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Apr 29, 2013 at 06:15pm IST

Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe, end long losing streak

Harare: Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 143 runs Monday for their first Test win in four years and only their fourth victory ever in the five-day format.

Bangladesh bowled Zimbabwe out for 257 on the final day of the second Test at Harare Sports Club to draw their series 1-1 and end a run of nine straight series defeats. Ziaur Rahman took 4-63 in Zimbabwe's second innings on debut as the home team ended well short of a huge target of 401.

Hamilton Masakadza was 111 not out for Zimbabwe, but Bangladesh completed a dramatic turnaround to level the series after losing the first test by 335 runs.

Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe, end long losing streak

Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 143 runs Monday for their first Test win in four years and only their fourth victory ever in the five-day format.

Bangladesh's three other victories in more than a decade of Test cricket were against Zimbabwe in 2005 and two against West Indies in 2009.

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