What a chase that was when Mire and Masakadza were roaring along, it looked like a convincing win was on the cards, then the nerves took over, the effect of not playing a lot of competitive cricket in recent times threatened to take over. Dananjaya, Malinga and Sri Lanka sensed an opportunity. 137/1 quickly became 175/7, a golden opportunity was being spurned, but Zimbabwe's man of the day was still in the middle.Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in 5th and final ODI and they won the series with 3-2.their first series win against a Test playing nation since 2013. This is their first away series win in 8 years.
Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 5th ODI at Hambantota, 10 Jul, 2017
Toss: Zimbabwe, who chose to bowl first
Sri Lanka: 203/8 (50 ov)
Zimbabwe: 204/7 (38.1 ov)
Result: Zimbabwe won by 3 wickets