That was the last bit of cheer for the Zimbabweans though, as Sri Lanka enjoyed a succession of fruitful partnerships.
Kusal Mendis top-scored with 86 and the top order rallied to give Sri Lanka a solid total of 5-316 against Zimbabwe on Friday in the first one-day worldwide in Galle in 17 years.
"Fordy has been fantastic, one of the very best in the business".
Veteran paceman Lasith Malinga was this week handed a one-year suspended ban after being found guilty of insulting a minister but has been retained in the 13-man ODI squad.
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Jayasekara added that only 16 percent body fat was allowed for cricketers, but that most players on the team had 26 percent.
The islanders have just won five of their 20 one-day games since August 2016 with two coming against hosts Zimbabwe during a tri-nation series triumph in November.
Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 1st ODI: Zimbabwe are 39/1 after 9 overs.
Before that they had lost 3-2 against Afghanistan at home. He mishit a reverse sweep and was caught at backward point off spinner Sean Williams.
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"The problem is the volume or the lack of cricket that we have had", said the former captain.
For the matches, the players are selected by an independent panel, but in the end, the sports minister has the final say regarding who can represent the country.
The fitness tests were conducted before the team's performance against Zimbabwe, with matches which are set to begin as early as Friday. ODI squad: Solomon Mire, Hamilton Masakadza, Ryan Burl, Graeme Cremer (capt), Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Peter Moor (wk) Sikandar Raza, Tendai Chatara, Chris Mpofu, Donald Tiripano, Richard Ngarava, Wellington Masakadza, Malcolm Waller, Chamu Chibhabha, Tarisai Musakanda Test squad: Regis Chakabva, Hamilton Masakadza, Ryan Burl, Graeme Cremer (capt), Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Peter Moor (wk), Sikandar Raza, Tendai Chatara, Chris Mpofu, Donald Tiripano, Nathan Waller, Natsai M'shangwe, Malcolm Waller, Carl Mumba, Tarisai Musakanda.
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