Hamilton Masakadza was unbeaten on 154 at the end of the third day of the second Test © AFP
Hamilton Masakadza was unbeaten on 154 at the end of the third day of the second Test © AFP

Nov 6, 2014

Bangladesh and Zimbabwe head into the fourth day of the ongoing second Test at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna. Zimbabwe finished at a score of 331 for the loss of five wickets, trailing Bangladesh’s score of 433 by 102 runs. Hamilton Masakadza and Regis Chakabva were unbeaten on scores of 154 and 75 respectively. Catch live scorecard and ball-by-ball updates of the match.

The scenario totally changed in the post-tea session as to everyone’s surprise no wicket fell till the end of the day’s play. Instead Masakadza and Chakabva scored a 142-run partnership for the sixth wicket with Chakabva scoring his second Test half-century. Eventually, Maskadza too brought up his 150 just before the end of day’s play to put Zimbabwe in total control of the game so far. However, they still need to play good cricket as they trail the home team by 102 runs.

Brief scores:

Bangladesh 433 (Shakib Al Hasan 135, Tamim Iqbal 109; Tinashe Panyangara 2 for 49) lead Zimbabwe 331 for 5 (Hamilton Masakadza 154*, Regis Chakabva 75*; Shakib-al-Hasan 3 for 70) by 102 runs.

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