• Thursday, May 19, 2022

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Graeme Cremer’s strikes rattle Sri Lanka on Day 2

Cremer’s brilliant performance has Sri Lanka on the back foot.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Zimbabwe skipper Graeme Cremer claimed three wickets to dent Sri Lanka’s first innings reply on the second day of the one-off Test in Colombo on Saturday (15). Cremer’s leg-spin and two crucial run outs left Sri Lanka reeling at 293-7 at stumps. Asela Gunaratne (24) and Rangana Herath (5) were at the crease with the hosts still trailing Zimbabwe by 63 runs. Gunaratne, who came down the batting order at number eight after sustaining a hamstring injury while fielding, put up sturdy resistance in the final few overs of the day. “The wicket has got drier and the leg-spinner (Cremer) is taking lot of turn.…

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