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As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 4


Cricketnext Staff,Cricketnext
Apr 20, 2013 at 09:17pm IST

Zimbabwe dismissed Bangladesh for 147 in the second innings thumping the visitors by 335 in the 1st Test at Harare.

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Bangladesh innings:

As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 4

Brendon Taylor completed his third Test century as Zimbabwe take a huge lead (Getty Images)

End of over 49.2 : Bangladesh 147 all out Graeme Cremer scalped the remaining two wickets in consecutive deliveries dismissing Rubel Hossain (4) and Robiul Islam (0) as Zimbabwe registered a thumping 335-run victory over Bangladesh on day 4.

End of over 46: Bangladesh 139 for 8 Mohd Ashraful was run-out for 40 in the 41st over and Graeme Cremer got into the act picking up two more wickets as Zimbabwe inched closer to victory at Harare.

End of over 36: Bangladesh 114 for 5 Kyle Jarvis struck in the 27th over dismissing Shakib Al Hasan for just four runs and Elton Chigumbura got rid of Mushfiqur Rahim for for 3 in the 29th over as Bangladesh slumped further. Nasir Hossain (10) has joined Mohd Ashraful (38) in the middle.

End of over 26: Bangladesh 81 for 3 After compiling 36-run stand with Mohd Ashraful, Mahmudullah got out to Kyle Jarvis trying to heave one over deep midwicket for 21. Shakib Al Hasan (4) has joined Ashraful (18) in the middle.

End of over 16: Bangladesh 42 for 2 Its lunch time, and Zimbabwe have clearly dominated this session, both with the bat and the ball. Bangladesh require another 441 runs to win with 8 wickets remaining. Mohammad Ashraful came in to join Jahurul Islam, and had a partnership of 21 runs before Shingi Masakadza got the wicket of Islam in the 15th over. It was a big appeal for caught behind and he has bee given out. Jahurul is not looking happy. It was a good length delivery, Jahurul came forward to defend and got an edge.

End of over 7: Bangladesh 21 for 1 Shahriar Nafees hit Kyle Jarvis for two consecutive boundaries in the seventh over, but was bowled on the last ball of the seventh over. This time Jarvis bowled a length delivery that swung in, Nafees tried to drive it through mid-of, missed it completely as the ball hit his off stump.

Zimbabwe innings:

End of over 64: Zimbabwe 227 for 7 Zimbabwe have declared the innings with a massive lead. Bangladesh now need 483 runs to win this match. Brendan Taylor completed his third Test century and decided to declare the innings after the 64th over. Taylor scored a Six and a boundary in the 59th over bowled by Robiul Islam to start the Day 4 in style. He was very well supported by Keegan Meth on the other end who was batting at 31.

Live updates of Day 4 of the third Test between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh played at the Harare Sports Club.

Bangladesh will need to produce a record fourth-innings total to beat Zimbabwe in the first Test after 16 wickets tumbled on the third day.

Robiul Islam gave Bangladesh some hope by claiming the first six wickets in Zimbabwe's second innings before skipper Brendan Taylor (81 not out) and Graeme Cremer (43) shared a stand of 79.

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