Important ranking points up for grabs in the Ashes
Australia will overtake England if they win by a margin
of 2-0 or better while England will go up to 110 points with a 5-0 win, in
which case Australia will slip to 91 points.
can overtake England by winning 2-0 or better in the five-Test series
captains Smith and Root start series in top two positions for batsmen
edges past Warner; Kumar, Shami and Dickwella also
Sri Lanka openers Niroshan Dickwella and Danushka Gunathilaka on Saturday became the first pair in One-day international history to score back-to-back double century partnerships in the fourth ODI against Zimbabwe in Hambantota.
The batting duo, who had put on a 229-run match winning stand in the previous ODI, once again took the fight to Zimbabwe by putting together 209 runs at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium.
While Dickwella hit his second successive century with a commanding 116, Gunathilaka missed out on what could have been his second ODI ton after being bowled for 87.
Zimbabwe off-spinner Malcolm Waller dismissed the two left-handed batsmen