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2nd ODI (D/N), Pallekele, Jan 18 2022, Zimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka
(35.4/50 ov, target 303)186/5
Sri Lanka need 117 runs from 14.2 overs.
Current RR: 5.21
 • Required RR: 8.16
 • Last 5 ov (RR): 31/1 (6.20)
ODI CAREER
BATTERSRB4s6sSRTHIS BOWLERLAST 5 OVS
Chamika Karunaratne* (Rhb)451080.004 (4b)4 (5b)
Dasun Shanaka (Rhb)66676298.502 (6b)18 (16b)
BOWLERSOMRWECON0s4s6sTHIS SPELL
Blessing Muzarabani (Rfm)6.403224.8028401.4 - 0 - 12 - 0
Richard Ngarava (Lfm)612113.5023202 - 1 - 2 - 1
MATRUNSHSAVE
1220944*41.80
367916827.28
MATWKTSBBIAVE
29375/4931.81
19213/5239.62
Partnership: 5 runs, 1.1 ov (RR: 4.28) Last BatKamindu Mendis c Ervine b Ngarava 57 (82b 4x4 0x6) SR: 69.51 FOW181/5 (34.3 ov)
Reviews Remaining: Zimbabwe - 2 (0 successful, 0 unsuccessful), Sri Lanka - 2 (0 successful, 0 unsuccessful)
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35th
1lb
W
34th
2
5w
1
33rd
1
1
32nd
1
6
2
1
31st
4
Match centre Ground time: 21:22
Scores: Ranjith P
Comms: Madushka Balasuriya
35.4
Muzarabani to C Karunaratne, no run

Length outside off, and Chamika wants to drop and run, but Shanaka is having none of it.

35.3
Muzarabani to C Karunaratne, no run

back of a length on the stumps, pushed back to the bowler.

Indika: "Shanaka has finally got an opportunity to prove his potential. Time for a M. S. Dhoni type knock" No pressure Dasun.

35.2
Muzarabani to C Karunaratne, no run

Length on the stumps, defended.

35.1
4
Muzarabani to C Karunaratne, FOUR runs

Length on the pads, and glanced down to fine leg. They can't bowl there.

Rohan: "When will teams recognize the importance of strike rotation and single collection ? T20 cricket has spoiled the culture." Think this might be more an issue of execution as opposed to planning, Rohan. Zim have bowled well.

end of over 35Wicket maiden
SL: 182/5CRR: 5.20 RRR: 8.06 • Need 121 from 15 overs
Dasun Shanaka66 (67)
Chamika Karunaratne0 (1)
Richard Ngarava 6-1-21-1
Blessing Muzarabani 6-0-28-2
34.6
Ngarava to Shanaka, no run

Back of a length, across the batter. Leaves it alone.

34.5
Ngarava to Shanaka, no run

Full, wide, goes for the drive but misses.

Vikram Solanki: "Well done Madushka. Ngarva owes you a beer." Maybe the entire Zim team. A wicket yet to fall with Sunaadh on comms.

Concussion check underway, as is now protocol.

34.4
1lb
Ngarava to C Karunaratne, 1 leg bye

Short and he ducks out of the way, but it strikes him flush on the back of the helmet.

Chamika on strike. Slip in place.

34.3
W
Ngarava to Mendis, OUT

And that pressure tells! Kamindu attempts to drive this ball but it holds up off a length and he ends up chipping this straight over the bowler. Mid-off moves to his left and holds on to this with just one hand.

Kamindu Mendis c Ervine b Ngarava 57 (82b 4x4 0x6) SR: 69.51

Another dot, and the pressure is palpable.

34.2
Ngarava to Mendis, no run

Length on the stumps, pushed to extra cover.

34.1
Ngarava to Mendis, no run

Swing and a miss. Length just outside off and he tries to heave this over the vacant midwicket area but can't connect.

Devin: "Two well set batters against quicks who looked incredibly disciplined so far. Turning out to be a real battle, but Zimbabwe slightly ahead, methinks." Tend to agree. With just Karunaratne to come as a recognised batter, one wicket and the whole complexion changes.

end of over 348 runs
SL: 181/4CRR: 5.32 RRR: 7.62 • Need 122 from 16 overs
Dasun Shanaka66 (65)
Kamindu Mendis57 (79)
Blessing Muzarabani 6-0-28-2
Richard Ngarava 5-0-21-0
33.6
Muzarabani to Shanaka, no run

Full outside off, goes for a wild drive and misses.

