The Tri Series match between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe was played at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka. Where Sri Lanka won the toss and opt to bowl.While batting first Zimbabwe got a good start with 75 runs partnership for the opening wicket. Hamilton Masakadza(75) set the tempo of ZIM innings. Further, Brendan Taylor Gives good support to Hamilton. However, two quick wickets help Sri Lanka to get back into the match. But inform Sikandar Raza Blistering knock of runs in just 67 balls. Takes his team to the good total of 290 runs in their 50 overs. Slow orthodox bowler Asela Gunaratne was the pick of the wicket with his 3 scalps in his 7 overs.
While chasing the target Kusal Perera played an important inning of 80 runs. But despite his efforts, Sri Lanka lost their wickets in the regular interval. Even though Thisara Perera gives scares to Zimbabwe team with his belted knock of 64 in just 37 balls. Which includes 5 fours a d 3 sixes. Over the strike rate of 170 plus. Tendai Chatara took 4 wickets breaks the back of Sri Lankan batting. Finally, at the end, Sri Lanka get short by 12 runs and get all-out for 278 runs.