Zimbabwe is hosting Sri Lanka and West Indies for the tri-series 2016. The host lost the first match against Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets at the Harare Sports Club. This is the best opportunity for Zimbabwe to prove the world that they are capable of defeating big teams like Sri Lanka and West Indies. The tri-series is scheduled to play total seven ODI matches at the Harare and Bulawayo.
The series already started on 14th November with the first match while the second game played on 16th November followed third which will be played on 19th November at the Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo. Sri Lanka and West Indies will look to improve their ICC ODI rankings. Below is full schedule of Zimbabwe Tri-Series 2016.
Zimbabwe Tri-Series 2016 Schedule
|Date||Team A||Team B||Time||Venue|
|Nov 14||Zimbabwe||v||Sri Lanka||9:30 local time (1:30 pm IST)||Harare|
|Nov 16||Sri Lanka||v||West Indies||9:30 local time (1:30 pm IST)||Harare|
|Nov 19||Zimbabwe||v||West Indies||9:30 local time (1:30 pm IST)||Bulawayo|
|Nov 21||Zimbabwe||v||Sri Lanka||9:30 local time (1:30 pm IST)||Bulawayo|
|Nov 23||Sri Lanka||v||West Indies||9:30 local time (1:30 pm IST)||Bulawayo|
|Nov 25||Zimbabwe||v||West Indies||9:30 local time (1:30 pm IST)||Bulawayo|
|Nov 27||Finalist 1||v||Finalist 2||9:30 local time (1:30 pm IST)||Bulawayo|
The tour is also a good opportunity to test team plans and strategies before 2017 Champions trophy. The Sri Lanka is ranked sixth while West Indies and Zimbabwe failed to qualify for the tournament and currently place at 9th and 11th respectively.
The Zimbabwe team is led by Graeme Cremer while Upul Tharanga is leading the Sri Lanka. Jason Holder is the skipper of West Indies in the series. Here is the complete Sri Lanka & West Indies in Zimbabwe 2016 squads.
Zimbabwe: Graeme Cremer (c), Brian Chari, Tarisai Musakanda, Carl Mumba, Chris Mpofu, Hamilton Masakadza, Chamu Chibhabha, Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Peter Moor, Donald Tiripano, Tinashe Panyangara, Sikandar Raza, Tendai Chisoro, Elton Chigumbura.
West Indies: Jason Holder (c), Sulieman Benn, Devendra Bishoo, Carlos Brathwaite, Kraigg Brathwaite, Jonathan Carter, Johnson Charles, Miguel Cummins, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Shai Hope, Evin Lewis, Jason Mohammed, Ashley Nurse, Rovman Powell.
Sri Lanka: Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dickwella, Upul Tharanga (c), Kusal Mendis, Shehan Jayasuriya, Asela Gunaratne, Sachith Pathirana, Nuwan Kulasekara, Dasun Shanaka, Nuwan Pradeep, Lahiru Kumara, Suranga Lakmal, Lakshan Sandakan, Jeffery Vandersay.
Where to Watch Zimbabwe Tri-Series 2016 Live Streaming
The Indian cricket viewers can watch entire series on Ten 3 and Ten 1 HD while online users can visit tensports.com to catch Sri Lanka & West Indies in Zimbabwe 2016 live streaming.