Zimbabwe reaches 91 for 2 at lunch on day 3 in first Test
Published : 05 Nov 2018, 12:47:33
Visiting Zimbabwe reached 91 for the loss of two wickets in their second innings in the first session extending their lead to 230 at lunch against host Bangladesh on the third day of the first Test of the two-match Test series at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Monday.
Spinner Mehedi Hasan Miraz brought the breakthrough that Bangladesh were looking for early in the morning as he picked up the wicket of overnight Brian Chari (4) while Taijul Islam, who got a six-wicket haul in the first innings then dismissed Brendon Taylor for (24) who gave a catch to Imrul Kayes.
Skipper Hamilton Masakadza with 39 and Sean Williams with 16 are on the crease as the umpire removed the bails for lunch break.
Brief score: Zimbabwe 1st innings – 282 for all, Williams 82, Moor 63 n.o, Masakadza 52, Chakabva 28, Taijul 6/108 and Nazmul 2/49.
2nd innings – 91 for 2, Masakadza 39 batting, Taylor 16, Williams 16 batting, Mehidy 1/20 and Taijul 1/24.