Masakadza ton in Zimbabwe's 310-8 vs Sri Lanka in 3rd ODI

BY AP • July 6, 2017

HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka (AP) Opening batsman Hamilton Masakadza hit 111 as Zimbabwe put up a formidable 310-8 against Sri Lanka in the third one-day international on Thursday.

After Zimbabwe was asked to bat first, Masakadza lost his partner Solomon Mire on 13 ay 39-1. But he shared 127 runs for the second wicket with Tarisai Musakanda, who made 48.

Masakadza made 111 from 98 balls, hitting 15 boundaries and a six for his fifth ODI century. He was out in the 33rd over when he top-edged a sweep against legspinner Wanindu Hasaranga at 191-3.

Then Sean Williams (43), Sikandar Raza (25 not out) and Peter Moor (24) made handy contributions down the order.

Hasaranga and Asela Gunaratne picked up two wickets each for Sri Lanka.

The five-match series is tied 1-1.

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