Bangladesh consolidated their place in opposition to Zimbabwe for a second day on Sunday with a half-century from Najmul Hasan and captain Mominul Haq in the one Test performed on the Shere Bengal Stadium in Dhaka.
Nazmul hit 71 off 139 balls whereas Mominul scored an unbeaten 73 to assist Bangladesh attain 240 for 3 at stumps on the second day. Bangladesh at the moment are trailing Zimbabwe by simply 25 runs on the primary innings foundation with seven wickets remaining.
Earlier within the morning, Zimbabwe began the day with 228 runs for six wickets, however the workforce was all out for 265 in entrance of the very best bowling of quick bowler Abu Zayed (4 wickets for 71 runs). <! –
Bangladesh additionally had a poor begin and the workforce misplaced the wicket of Saif Hasan (08) on the rating of 18 runs.
Nazmul then led the innings with a 78-run partnership with opener Tamim Iqbal (41) and a 76-run partnership with Mominul.
Tamim was caught by wicketkeeper Regis Chakabwa off Donald Tiripano after scoring 41 runs. Debutant Charlton Shuma took his first Test wicket by dismissing Nazmul.
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Mominul and Mushfiqur (32 not out) then shared an unbroken 68-run partnership for the fourth wicket and didn’t permit Zimbabwe to attain a lot success till the top of the day's play. Nazmul hit seven fours in his 139-ball innings, whereas captain Mominul has hit 9 fours in his 120-ball innings to date.