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aklemalp
June 30, 2017, 06:29 AM
Zimbabwe's chance of chasing this 300+ target is very good.

They currently need 95 off 90 balls...with 6 wickets in hand.

Night_wolf
June 30, 2017, 06:31 AM
Zim needs to win this, for our sake also! If SL wins 5-0 we'll be back at number 8

aklemalp
June 30, 2017, 06:33 AM
Man, they are bossing this chase right now.

Sikander Raza needs to take his team home. Play one of those knocks that his countrymen will remember for the next 30 years.

aklemalp
June 30, 2017, 06:39 AM
Zimbabwe is playing fearless cricket here. Pressure is on the Lankans

Bonglababu
June 30, 2017, 06:40 AM
Night Wolf bhai, doesn't it lower our ranking if Zimbos win this one too?

aklemalp
June 30, 2017, 06:43 AM
65 needed off 66...
And Malinga returns, he has 3 overs remaining. Can he pull it back for Sri Lanka?

Bonglababu
June 30, 2017, 06:44 AM
It's quite a monumental task being chased down by Zimbabwe. Wonder what will happen if we invite them in dhaka.

aklemalp
June 30, 2017, 06:48 AM
They have some players who are seniors now. This Zimbabwe side may be underrated, but if these guys click on their day, then it's trouble for the opposition.

This same SL that downed India in the CT is being exposed in their own conditions against a revived Zimbabwean team.

Night_wolf
June 30, 2017, 06:57 AM
Night Wolf bhai, doesn't it lower our ranking if Zimbos win this one too?

Zim is too far behind in the ratings

Night_wolf
June 30, 2017, 07:01 AM
300 has never been chased in SL.

if Zim wins this match vs SL in their own den this will be some feat

Zim cricket needs this

aklemalp
June 30, 2017, 07:15 AM
For the win....

Congrats Zimbabwe!

Well done Solomon Mire
Well done Sean Williams
Well done Waller
Well done skipper Cremer
Well done Raza!

SH Anik
June 30, 2017, 07:17 AM
Congratulations Zimbros!!

DinRaat.
June 30, 2017, 07:17 AM
Look the celebration,just handshakes.If this was our lot all of them would of danced around like chickens;except Tamim of course.

DinRaat.
June 30, 2017, 07:18 AM
Invite them now!!!!

Bonglababu
June 30, 2017, 07:49 AM
Look the celebration,just handshakes.If this was our lot all of them would of danced around like chickens;except Tamim of course.

They are not high profile M***** like us and they have legacy of Strang and Flowers brothers, Streak, Campbell, etc.

MHRAM
June 30, 2017, 08:34 AM
Look the celebration,just handshakes.If this was our lot all of them would of danced around like chickens;except Tamim of course.

Tamim gets too tired to even jump after 25 overs what do you expect.
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Tigers_eye
June 30, 2017, 08:35 AM
Well done Zimbabwe. What a start of an overseas series. SL'ans needed this jolt. Few heads will roll after this series if they lose another game. If some how Zim win the series that would be a huge boost to their cricket, new mgmt., and rankings points.

patriot
June 30, 2017, 11:50 AM
Its good for us. Had Lanka won all their 5 games, we would have gone back to our minnow position of 8th.

Shadow
July 1, 2017, 07:09 AM
This was good from Zimbabwe. Last time Bangladesh failed to chase 300 plus score in a batting friendly pitch in Srilanka.

aklemalp
July 2, 2017, 06:11 AM
Comprehensive win by SL

Series tied 1-1

Gowza
July 2, 2017, 06:45 AM
Wrist spinners doing the damage.

aklemalp
July 2, 2017, 05:57 PM
That guy Hasaranga, with a hattrick on debut. That was special from him.

Night_wolf
July 2, 2017, 07:13 PM
That guy Hasaranga, with a hattrick on debut. That was special from him.

checked his stats, seems like a leg spinning AR for SL, good prospect

aklemalp
July 2, 2017, 07:49 PM
checked his stats, seems like a leg spinning AR for SL, good prospect

I will check his stats soon...not on my laptop. ..

