Sri Lankan cricket team in Zimbabwe in 1994–95

The Sri Lanka cricket team toured Zimbabwe for a three-match Test series and a three-match One Day International (ODI) series between 11 October 1994 and 6 November 1994. The Test series, which was the first played between the two teams,[1] was drawn 0–0[2] and the ODI series was won 2–1 by Sri Lanka.[3]

Sri Lankan cricket team in Zimbabwe in 1994–95
  Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
  Zimbabwe Sri Lanka
Dates 11 October 1994 – 6 November 1994
Captains Andy Flower Arjuna Ranatunga
Test series
Result 3-match series drawn 0–0
Most runs Dave Houghton (466) Sanjeeva Ranatunga (273)
Most wickets Heath Streak (13) Chaminda Vaas (10)
One Day International series
Results Sri Lanka won the 3-match series 2–1
Most runs Andy Flower (145) Roshan Mahanama (267)
Most wickets Guy Whittall (6) Chaminda Vaas (9)

Test seriesEdit

1st TestEdit

11–13, 15–16 October 1994
Scorecard
v
383 (179.5 overs)
Asanka Gurusinha 128 (461)
Guy Whittall 4/70 (33 overs)
319/8 (123 overs)
Dave Houghton 58 (181)
Chaminda Vaas 4/74 (37 overs)
Match drawn
Harare Sports Club, Harare
Umpires: Lloyd Barker (Win) and Ian Robinson (Zim)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Days three and four were interrupted by rain, day five was a washout.

2nd TestEdit

20–24 October 1994
Scorecard
v
462/9 dec (188.3 overs)
Dave Houghton 266 (541)
Chaminda Vaas 4/85 (44.3 overs)
218 (126.1 overs)
Asanka Gurusinha 63 (263)
Malcolm Jarvis 3/30 (34 overs)
193/4 (f/o) (115 overs)
Sanjeeva Ranatunga 100* (352)
Malcolm Jarvis 1/24 (24 overs)
Match drawn
Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
Umpires: Brian Aldridge (NZ) and Ian Robinson (Zim)
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat.

3rd TestEdit

26–28, 30–31 October 1994
Scorecard
v
402 (162 overs)
Hashan Tillakaratne 116 (287)
Heath Streak 4/97 (38 overs)
375 (150.4 overs)
Dave Houghton 142 (268)
Ravindra Pushpakumara 7/116 (35.4 overs)
89/3 (24 overs)
Aravinda de Silva 41* (32)
David Brain 2/48 (11 overs)
Match drawn
Harare Sports Club, Harare
Umpires: Kantilal Kanjee (Zim) and Mahboob Shah (Pak)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Paul Strang (Zim) made his Test debut.

ODI seriesEdit

1st ODIEdit

3 November 1994
Scorecard
Sri Lanka  
256/5 (50 overs)
v
  Zimbabwe
200 (48.1 overs)
Roshan Mahanama 119* (142)
Guy Whittall 3/58 (10 overs)
Andy Flower 61 (81)
Chaminda Vaas 4/20 (9.1 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 56 runs
Harare Sports Club, Harare
Umpires: Quintin Goosen (Zim) and Ian Robinson (Zim)
Player of the match: Roshan Mahanama (Sri)
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to field.
  • Gary Martin (Zim) made his ODI debut.

2nd ODIEdit

5 November 1994
Scorecard
Zimbabwe  
290/5 (50 overs)
v
  Sri Lanka
288/8 (50 overs)
Alistair Campbell 131* (115)
Chaminda Vaas 3/59 (10 overs)
Roshan Mahanama 108 (149)
Heath Streak 4/44 (10 overs)
Zimbabwe won by 2 runs
Harare Sports Club, Harare
Umpires: Quintin Goosen (Zim) and Ian Robinson (Zim)
Player of the match: Alistair Campbell (Zim)
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat.

3rd ODIEdit

6 November 1994
Scorecard
Sri Lanka  
296/4 (50 overs)
v
  Zimbabwe
105 (48.1 overs)
Aravinda de Silva 107* (100)
David Brain 3/67 (10 overs)
Wayne James 29 (62)
Ravindra Pushpakumara 3/25 (9 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 191 runs
Harare Sports Club, Harare
Umpires: Nigel Fleming (Zim) and Kantilal Kanjee (Zim)
Player of the match: Aravinda de Silva (Sri)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2020 – Let's Talk Numbers". The Papare. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Sri Lanka in Zimbabwe Test Series 1994/95 / Results". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 31 December 2010.
  3. ^ "Sri Lanka in Zimbabwe ODI Series 1994/95 / Results". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 31 December 2010.

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