Bangladesh lost six wickets in their second innings as they scored 224 for 6 in 54 overs against Zimbabwe extending their lead to 442 on the fourth day of the second and final Test at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur in the city on Wednesday.
Mahmudullah and Mehedi Miraz are on crease, scoring 101 runs off 122 balls and 27 runs off 34 balls respectively.
Back with a healthy 218 runs first innings lead, the Tigers started second innings seriously ponder about the decision to not enforce the follow-on and bat again. Kyle Jarvis launched early inroad on Bangladesh innings sending both the Tigers ‘openers early in the morning session.
Imrul Kayes was the first man to go for 3 while Liton Das also followed the footprint of Kayes. Mominul Haque nicked Tiripano through to Chakabva as Bangladesh were in early trouble in the first session, losing three wickets quickly.
Mushfiqur Rahim, who hit an unbeaten 219 in the first innings, lost his wicket too scoring only seven runs before perished to Tiripono, leaving Bangladesh in deep trouble.
Donald Tiripano and Kyle Jarvis shared two Bangladesh’s wickets conceding 15 and 19 runs respectively.
Bangladesh 1st innings – 522 for 7(dec), Mushfiqur 219 n.o, Mominul 161, Mehidy 68 n.o, Mahmudullah 36, Jarvis 5/71, Chatara 1/34 and Tiripano 1/65.
2nd innings – 78 for 4, Mithun 34 batting, Mahmudullah 24 batting, Mushfiqur 7, Tiripono 2/15 and Jarvis 2/19.
Zimbabwe 1st innings – 304 for all, Taylor 110, Moor 83, Chari 53, Masakadza 14, Taijul 5/107 and Mehidy 3/61.