Result
3rd ODI, Colombo (SSC), Jan 26 1998, Zimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka
281/6
(49/50 ov, target 282)
286/6
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Zimbabwe Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GW Flower c Kalpage b Chandana1121381949081.15
CB Wishart c Gunawardene b Kalpage4554638083.33
MW Goodwin c Chandana b Jayasuriya1824301075.00
A Flower c †Kaluwitharana b Dharmasena6870905097.14
GJ Whittall c de Silva b Dharmasena331300100.00
ADR Campbell (c)st †Kaluwitharana b Dharmasena95220180.00
PA Strang not out65600120.00
HH Streak not out22200100.00
Extras(b 2, lb 8, nb 1, w 7)18
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.62)281/6
Fall of wickets: 1-82 (Craig Wishart), 2-114 (Murray Goodwin), 3-258 (Andy Flower), 4-264 (Grant Flower), 5-273 (Alistair Campbell), 6-274 (Guy Whittall)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KR Pushpakumara603405.66---20
KSC de Silva603906.50---11
HDPK Dharmasena1004734.70---20
RS Kalpage1013413.40---00
ST Jayasuriya1006616.60---00
UDU Chandana805116.37---20
Sri Lanka Innings (target: 282 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ST Jayasuriya (c)st †A Flower b GJ Whittall102100127131102.00
DA Gunawardene  b AR Whittall12112330109.09
MN Nawaz c Goodwin b Strang523350021.73
DPMD Jayawardene c Huckle b GW Flower74781314094.87
RS Kalpage run out (Streak)3747531078.72
RS Kaluwitharana c Huckle b GW Flower13132310100.00
HDPK Dharmasena not out99800100.00
UDU Chandana not out145911280.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 2, w 13)20
TOTAL(49 Ov, RR: 5.83)286/6
Fall of wickets: 1-46 (Avishka Gunawardene), 2-87 (Naveed Nawaz), 3-160 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 4-233 (Ruwan Kalpage), 5-255 (Mahela Jayawardene), 6-266 (Romesh Kaluwitharana)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
HH Streak2021010.50---10
JA Rennie504308.60---20
AR Whittall1004614.60---80
PA Strang1005415.40---00
GW Flower703625.14---00
AG Huckle1004404.40---10
GJ Whittall402315.75---20
ADR Campbell1014014.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossZimbabwe , elected to bat first
SeriesZimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Sanath Jayasuriya
Player Of The Series
Sanath Jayasuriya
Series resultSri Lanka won the 3-match series 3-0
Match numberODI no. 1286
Season1997/98
Match days26 January 1998 (50-over match)
ODI debut
Avishka Gunawardene
Naveed Nawaz
Umpires
TM Samarasinghe
Peter Manuel
TV Umpire
Nandasena Pathirana
Match Referee
Raman Subba Row
MATCH NOTES
  • ST Jayasuriya captains Sri Lanka for the first time.