Result
2nd Test, Colombo (SSC), Sep 18-21 1996, Zimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka
141 & 235
(6.4 ov, target 27)
350/8d & 30/0
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets
Player Of The Match
Zimbabwe 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GW Flower c Mahanama b Muralitharan521171806044.44
MH Dekker c Mahanama b Muralitharan1838561047.36
AH Omarshah c †Kaluwitharana b Pushpakumara12023005.00
ADR Campbell (c)st †Kaluwitharana b Silva3686923041.86
A Flower run out315180020.00
CB Wishart c †Kaluwitharana b Silva211230018.18
GJ Whittall c Silva b Muralitharan036000.00
PA Strang not out22232009.09
AR Whittall c Gurusinha b Muralitharan37110042.85
BC Strang c de Silva b Silva33600100.00
HK Olonga c Mahanama b Silva3780042.85
Extras(b 3, lb 10, nb 5)18
TOTAL(53.1 Ov, RR: 2.65)141
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Mark Dekker), 2-54 (Ali Shah), 3-119 (Alistair Campbell), 4-121 (Grant Flower), 5-123 (Andy Flower), 6-125 (Guy Whittall), 7-126 (Craig Wishart), 8-133 (Andy Whittall), 9-136 (Bryan Strang), 10-141 (Henry Olonga)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1013103.1000
KR Pushpakumara1133413.0900
M Muralitharan2054042.0004
KJ Silva10.141641.5700
PA de Silva20703.5000
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RS Mahanama c †A Flower b BC Strang311200027.27
ST Jayasuriya c AR Whittall b PA Strang4146616189.13
AP Gurusinha c Wishart b BC Strang882392948136.82
PA de Silva c & b PA Strang1625331164.00
A Ranatunga (c)c Wishart b BC Strang621330028.57
HP Tillakaratne not out12632640913038.65
RS Kaluwitharana c †A Flower b GJ Whittall2756822048.21
WPUJC Vaas st †A Flower b PA Strang861201133.33
KR Pushpakumara c BC Strang b PA Strang23791123029.11
M Muralitharan not out16150016.66
Extras(lb 4, nb 4, w 3)11
TOTAL(133.5 Ov, RR: 2.61)350/8d
Did not bat: KJ Silva 
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Roshan Mahanama), 2-58 (Sanath Jayasuriya), 3-86 (Aravinda de Silva), 4-102 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 5-216 (Asanka Gurusinha), 6-267 (Romesh Kaluwitharana), 7-276 (Chaminda Vaas), 8-340 (Ravindra Pushpakumara)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
HK Olonga2668103.1113
BC Strang2066333.1501
AR Whittall3177502.4100
PA Strang38116641.7300
GJ Whittall16.544812.8520
GW Flower201306.5000
Zimbabwe 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GW Flower lbw b Silva1345711028.88
MH Dekker lbw b Vaas414200028.57
AH Omarshah c Vaas b Pushpakumara622683025023.13
ADR Campbell (c)c sub (MS Atapattu) b Silva411100036.36
A Flower c Gurusinha b Muralitharan31931024033.33
CB Wishart c †Kaluwitharana b Jayasuriya2558682043.10
GJ Whittall c Gurusinha b Jayasuriya310180030.00
AR Whittall  b Muralitharan1253891022.64
PA Strang c & b Vaas50941075053.19
BC Strang  b Muralitharan216170012.50
HK Olonga not out34936006.12
Extras(b 2, lb 6, nb 17, w 1)26
TOTAL(113.3 Ov, RR: 2.07)235
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Mark Dekker), 2-30 (Grant Flower), 3-34 (Alistair Campbell), 4-91 (Andy Flower), 5-135 (Craig Wishart), 6-144 (Guy Whittall), 7-167 (Ali Shah), 8-193 (Andy Whittall), 9-201 (Bryan Strang), 10-235 (Paul Strang)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas26.3113421.2800
KR Pushpakumara802413.0001
M Muralitharan4199432.29111
KJ Silva2674921.8802
PA de Silva511002.0003
ST Jayasuriya731622.2800
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (target: 27 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ST Jayasuriya not out18-2630-
RS Mahanama not out12-2610-
Extras0
TOTAL(6.4 Ov, RR: 4.5)30/0
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
HK Olonga3.401704.6300
PA Strang301304.3300
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossZimbabwe , elected to bat first
SeriesZimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Hashan Tillakaratne
Player Of The Series
Muttiah Muralitharan
Series resultSri Lanka won the 2-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1334
Season1996
Match days18,19,20,21 September 1996 (5-day match)
Umpires
K.T.Francis
Cyril Mitchley
TV Umpire
B.C. Cooray
Match Referee
John Reid
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 18 Sep - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 86/3 (AP Gurusinha 23*, A Ranatunga 0*)
Thu, 19 Sep - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 317/7 (HP Tillakaratne 100*, KR Pushpakumara 17*)
Fri, 20 Sep - day 3 - Zimbabwe 2nd innings 162/6 (AH Omarshah 62*, AR Whittall 1*)
Sat, 21 Sep - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 30/0 (6.4 ov) - end of match