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Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe 2nd T20I 2024 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe 2nd T20I 2024 - Zimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 2nd T20I match played between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka  at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo in 16th January 2024.

Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe 2nd T20I 2024 Highlights
Luke Jongwe hit an unbeaten 25 off just 12 balls © Associated Press

Masterclass innings from Craig Ervine's 54-ball 70, A Power-hitting display from Luke Jongwe's 12-ball 25 and Clive Madande's 5-ball 15 powers Zimbabwe registered their historic first T20I win against Sri Lanka by a thrilling four-wickets, despite a Charith Asalanka - Angelo Mathews' stunning fifties and level the series with 1-1 in a nail-bitter game of the second T20I.

Match Stats :
  • Zimbabwe chased 174 was their third highest successful run-chase in T20 internationals.
  • This is the Zimbabwe's first T20I win against Sri Lanka in the fifth T20I meeting between these sides and also It is their first win in Sri Lankan soil in the fourth attempt.
  • Sri Lanka's 173 was their joint second highest score against Zimbabwe in T20 international and It is their third highest total at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo in T20Is.
  • Sri Lanka lost their top four batsmen wickets for just 27-runs - which was their sixth worst first four-wicket collapse in T20 international and it is their worst first 4-wickets collapse against Zimbabwe in T20Is, Their previous worst such collapse was four for 51-runs against Zimbabwe at same venue in this series' previous game.
  • 118 : Charith Asalanka and Angelo Mathews set up the record first-wicket partnership for Sri Lanka in T20 international, previously held by the 86-run stand between Charith Asalanka and Bhanuka Rajapaksa against Bangladesh at Sharjah in 2021 T20 World Cup, It is the fifth highest fifth-wicket stand in T20Is and the Sri Lanka's highest any-wicket stand against Zimbabwe in T20Is, previously held by the 94-run stand for the fourth-wicket between Kumar Sangakkara and Jeevan Mendis at Hambantota in the 2012 World Twenty20.

Sri Lanka 27-4 to scored 173-6 in 20 overs with top scorer by Charith Asalanka hammered a 69 off 39-balls including 5-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 176.92.

Angelo Mathews cracked a unbeaten 66 off 51-balls including 5-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 129.41 and Sadeera Samarawickrama hit 16 off 12-balls included 2-fours

Zimbabwe best bowler by Luke Jongwe, Blessing Muzarabani both took 2-wickets and one for Wellington Masakadza - Richard Ngarava.

Zimbabwe chased 178-6 in 19.5 overs with top scorer by Craig Ervine cracked a 70 off 54-balls including 6-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 129.62.

Brian Bernett hit 25 off 20-balls including 3-fours, Luke Jongwe hammered a unbeaten 25 off 12-balls and Clive Madande blasted a unbeaten 15 off 5-balls contained 2-sixes with strike rate of 300.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Maheesh Theekshana, Dushmantha Chameera both took 2-wickets and one for Dilshan Madushanka - Wanindu Hasaranga.

Luke Jongwe named Player of the match for his match-winning all-round performance to smashed a power-hitting unbeaten 25 off facing 12-balls including 2-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 208.33 after taking 2-wickets for 32-runs in 2-overs.


                   

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