, run out, flatter on middle and leg, gets on the back foot and drops it onto the leg side, Murali calls for a single and runs down the pitch but is sent back by Mathews, Taibu runs to his left, picks the ball up and records yet another direct hit at the non-striker's end to find Murali short of his ground 147/8
BAW Mendis not out 0 8 2 0 0 0.00
View dismissal CRD Fernando b Rainsford 2 3 3 0 0 66.66
48.5 gone! yorker on middle, Dilhara fails to get his bat down in time to have his stumps rearranged. Sri Lanka bowled out for 152 152/10
Extras (b 6, lb 2, w 11) 19
  Total (all out; 48.5 overs) 152 (3.11 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets EC Rainsford 8.5 3 22 3 2.49 40 0 1 (1w)
6.6 to Tharanga, short of a good length outside off, looks to defend it off the back foot, gets an inside edge on the pads and onto the stumps. Sri Lanka struggling here! 8/2
48.2 to Mathews, slower ball on middle and leg, makes room to loft the ball over mid-off, times it well but fails to get the elevation, hits it straight to Masakadza who takes a good sharp catch. 150/9
48.5 to Fernando, gone! yorker on middle, Dilhara fails to get his bat down in time to have his stumps rearranged. Sri Lanka bowled out for 152 152/10
View wickets T Mupariwa 7 1 17 2 2.42 32 1 0 (1w)
3.4 to Jayawardene, gone! full outside off, there to drive, gets on the front foot and pushes it uppishly towards cover where Usteya dives forward to complete a good catch. 6/1
13.1 to Kapugedera, full on middle and leg, flicked uppishly but straight to Matsikenyeri at midwicket who makes no mistake. Sri Lanka continue to struggle. 23/3
  E Chigumbura 2 0 18 0 9.00 3 0 0 (5w)
  P Utseya 10 2 15 0 1.50 47 0 0 (1w)
View wicket S Matsikenyeri 10 0 29 1 2.90 37 1 0 (2w)
24.2 to Sangakkara, gone! Sangakkara goes! that was flighted outside off, pitches short of a length, Sangakkara gets on the back foot to cut it past point, gets a thick outside edge that's snapped up easily by Taibu. He makes amends for his spilled chance earlier on and Sri Lanka are in some trouble now! 62/4
View wicket RW Price 7 0 28 1 4.00 22 0 0 (1w)
45.6 to Kulasekara, bowled 'im! that was slow through the air on middle and off, Kulasekara tries to loft it over mid-off on the back foot, misses, and the off stump takes a beating 132/7
View wicket KM Dabengwa 4 0 15 1 3.75 11 0 0
38.3 to Mubarak, gone! short on middle, Mubarak gets on the back foot and pulls it away straight to Matsikenyeri at square leg who dives low to his right to take a sharp catch 97/5
  Zimbabwe innings (target: 153 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal H Masakadza c Mendis b Fernando 7 30 6 0 0 116.66
4.4 slower ball outside off, didn't pick it, went through with the attempted slog-sweep over midwicket, the ball lobbed up in the air towards fine leg where Mendis judged the catch to perfection. Zimbabwe lose their openers 25/2
View dismissal V Sibanda lbw b Muralitharan 5 24 18 0 0 27.77
3.4 gone this time! full on middle and leg from round the wicket, tries to sweep it away towards square leg, misses, is struck on the back pad in line with middle, the appeal is upheld. That was plumb! 23/1
View dismissal T Taibu lbw b Fernando 14 42 20 2 0 70.00
12.1 gone! full on middle and leg, gets on the front foot to turn it away towards square leg, misses it completely and is rapped on the pads walking forward, is hit in line with leg stump and the umpire has no hesitation in raising his finger 58/6
View dismissal CJ Chibhabha lbw b Muralitharan 1 4 3 0 0 33.33
5.4 gone! flighted outside off and spinning towards middle, tries to sweep it towards square leg, misses, and is hit in line with middle. That was absolutely plumb! That was identical to Sibanda's lbw 27/3
View dismissal S Matsikenyeri lbw b Muralitharan 4 9 6 1 0 66.66
7.4 but this was plumb! pitched on a good length outside off, gets on the back foot to defend, misses, and is rapped on the pads as the ball spins towards middle to trap him right in front of the middle stump. No doubt about that one 40/4
View dismissal E Chigumbura b Muralitharan 5 9 8 1 0 62.50
9.3 bowled 'im! bowled flat on the off stump, and spinning in sharply, Chigumbura came onto the front foot but failed to bring his bat down in time as the ball whizzed through him and onto the off stump. 49/5
View dismissal KM Dabengwa b Kulasekara 39 126 91 1 1 42.85
40.2 bowled 'im! what a timely wicket! that was short on the off stump, kept a touch low, makes room and tries to guide that one down to third man, fails to get his bat down in time and the ball crashes into the off stump. 130/7
View dismissal P Utseya* lbw b Kulasekara 31 124 99 0 0 31.31
42.5 gone! good length on the off stump and angling in towards middle, gets forward to defend, misses, and is struck in line with middle and off, that looked out and the umpire had no doubt 133/8
View dismissal RW Price lbw b Muralitharan 3 19 14 0 0 21.42