You see all over the world, wrist spinners are excelling.

Bangladesh need to develop their legspinning resources and set them out into the world.

India is banking on Kuldeep

DinRaat.
July 6, 2017, 01:58 AM
Mazakasda soldifies his spot with a blistering ton.

Hahah, and they said afghanistan was better than zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe is really in this game now, on the way for 320+

MHRAM
July 6, 2017, 02:45 AM
Mazakasda soldifies his spot with a blistering ton.

Hahah, and they said afghanistan was better than zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe is really in this game now, on the way for 320+

Afghanistan actually are better

They have been winning games against good sides infact. Beat Zimbabwe and Ireland
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DinRaat.
July 6, 2017, 03:12 AM
Afghanistan actually are better

They have been winning games against good sides infact. Beat Zimbabwe and Ireland
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This is defo a changed zimbabwean side, who have dropped passengers such as Chigumbura/Chibhabha, Vusi Sibanda

And with no Mohammad Shahzad they are nothing unfortunately, lets not write off zimbabwe just yet. Will be embarrassing if they can win the series and we could`nt

Night_wolf
July 6, 2017, 06:06 AM
300 was a never chased in SL, now in space of 3 matches its been chased 2 times

Roey Haque
July 6, 2017, 10:07 AM
I think this series between SL and Zim is a future replica series between us and India, in India.

Especially, the third ODI. I think the scorecard will be identical if we face India.

Yankees
July 6, 2017, 10:12 AM
so which chase was more impressive, Game 1 or game 3?

DinRaat.
July 6, 2017, 10:53 PM
so which chase was more impressive, Game 1 or game 3?

Game 1 definitely, Solomon Mire shepherded a hapless batting lineup, to victory. Raza solidified the win with a no frills 67

aklemalp
July 8, 2017, 08:00 AM
Turning out to be a cracker of a series.

SportingBD
July 8, 2017, 08:02 AM
Well done to Health Streak - amazing coach!

NoName
July 8, 2017, 03:56 PM
Whaaat? Zim gets a 5 match ODI series and we barely get 3 :facepalm:

Yankees
July 8, 2017, 04:05 PM
Whaaat? Zim gets a 5 match ODI series and we barely get 3 :facepalm:

They only get 1 test and no T20s.

Yankees
July 8, 2017, 04:05 PM
This series proves BCB done goofed letting Streak go.

Roey Haque
July 9, 2017, 01:10 AM
^ I don't think we wanted to let him go, he wanted to go and serve his country. I don't think money was the issue.

Roey Haque
July 9, 2017, 01:13 AM
Good luck to Zim in the 5th. This is the best thing that can happen to cricket right now. The reemergence of Zimbabwe.

Night_wolf
July 9, 2017, 02:15 AM
^ I don't think we wanted to let him go, he wanted to go and serve his country. I don't think money was the issue.

I think he was also looking for a head coach job

aklemalp
July 9, 2017, 05:44 AM
Back-to-back centuries from Dickwella.

Back-to-back double century opening stand. Never been done in ODI cricket before.

DinRaat.
July 10, 2017, 01:47 AM
The Men in Vermillion are back, Invite them Now!!!!!

Zimbabwe on top of the mighty Lankans

125/7 34

jeesh
July 10, 2017, 03:54 AM
Well done to Health Streak - amazing coach!
That to me is the main explanation to Zimbabwe's resurgence.

aklemalp
July 10, 2017, 07:54 AM
Zimbabwe's resurgence- love this.

Now my freaking Windies have to follow suit. Get the players to work something our with the board.

Look man, Stuart Law needs to work out of his shoes to make our team a world beater once more.

Go Windies!!

SportingBD
July 10, 2017, 07:58 AM
Zimbabwe's resurgence- love this.

Now my freaking Windies have to follow suit. Get the players to work something our with the board.

Look man, Stuart Law needs to work out of his shoes to make our team a world beater once more.

Go Windies!!

