Zimbabwe has still not won a Test against Sri Lanka.
This is the record of all Tests between these teams:
Sri Lanka has won 13 and drawn 5 Tests against Zimbabwe. This includes winning the last 8 in a row.
Zimbabwe’s Test wins have been few and far between:
Only 2 of the 11 wins were away from home. Their one victory in Pakistan in 1998 may be the most significant, as it remains part of their only series victory against a major team.
Here are a few records which were set during this Test:
List of centuries in Sri Lanka-Zimbabwe Tests:
CR Ervine’s 160 is now the highest for Zimbabwe in Sri Lanka, surpassing the old record of 105* by Andy Flower in 1998. Sikandar Raza’s 127 also surpassed this record. The overall record for Zimbabwe against Sri Lanka remains 266 by Dave Houghton in 1994 in Bulawayo.
Best match bowling figures in Sri Lanka-Zimbabwe Tests:
AG Cremer’s 9-275 is the best match bowling for Zimbabwe against Sri Lanka, surpassing his own record of 7-227 at Harare in 2016. The previous best for Zimbabwe in Sri Lanka was 6-112 by Heath Streak in 1998.
No significant records were set in fielding or all-round performance.