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Bangladesh finish Day 3 on 26/0, need more 295 to win against Zimbabwe

Published on: 5:25 pm - Monday | November 5, 2018

Bangladesh need more 295 runs to win as they scored 26/0 at the stump of Day 3 in the first Test against Zimbabwe at Sylhet.


A five-wicket haul from spinner Taijul Islam and a three-for by Mehedi Hasan Miraz helped the Tigers restrict the visitors to 181 in the second innings, leading to a target of 321.


Openers Liton Das and Imrul Kayes are unbeaten on 14 and 12 runs respectively on the fourth innings.


Bangladesh will have to put up a record-making chase in the fourth innings to beat the visitors.


Spinner Taijul Islam was the most successful of the Tigers’ bowling attack, picking up a total of 11 wickets in the two innings.


Spinners Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Nazmul Islam also found success, taking three and two wickets respectively in the second innings.


Captain Hamilton Masakadza was the best of the Zimbabwean batsmen, scoring 48.


Bangladesh were bowled out for 143 in the first innings in response to Zimbabwe’s 282

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