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Zimbabwe thrash ‘pathetic’ Sri Lanka in one day battle

Zimbabwe humiliate Sri Lanka with emphatic win.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Solomon Mire smashed his maiden one-day century on Friday (30) to take Zimbabwe to a historic six wicket win over Sri Lanka and pile pressure on the beleaguered Asian nation. Mire hit 112 off 96 balls as Zimbabwe reached 322-4 to pass Sri Lanka’s 316-5 with more than two overs to spare. It was the first time in more than 200 one day internationals in Sri Lanka that a visiting team has scored more than a 300 run target to get a victory. Sri Lanka have been criticised in recent days by the country’s sports minister for being overweight and unfit. Captain Angelo Mathews also laid into his players after the defeat. “Having 315 on the board,…

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