Watch Sri Lanka VS Zimbabwe Cricket Matches Live on TV Channels:

After successful test campaign against Australia, Sri Lanka cricket team will play a 2 match Test series against Zimbabwe in October, 2016. Test series will be followed by a Tri-Nation one day international series that will include West India, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. Sri Lanka last played a test series in Zimbabwe in 2004, host country was whitewashed by Sri Lanka. Test series will start on October 29 and will end on November 10, 2016. Both test matches will be played at same cricket ground in Harare. Zimbabwe will have to face new Sri Lanka team that upset Australia in test series not long ago.

Sri Lanka is currently number 6 top team in ICC test ranking with 95 rating points. Only one point behind South Africa (ranked at number 5). Zimbabwe is at the bottom of ICC test ranking, mostly due to lack of experience in test cricket. It will be important for young Zimbabwe cricket team to learn from international exposure to longer format of cricket as they rarely play any test cricket. Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe has played 15 test matches. Sri Lanka has won 10 matches while 5 matches were ended as draw.

Watch Sri Lanka VS Zimbabwe Cricket Live on TV Channels
Watch Sri Lanka VS Zimbabwe Cricket Live on TV Channels

Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka Test Series Fixture:

Test matches will be played at same venue (Harare Sports Club), both teams will lock their horns in last week of October. Below is Sri Lanka tour of Zimbabwe 2016 Test series fixture with dates, timing and venue. And list of live telecast channels that will provide full coverage of tour.

Test Match 1: Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe 1st test match will be played from 29 October to 2 November, 2016 at Harare Sports Club, Harare (07:30 AM GMT / 09:30 AM local).

Test Match 2: Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka 2nd test match will be played from 6 Nov to 10 Nov, 2016 at Harare Sports Club, Harare (07:30 AM GMT / 09:30 AM local).

Live Telecast Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka Test Series:

Total Sports Marketing (TSM), a Bangladesh sports marketing agency holds marketing rights and live television coverage of all of Zimbabwe's home international matches. Test series will be telecast on few Sports channels and Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka local TV network. Live streaming of Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka is available on official website of Ten Sports TV and Sky Sports website. 

1. Cricket fans in Zimbabwe will be able to watch live broadcast of Sri Lanka tour of Zimbabwe test series 2016 on ZBC, Super Sports or Ten Sports.
2. Sri Lankan cricket fans can watch Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe test series live broadcast on Ten Sports.
3. Cricket lovers in India, Pakistan and subcontinent countries can watch live telecast of Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka test series on Ten Sports channel, PTV Sports and DD Sports.
4. If Super Sports obtain broadcast right of Test series between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka then South Africa and other African countries will enjoy live transmission of series on Super Sports TV channel.

Zimbabwe Test Squad: Zimbabwe team will be without their two quick bowlers Tendai Chatara and Tinashe Panyangara due to fitness issue. Graeme Cremer (captain), Tino Mawoyo, Hamilton Masakadza, Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Regis Chakabva, Peter Moor, Donald Tiripano, Chris Mpofu, Taurai Muzarabani, Michael Chinouya, Brian Chari, Sikandar Raza, Malcolm Waller, Carl Mumba and Tarisai Musakanda.

Sri Lanka Test Squad: Sri Lanka cricket board has announced the squad for test series against Zimbabwe, Lahiru Kumara 19 year old fast bowler will make his debut in test series. Angelo Mathews will miss out on this series due to injury and Rangana Herath is set for captaincy debut. Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Kaushal Silva, Dimuth Karunaratne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella, Rangana Herath (captain), Dilruwan Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Kasun Madhushanka, Lahiru Kumara, Lahiru Gamage, Suranga Lakmal, Asela Gunaratne

Test Series Results:
Match 1: Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe in first test match of the series by 225 runs. Sri Lanka scored 537 and 247/6 declare. Zimbabwe scored 373 and 186 all out in both innings. AG Creamer from Zimbabwe is player of the match for his all-round performance. Creamer scored 145 runs and took 4 wickets.

Match 2: Sri Lanka sealed test series 2-0 after winning second test match comprehensively by 257 runs. Thanks for Sri Lankan test captain Herath who took 13 wickets in 2nd test match. Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to field first. Sri Lanka scored massive 504 runs in first innings and 258/9 declare in second innings. In reply, Zimbabwe scored 272 and 233 all out. Herath (Sri Lanka) is player of the match.
  • Karunaratne (Sri Lanka) is player of the series.

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