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Sri Lankan cricket team in Zimbabwe in 2016–17

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Zimbabwe  Sri Lanka
Most wickets  Graeme Cremer (11)
Captains  Graeme Cremer
Dates  29 October – 10 November 2016
Result  Sri Lanka won the 2-match series 2–0
Most runs  Graeme Cremer (153) Sean Williams (153)

Sri Lankan national cricket team toured Zimbabwe from October to November 2016. The tour was originally scheduled to consist of a two Test matches, three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and a single Twenty20 international (T20I), but in September 2016 the one-day matches were replaced by a triangular series featuring Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka and the West Indies and that the tour of Zimbabwe would be reduced to just the two Test matches. Sri Lanka won the series 2–0.

Sri Lanka last played Zimbabwe in a Test match in 2004. The first Test of the series was the 100th Test match played by Zimbabwe. The second Test of the series used the DRS system. This was the first time the technology was used in a game in Zimbabwe, having previously been unavailable due to cost.


Angelo Mathews was ruled out of the tour due to injury and was replaced as captain by Rangana Herath.


Sri Lankan cricket team in Zimbabwe in 2016–17 Wikipedia