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Taylor, Moor carry Zimbabwe to 195/5 at tea

Bangladesh v Zimbabwe 2018 2nd Test, Day-3

Kalerkantho Online   

13 November, 2018 10:44 AM



Taylor, Moor carry Zimbabwe to 195/5 at tea

Taijul Islam celebrates a wicket with team-mates. Photo: AFP

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Brendan Taylor and Moor have done a good job stitching an unbeaten 64-run stand as  Zimbabwe went into tea at 195 losing five wickets in Day 3 of crucial final Test of the two-match series against Bangladesh at the home of cricket Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur.

The visitors still need 128 runs to avoid the follow-on.

Earlier, Bangladesh spinner Taijul Islam takes four wickets cleaning up Sikandar Raza after the lunch. 

The visitors were 25 for one at stumps on Day 2 of the second and final Test of the two-match series against Zimbabwe at the home of cricket Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur. 

Bangladesh spinner Taijul Islam sent captain Hamilton Masakadza (14) back to the pavilion. Brian Chari and Donald Tiripano remained unbeaten on 10 and 0 respectively.

Bangladesh declared the first innings today at 522 for 7.

Musfiqur Rahim went past Shakib Al Hasan to become to record holder for the highest individual innings by a Bangladesh batsman with his unbeaten 219.

Rahim is now the first keeper to score two double-hundreds in Test history.

Rahim scored unbeaten 219 off 421 balls smashing 18 fours and 1 six with Bangladesh declared their innings at 522.


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