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)

Mupariwa to Jayawardene, OUT, 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.

DPMD Jayawardene c Utseya b Mupariwa 0 (16m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 6/1   WU Tharanga 6* (10b 1x4)   T Mupariwa 1.4-0-5-1

Rainsford to Tharanga, OUT, 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!

WU Tharanga b Rainsford 6 (31m 22b 1x4 0x6) SR: 27.27

Sri Lanka 8/2   KC Sangakkara 0* (8b)   EC Rainsford 4-3-1-1

Mupariwa to Kapugedera, OUT, full on middle and leg, flicked uppishly but straight to Matsikenyeri at midwicket who makes no mistake. Sri Lanka continue to struggle.

CK Kapugedera c Matsikenyeri b Mupariwa 4 (28m 20b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

Sri Lanka 23/3   KC Sangakkara 7* (25b)   T Mupariwa 6.1-1-13-2

Matsikenyeri to Sangakkara, OUT, 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!

KC Sangakkara c †Taibu b Matsikenyeri 28 (84m 58b 0x4 0x6) SR: 48.27

Sri Lanka 62/4   SHT Kandamby 13* (34b)   S Matsikenyeri 3.2-0-10-1

Dabengwa to Mubarak, OUT, 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

J Mubarak c Matsikenyeri b Dabengwa 16 (45m 41b 1x4 0x6) SR: 39.02

Sri Lanka 97/5   SHT Kandamby 29* (78b)   KM Dabengwa 0.3-0-2-1

Price to Mathews, OUT, 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

SHT Kandamby run out 40 (114m 99b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.40

Sri Lanka 129/6   AD Mathews 16* (19b)   RW Price 5.1-0-21-0

Price to Kulasekara, OUT, 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

KMDN Kulasekara b Price 1 (3m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Sri Lanka 132/7   AD Mathews 18* (21b)   RW Price 6-0-24-1

Price to Mathews, OUT, 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

M Muralitharan run out 5 (7m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 166.66

Sri Lanka 147/8   AD Mathews 28* (27b 1x6)   RW Price 6.3-0-27-1

Rainsford to Mathews, OUT, 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.

AD Mathews c Masakadza b Rainsford 31 (44m 30b 0x4 1x6) SR: 103.33

Sri Lanka 150/9   BAW Mendis 0* (2b)   EC Rainsford 8.2-3-20-2

Rainsford to Fernando, OUT, gone! yorker on middle, Dilhara fails to get his bat down in time to have his stumps rearranged. Sri Lanka bowled out for 152

CRD Fernando b Rainsford 2 (3m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

Sri Lanka 152/10   BAW Mendis 0* (2b)   EC Rainsford 8.5-3-22-3





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Hours of play (local time) 09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00 Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15

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