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Sri Lanka inch closer, but Zimbabwe resist

Sri Lanka once again made inroads early in the second session of the final day’s play, but once again faced resistance from Zimbabwe, who went to Tea at 152 for 6.

Much in contrast to the first session where Brendan Taylor and Sean Williams counter-attacked after Sri Lanka picked up three wickets in five overs to kickstart the day, Sikandar Raza and Regis Chakabva were patient in the middle.

Together, they resisting the visitors with a 28-run stand for a good chunk of the session before Embuldeniya got Raza on the brink of Tea, with the hosts requiring to play out just one remaining session, still trailing by 5. Sri Lanka need four wickets to win.

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