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All-rounder Sikandar Raza gives Zimbabwe historic ODI triumph against Sri Lanka

Sikandar Raza’s outstanding performance gives Zimbabwe victory over Sri Lanka.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Sikandar Raza starred with the bat and ball to help Zimbabwe win by three wickets and clinch a historic series victory in the fifth one-day international on Monday (10). Taking the series 3-2 in Hambantota, the 11th-ranked Zimbabwe registered their maiden series win in Sri Lanka and first overseas triumph in eight years. Off-spinner Raza claimed three wickets to restrict the hosts to 203-8 after Zimbabwe elected to field first. He then anchored a tense chase with an unbeaten 27 as the visitors won with 71 balls to spare. Zimbabwe opener Hamilton Masakadza top-scored with a fluent 73 before rookie off-spinner…

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