33.5
2
Muzarabani to Shanaka, 2 runs

Leading edge! This is back of a length, and Shanaka again tries to work it across on the onside, and it flies off the leading edge agonisingly past point.

33.4
Muzarabani to Shanaka, no run

Length outside off, moves across to work this on the onside, but he again finds that man at short midwicket.

33.3
Muzarabani to Shanaka, no run

Length outside off, pushed to backward point.

33.2
Muzarabani to Shanaka, no run

Length on the stumps, knocked to short midwicket.

33.2
5w
Muzarabani to Shanaka, 5 wide

That's straight, but Shanaka moves insides the line and looks to have flicked this past the keeper. But replay shows he got nothing on it, and wides are given.

33.1
1
Muzarabani to Mendis, 1 run

Back of a length, wide outside off and cut away behind square.

Muzarabani returns.

Gus: "Crucial knock by Shanaka, just when his role began to seem like that of a specialist captain. Still a way to go."

Imran: "Only Sikandar raza will break this partnership. Its my opinion..." Well he's the only bowler they haven't tried. Wonder if he's carrying some sort of knock. Very odd.

Dipanjan Show: "Zimbabwe needs to be calm and dry up the boundaries at one end which will prize out a wicket at the other end. With not much batting left, the other batter will be under huge pressure and may get out soon after." Sounds like a plan Dipanjan. SL on the other hand will want to take this as deep as possible.

Rama: "Awaiting Blessing to take a wicket without disguise" Ha, very nice. Terrible and excellent at the same time, much like Kamindu's innings here.

Drinks now.

end of over 332 runs
SL: 173/4CRR: 5.24 RRR: 7.64 • Need 130 from 17 overs
Dasun Shanaka64 (60)
Kamindu Mendis56 (78)
Richard Ngarava 5-0-21-0
Ryan Burl 2-0-14-0
32.6
Ngarava to Shanaka, no run

Oh, almost chops this on! Short of a length outside off, and Shanaka tries to push this away on the offside but gets a thick inside edge on to his pads.

32.5
1
Ngarava to Mendis, 1 run

Back of a length, waits for it and opens the face to guide it down to third man.

32.4
Ngarava to Mendis, no run

Back of a length, angled in to the body. Hits him on the thigh pad.

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66 runs (67)
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Partnerships
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Zimbabwe
59 (60)
RW Chakabva30 (32)
T Kaitano26 (28)
31 (35)
CR Ervine10 (17)
RW Chakabva17 (18)
106 (105)
CR Ervine56 (49)
SC Williams48 (56)
9 (15)
CR Ervine8 (8)
W Madhevere1 (7)
51 (50)
CR Ervine17 (24)
Sikandar Raza31 (26)
41 (31)
Sikandar Raza21 (16)
RP Burl19 (15)
1 (2)
Sikandar Raza1 (1)
WP Masakadza0 (1)
4 (4)
Sikandar Raza3 (3)
B Muzarabani0 (1)
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Sri Lanka
19 (28)
BKG Mendis7 (9)
P Nissanka12 (19)
6 (7)
PHKD Mendis2 (2)
P Nissanka4 (5)
6 (12)
LD Chandimal2 (6)
PHKD Mendis4 (6)
32 (40)
KIC Asalanka23 (21)
PHKD Mendis8 (19)
118 (120)
MD Shanaka66 (65)
PHKD Mendis43 (55)
5* (7)
MD Shanaka0 (2)
C Karunaratne4 (5)
Match details
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
TossZimbabwe, elected to bat first
SeriesZimbabwe tour of Sri LankaICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League
Season2021/22
Match numberODI no. 4343
Match days18 January 2022 - daynight (50-over match)
Umpires
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Kumar Dharmasena
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Raveendra Wimalasiri
TV Umpire
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Lyndon Hannibal
Reserve Umpire
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Prageeth Rambukwella
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle