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2nd Test: Bangladesh hold the edge as Zimbabwe falter in pursuit of 401

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Apr 28, 2013 at 08:59pm IST

Spinner Shakib Al Hasan and debutant Ziaur Rahman picked up a couple of wickets each as Zimbabwe ended the day on 138 at the loss of four wickets.

Over 43.1, Zimbabawe 138 for four, Bad light ends play: Zimbabwe continue to lose wickets in intervals as Malcolm Waller departs for 15. Deutant Ziaur Rahman picks up his second. Shingi Mazakadza came in as night watchman before play was stopped due to bad light.

Malcolm Waller b Ziaur Rahman 15 (21b)

2nd Test: Bangladesh hold the edge as Zimbabwe falter in pursuit of 401

Restricting Zimbabwe at 68 for two, Bangladesh have tightened their grip on this Test match (AP Photo)

End of over 32, Zimbabwe 105 for three : Another strike for Bangladesh by debutant Ziaur Rahman. Skipper Brendan Taylor makes the long walk back to the pavilion after being trapped plumb infront of wicket. Zimbabwe are in desperate need of a partnership to steady their batting.

B. Taylor lbw b Ziaur Rahman 10 (43b)

End of over 18, Zimbabwe 68 for two: After losing Chakagwa, off-spinner got Vusi Sibanda caught at covers for 32. Bangladesh, quite clearly, hold the edge at this point. Zimbabwe need to bat out of their skins in order to save this Test.

Vusi Sibanda c Sohag Gazi b Shakib Al Hasan 32 (50b)


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