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Sikandar Raza, Graeme Cremer give Zimbabwe upper hand on Day 4 against Sri Lanka

Sikandar Raza began the Day 4 by slamming his maiden century. AP

Sikandar Raza began the Day 4 by slamming his maiden Test century. AP

After Malcolm Waller and Sikandar Raza's dismissal, Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer's 94-ball 48 run knock helped his side post 377. AP

After Malcolm Waller and Sikandar Raza's dismissal, Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer's 94-ball 48 run knock helped his side post 377. AP

Dinesh Chandimal's Test captaincy certainly didn't begin on a good note. AP

Dinesh Chandimal's Test captaincy certainly didn't begin on a good note. AP

Upul Tharanga and Dimuth Karunaratne provided the perfect start for Sri Lanka and stitched together a 58-run stand. AP

Upul Tharanga and Dimuth Karunaratne provided the perfect start for Sri Lanka and stitched together a 58-run stand. AP

But Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer broke the opening stand and sent Upul Tharanga back for 27. AP

But Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer broke the opening stand and sent Upul Tharanga back for 27. AP

Cremer, though, wasn't finished yet. He also got rid of his opposite number Chandimal to put Zimbabwe in control. AP

Cremer, though, wasn't finished yet. He also got rid of his opposite number Chandimal to put Zimbabwe in control. AP

Amidst the storm, Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis hit a fluent fifty to keep hosts' hopes alive in the 378-run chase. AP

Amidst the storm, Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis hit a fluent fifty to keep hosts' hopes alive in the 388-run chase. AP


Published Date: Jul 17, 2017 21:41 PM | Updated Date: Jul 17, 2017 21:58 PM

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