Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal plays a shot during his 142-ball knock of 65 in Bangladesh's second innings © AFP
Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal plays a shot during his 142-ball knock of 65 in Bangladesh’s second innings © AFP

Nov 16, 2014

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So, Bangladesh have finished this series in a dominating nature. They were a better side throughout but Zimbabwe showed hints of excellence. Regis Chakabva played like a brave man and stood on the wicket. He was unlucky to get to his second Test century. Shakib Al Hasan wins the Man of the Series award while Mominul Haque is declared the Man of the Match.

Bangladesh have won it. Three quick wickets have lead Bangladesh to 3-0 series victory.
OUT!!!Panyangara lbw b Rubel 2(24), Panyangara lbw b Rubel 2(24) and Mushangwe lbw b Shafiul 0(2)
Chakabva is slowly moving towards his century. If he gets there it will be his second Test century. Panyangara has done well to survive. He played 23 balls and stood calmly on the wicket.
Mutumbami falls to Mahmudullah. Zimbabwe is slowly moving towards a third defeat in this series.
OUT!!Mutumbami lbw b T Islam 2(10)
Craig Ervine departs. Bangladesh is slowly inching towards a 3-0 whitewash. Chakabva now slogs Taijul Islam for a big six over mid-wicket in the 69th over. Chakabva is the looking like the lone warrior here. He is battling out against the Bangladesh bowlers. It will be great if he could get his century here.
OUT!!C Ervine lbw b Mahmudullah 16(41)
Chakabva has fought out hard and managed to get his half-century here. Another 46 overs still to go in this match. Zimbabwe need to stand tall and save this match.
Brendan Taylor is dismissed here by Taijul Islam. It was a full delivery from Taijul and Taylor outside edged it straight to point fielder. . Zimbabwe still look shaky. They have had a habit of losing wickets in pairs. Chigumbura and Chakabva will the key here. Oh no! Chigumbura is dismissed here. This is the fourth wicket of the morning. Can they survive two more sessions and keep it to a draw. Craig Ervine has come to bat now. Tha’s lunch. Zimbabwe need 267 runs while Bangladesh need five wickets. Last two sessions will be exciting.
OUT!Brendan Taylor c Shakib b Jubair Hossain 24(59) and Chigumbura c Kayes b Jubair Hossain 5(16)
Only 10 runs from the last six overs. Shakib Al Hasan and Taijul are bowling well here. Just feel, Zimbabwe are looking to negotiate a draw here.
23 runs from the last six overs. These two batsmen need to string up a big partnership here. The part-time spinner did the trick here for Bangladesh.
Raza has thrown it away. That was a full toss from Hom and Raza smacked it straight to deep mid-wicket fielder. Zimbabwe are in trouble here.
OUT!! S Raza c T Islam b Hom 65(75)
That’s a big wicket for Bangladesh. Hamilton Masakadza tried to reverse sweep it and handed a catch to Mushfiqur Rahim. Zimbabwe skipper Brendan Taylor comes out to bat now.
OUT!!H Masakadza c Rahim b Hom 38(91)
Sikandar Raza gets to his half-century off 56 balls. This is his second fifty of this Test match. He should convert it into a big score to help Zimbabwe get a positive result from this match.

Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of the fifth day of the third and final Test between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at Chittagong. I am Varun Arora and I will take you through the day’s proceedings.

Zimbabwe reached a score of 71 for one after the end of fourth day’s play in the third Test match played against Bangladesh at Chittagong on Friday. Zimbabwe still trail by 378 runs with still a day’s play left in this third Test match.

Earlier, Bangladesh declared after they reached 319 for five with a lead of 448 runs. Mominul Haque was the star batsman for Bangladesh, as he remained unbeaten at 131 facing 189 balls. Mominul struck his fourth Test century off 156 balls. His innings was studded with 13 well struck boundaries.

Bangladesh resumed innings at 124 for one after lunch. Tamim Iqbal who was looking set to hit another century was dismissed by rookie leg-spinner Natsai Mushangwe.  Mushangwe floated a full delivery and Tamim went to cut it but he inside edged the ball onto his wickets. Mushangwe got his first success of the match.

Mahmudullah who was the next batsmen on the crease was explosive right from the start as he slammed Mushangwe for two boundaries in his next over. Mominul Haque did not hold himself back. He too hit Mushangwe for two more boundaries in the 50th over. At this stage, the lead crossed beyond the 300 mark.

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