Sri Lanka’s Suranga Lakmal (right) bowls to Zimbabwe’s Brendan Taylor during fifth day’s play of their first Test match at the Harare Sports Club in Harare on Thursday. Agence France-Presse
Sri Lanka got off to a flying start in reply to Zimbabwe’s total of 406 in the first innings before the play was stopped because of bad light and rain on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe all-rounder Sikandar Raza picked up a career-best seven wickets as the hosts built a 175-run lead over Sri Lanka on the third day of the second Test in Harare on Wednesday.
Heavy rain and bad light in the afternoon frustrated Zimbabwe’s push to build a match-winning position on the fourth day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Harare on Thursday.
Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has set the internet on fire with his gesture of cleaning the ground after the match.
Novak Djokovic admitted on Sunday he will miss injured rival Roger Federer as he prepares to begin his charge for the Dubai Championships.
New Zealand quick Trent Boult declared himself “happy to be back” as he bagged three wickets to leave India struggling for survival at stumps on day three of the first Test in Wellington on Sunday.