Both are Bangladesh former coach;) I'm sure they will, soon.

Shadow
July 10, 2017, 09:00 AM
This is good from Zimbabwe, Winning an away series after a very long time against a test playing nation.

napoleonIV
July 10, 2017, 03:56 PM
Congratulations to Zimbabwe for an awesome series!

NoName
July 10, 2017, 04:56 PM
Congratz on a series win, did not expect it.

We should invite Zimbabwe over, usually brings our players back-to-form somehow.

cricket_king
July 10, 2017, 07:00 PM
YEAHHH ZIMBABWEEEE

Roni_uk
July 10, 2017, 08:12 PM
Congrats Zimbabwe - brilliant Win.

I feel really sorry for SL cricket at the moment. It is time for the likes of Jayasuriya, De Silva, Jayawardne and Sangakara to intervene into SL cricket board!

Night_wolf
July 10, 2017, 09:40 PM
Congrats Zim, I hope this is a resurgence for them.

jeesh
July 10, 2017, 10:43 PM
Congrats Zimbabwe - brilliant Win.

I feel really sorry for SL cricket at the moment. It is time for the likes of Jayasuriya, De Silva, Jayawardne and Sangakara to intervene into SL cricket board!
They were doing ok. Paying the price for parting with Graham Ford.

The current interim coach was supposed to be sacked from his previous role as a fielding coach. And now he is in charge of the team. Will never work out.

Jadukor
July 11, 2017, 02:04 AM
One series loss to Zimbabwe is not the end of the world. Zimbabwe played well and full credit to them. Sri Lanka also beat India in the Champions Trophy just recently.

mufi_02
July 11, 2017, 06:32 AM
They were doing ok. Paying the price for parting with Graham Ford.

The current interim coach was supposed to be sacked from his previous role as a fielding coach. And now he is in charge of the team. Will never work out.

But veterans like Matthews/Malinga and other new players should not depend that much on the coach. Ford or not, they should be able to Zim in their own turf.

I though the win against India was a turning point but this 5 match series shows otherwise. They are still in long recovery period.

Sanga just tweeted and highlighted the politics and favoritism within the SL board. I feel like SL has good players with a solid pipeline. But they are just not getting any chances due to politics or other reasons.

That's why our Papon is the best :D

DinRaat.
July 11, 2017, 06:34 AM
But veterans like Matthews/Malinga and other new players should not depend that much on the coach. Ford or not, they should be able to Zim in their own turf.

I though the win against India was a turning point but this 5 match series shows otherwise. They are still in long recovery period.

Sanga just tweeted and highlighted the politics and favoritism within the SL board. I feel like SL has good players with a solid pipeline. But they are just not getting any chances due to politics or other reasons.

That's why our Papon is the best :D

Zimbabwe has consumed some viagra :D to rejuvenate their cricket. We should think of letting them tour us or we tour them to fill out some voids in the calendar year.

shujan
July 12, 2017, 02:56 AM
Heath Streak has done wonderful job with Bangladesh bowlers and now he is doing magnificent job with the team Zimbabwe.
Miss Heath Streak as bowling coach!
Congratulations to Zimbabwe and Heath Streak!

jeesh
July 12, 2017, 05:30 AM
Matter of time before ZC messes up.

Thats our time to capitalize. I always wanted Streak as our head coach. Bring Grant Flower as batting coach.

RealSports
July 12, 2017, 09:18 AM
Excellent series win. Nobody expected this to happen. It's good to see teams among the bottom fighting it out for the 10th place. I actually want Zimbabwe to reclaim their original position since they are a full member side. We must not lose Zimbabwe Cricket. I think Bangladesh should tour Zimbabwe for a change, and play a full series.

MHRAM
July 12, 2017, 10:06 AM
Yes we should definitely tour Zimbabwe. Last time we toured was in 2013. We lost the ODI series 3-2 and drew the test series.

