Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe 2021 ODI series- Statistical Overview

Zimbabwe is scheduled to tour Sri Lanka to play three-match one-day series, starting from 16th January at Pallekele.
Host Sri Lanka will be looking to start their home season on a positive note. Captain Dasun Shanaka will lead the side for the limited-overs series.

Shiran Fernando, Nuwan Thushara and Chamika Gunasekara are three uncapped players included in Sri Lanka’s squad for the three-match ODI series. Wanindu Hasaranga, Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera and Dhananjaya de Silva are not available due to various reasons.

Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep and Chamika Karunaratne are three premier players for this ODI series, whereas Mahesh Theekshana, Praveen Jayawickrama and Ramesh Mendis are prominent spinners.

On the other hand, Zimbabwe have announced their full-strength squad for the ODI series against Zimbabwe. Middle-order batsman Craig Ervine will lead the side for the ODI series against Sri Lanka. Madande Clive, Kaitano Takudzwanashe and Tino Mutombodzi are young players included in Zimbabwe squad for the tour of Sri Lanka.

Here are the key statistics and numbers related to Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe 2021 ODI series which are as follows.

2017 was the last time Zimbabwe won a ODI series against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka. The visitors managed to five-match ODI series by a close margin of 3-2.

293 runs needed by wicket-keeper Dinesh Chandimal to complete 4,000 runs in one-day internationals. In 150 matches, Chandimal has accumulated 3,707 runs at an average of 32.23 with four centuries and twenty-three half-centuries.

285 runs needed by Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka to complete 1,000 runs in limited-overs cricket. In 34 matches played, Shanaka has scored 715 runs at an average of 24.65 with three half-centuries to his name.

11 wickets needed by Sri Lankan pacer Dushmantha Chameera to complete 50 wickets in ODI cricket. In 37 matches played, Chameera has claimed 39 wickets at an average of 35.43 with one five-wicket haul to his name.

5 runs needed by Zimbabwe middle-order batsman Sean Williams to complete 4000 runs in one-day internationals. In 139 matches played, Williams has accumulated 3,995 runs at an average of 34.73 with four centuries and thirty-two half-centuries to his name.

263 runs needed by Zimbabwe captain Craig Ervine to complete 3,000 runs in one-day internationals. Left-hander has accumulated 2,737 runs in 95 innings at an average of 32.58 with three centuries and seventeen half-centuries to his name.

183 runs needed by Zimbabwe wicket-keeper batsman Regis Chakabva to complete 1,000 runs in limited-overs cricket. In 47 matches played, Chakabva has scored 817 runs at an average of 19.92 with three half-centuries to his name.

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