43.6 gone! Murali takes five, his 10th five-wicket haul, that was quicker through the air, pitched on a good length outside off and spun in sharply, Price came forward to defend but failed to make contact, was struck on the pads and in line with middle and the umpire didn't take too long to raise his finger 133/10
View dismissal T Mupariwa c Mendis b Kulasekara 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
42.6 gone! full toss on middle, tries to drive it wide of mid-on, gets a leading edge straight to mid-off where Mendis takes a comfortable catch 133/9
EC Rainsford not out 0 6 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 4, w 18, nb 2) 24
  Total (all out; 44 overs) 133 (3.02 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets CRD Fernando 9 0 33 2 3.66 37 2 0 (2nb, 3w)
4.4 to Masakadza, slower ball outside off, didn't pick it, went through with the attempted slog-sweep over midwicket, the ball lobbed up in the air towards fine leg where Mendis judged the catch to perfection. Zimbabwe lose their openers 25/2
12.1 to Taibu, gone! full on middle and leg, gets on the front foot to turn it away towards square leg, misses it completely and is rapped on the pads walking forward, is hit in line with leg stump and the umpire has no hesitation in raising his finger 58/6
View wickets KMDN Kulasekara 9 2 14 3 1.55 44 0 0 (1w)
40.2 to Dabengwa, bowled 'im! what a timely wicket! that was short on the off stump, kept a touch low, makes room and tries to guide that one down to third man, fails to get his bat down in time and the ball crashes into the off stump. 130/7
42.5 to Utseya, gone! good length on the off stump and angling in towards middle, gets forward to defend, misses, and is struck in line with middle and off, that looked out and the umpire had no doubt 133/8
42.6 to Mupariwa, gone! full toss on middle, tries to drive it wide of mid-on, gets a leading edge straight to mid-off where Mendis takes a comfortable catch 133/9
View wickets M Muralitharan 10 2 29 5 2.90 49 2 0 (3w)
3.4 to Sibanda, gone this time! full on middle and leg from round the wicket, tries to sweep it away towards square leg, misses, is struck on the back pad in line with middle, the appeal is upheld. That was plumb! 23/1
5.4 to Chibhabha, gone! flighted outside off and spinning towards middle, tries to sweep it towards square leg, misses, and is hit in line with middle. That was absolutely plumb! That was identical to Sibanda's lbw 27/3
7.4 to Matsikenyeri, but this was plumb! pitched on a good length outside off, gets on the back foot to defend, misses, and is rapped on the pads as the ball spins towards middle to trap him right in front of the middle stump. No doubt about that one 40/4
9.3 to Chigumbura, bowled 'im! bowled flat on the off stump, and spinning in sharply, Chigumbura came onto the front foot but failed to bring his bat down in time as the ball whizzed through him and onto the off stump. 49/5
43.6 to Price, gone! Murali takes five, his 10th five-wicket haul, that was quicker through the air, pitched on a good length outside off and spun in sharply, Price came forward to defend but failed to make contact, was struck on the pads and in line with middle and the umpire didn't take too long to raise his finger 133/10
  BAW Mendis 9 0 23 0 2.55 40 1 0 (2w)
  J Mubarak 4 0 14 0 3.50 12 0 0
  AD Mathews 2 0 13 0 6.50 5 0 1
  SHT Kandamby 1 0 3 0 3.00 3 0 0

Match details


Toss - Zimbabwe, who chose to field
Series - Sri Lanka won the 5-match series 5-0
Player of the match - M Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
Player of the series - BAW Mendis (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - KC Barbour and RB Tiffin
TV umpire - TJ Tapfumaneyi
Match referee - MJ Procter (South Africa)
Reserve umpire - ET Dube

Match Notes


    • Sri Lanka innings
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 37/3 in 16.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 19, SHT Kandamby 2)
    • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 17.5 overs (114 balls), Extras 11
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 91/4 in 37.0 overs (SHT Kandamby 25, J Mubarak 14)
    • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 39.3 overs (247 balls), Extras 14
    • Power Play 2: Overs 45.1 - 50.0
    • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 48.1 overs (300 balls), Extras 19
    • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 152/10 in 48.5 overs (BAW Mendis 0)
    • Zimbabwe innings
    • Zimbabwe: 50 runs in 9.4 overs (66 balls), Extras 19
    • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
    • Zimbabwe: 100 runs in 31.6 overs (203 balls), Extras 24
    • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 127 balls (KM Dabengwa 27, P Utseya 20, Ex 5)
    • Power Play 3: Overs 43.1 - 48.0
 
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