Infact I felt that we could easily tour Zimbabwe next month if Australia cancels on us
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Gowza
July 13, 2017, 11:43 PM
Must be high for chandimal, only knew he'd be captain for a couple of days and already leading his first charge. Not sure he's the right man for the job but let's see how he goes.

Night_wolf
July 15, 2017, 05:22 AM
this Zim team is showing how confidence can change a team..I dont think this zim team will lose to afg

aklemalp
July 15, 2017, 08:17 PM
Zimbabwe has the upper hand after the first two days. Somehow, if things continue like this, they might stand a chance to win this test match:)

cricket_king
July 16, 2017, 07:16 PM
If Zimbabwe were half-decent hosts, I'd have no qualms with touring them. But they're notoriously poor in hospitality and their facilities are questionable with regard to international quality. Our national team have complained at least once already from what I recall.

jeesh
July 16, 2017, 10:33 PM
I dont think Sri Lanka can chase 300. Daunting task.

PoorFan
July 16, 2017, 11:16 PM
Zimbo's are showing good character, playing good cricket. Hope they come as winner and would be interesting to see them playing against us.

Rifat
July 17, 2017, 12:52 AM
Zimbabwe have great resilient spirit. I like this

Rifat
July 17, 2017, 12:57 AM
Heath Streak is a genius!

Rifat
July 17, 2017, 01:02 AM
so excited for world cup 2019...literally anyone can win it.

Expecting Sri Lankan young guns to mature more till then
Afghanistan has another 16 year old promising off-spinner to accompany Rashid khan(that could be the spin duo of wasim waqar lol)
Zimbabwe resurgent under streak. Pakistan resurgent under Mickey Arthur.
West Indies is no joke when old players back in form as shown in World cup T20 2016.
The other teams not mentioned here always have a shot at cup(India, Australia, England, New Zealand, South Africa...)

Exciting time to be a cricket fan.

Bangladesh better up their game and plug in the missing holes

DinRaat.
July 17, 2017, 05:56 AM
Wow, Cremer is simply one of the best spin bowlers in the world at the moment.

DinRaat.
July 17, 2017, 05:57 AM
Cremer to Chandimal, OUT, edged and taken. Sri Lanka in all sorts of trouble. And it's Cremer again. Draws the batsman forward with a nicely looped up length ball. Chandimal pushes forward and gets a thick outside edge that just about escapes past the right of the keeper's glove but not the waiting hands of first slip

Bowling Shane Warne type stuff.

Mas_UK25
July 17, 2017, 06:38 AM
Zimbabwe have suddenly turned a big corner, they look lot more organised and professional now than say a few months ago. Hats of to them for winning the ODI series against Lanka in SL.

roman
July 17, 2017, 08:43 AM
Heath Streak is a genius!

This.

Happy for Zim Team. Streak really has made this team very competitive.

RealSports
July 17, 2017, 09:10 AM
It's important Zimbabwe wins this test. They even beat Pakistan not that long ago, but problem is that they don't play that many tests. Don't forget that Zimbabwe have lost a lot of good players. Zimbabwe is important for the sport.

aklemalp
July 17, 2017, 12:24 PM
Streak is Zimbabwe's Hatursinghe.

roman
July 17, 2017, 12:32 PM
Streak is Zimbabwe's Hatursinghe.

I think Haturu was successful because of Streak

aklemalp
July 17, 2017, 12:35 PM
I think Haturu was successful because of Streak

True that. They were a fantastic combo.

Good to see that him in the Zimbabwe setup is really propelling their cricket.

Some really good coaches have been Zimbabweans. ..most famous was Andy Flower. I think Grant Flower also coached or batting coach for Pakistan a few years ago.

They are very result oriented.

Gowza
July 18, 2017, 01:39 AM
Rooting for zimbo's here, would love to see a consistently competitive Zimbabwe again.

aklemalp
July 18, 2017, 07:14 AM
Congrats Sri Lanka!

Highest successful chase in Asia.

ReZ_1
July 18, 2017, 08:37 AM
Following the game using youtube highlights with one day lag..
Zim gave away too many runs in the Day4 last session by taking only 3 wickets.