Twitter reactions: Wanindu Hasaranga’s 4-fer guides Sri Lanka to series-winning victory against Zimbabwe

In the series decider between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Sri Lanka emerged victorious by 9 wickets. After winning the toss, Sri Lanka elected to bowl first at their home turf.

Zimbabwe Innings

The Zimbabwean innings was a struggle as they managed to score only 82 runs in 14.1 overs. Brian Bennett was the top scorer with 29 runs off 12 balls, but the rest of the batting order found it challenging to face the Sri Lankan bowlers.

For Sri Lanka, skipper Wanindu Hasaranga picked up 4 wickets in his quota of four overs, while all-rounder Angelo Mathews claimed 2 wickets for 15.

Sri Lanka Innings

Chasing a paltry target, Sri Lanka comfortably reached 88/1 in 10.5 overs. Pathum Nissanka top-scored with an explosive 39 not out off 23 balls, well supported by Kusal Mendis (33 off 27) and Dhananjaya de Silva (15 not out). The Sri Lankan batters dominated the Zimbabwean bowlers, sealing the victory with ease.

Player of the Match

Wanindu Hasaranga’s brilliance earned him the well-deserved Player of the Match award.

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