Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe after record Test run-chase in Colombo

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka's previous best chase was against South Africa in 2006, when they knocked off a 352-run target
One-off Test, Colombo
Zimbabwe 356 & 377: Raza 127, Herath 6-133
Sri Lanka 346 & 391-6: Dickwella 81, Gunaratne 80*
Sri Lanka won by four wickets

Sri Lanka successfully chased down a record target of 388 to beat Zimbabwe in the one-off Test in Colombo.

Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Asela Gunaratne all hit half-centuries to complete the highest ever chase in Asia and the fifth best of all time.

Victory had looked beyond Sri Lanka when Sikandar Raza (127) rescued Zimbabwe from 59-5 in their second innings and took them to 377 all out.

But Gunaratne batted for almost four hours on the final day to seal the win.

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