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Day 2 report: Quick bowler Tendai Chatara and off-spinner Sikandar Raza claimed three wickets every as Zimbabwe took management of the primary check towards Bangladesh by taking a sizeable 140-run lead on the second day Sunday.
Tempo bowler Kyle Jarvis complemented Chatara (3-19) and Raza (3-35) with 2-28.
“Early on I used to be simply attempting to hit space, as a result of there’s a lot speak about Bangladesh being flat,” Chatara mentioned. “So hitting space early on, and making the batsman play as a lot as doable.”
Whereas the mix of Chatara and Jarvis rocked Bangladesh’s prime order, leaving them 19-4, Raza took care of the decrease order to assist the facet wrap up the hosts for 143. Zimbabwe was bowled out for 282 in its first innings.
With a commanding 139-run lead, Zimbabwe reached 1-Zero in its second innings earlier than unhealthy gentle introduced an finish to the day.
“Our batsmen could not play to their potential,” mentioned Bangladesh left-arm spinner Taijul Islam.
“However all shouldn’t be ended. Now we have nonetheless the possibility and we’re not eager to surrender the hopes. Hopefully we’ll put in efficiency within the second innings.”
Chatara began out by dismissing Imrul Kayes for five whereas his fellow opener Liton Das perished to a unfastened shot towards Jarvis to fall for 9.
Chatara then put Bangladesh in hassle, dealing a double strike to take away Nazmul Hossain (5) and captain Mahmudullah (0) with near-flawless quick bowling.
Mushfiqur Rahim and Mominul Haque (11) supplied transient resistance earlier than Raza bought the higher of the latter with an off-break.
Jarvis bought further bounce with a full size supply to finish Rahim’s vigil, to successfully terminate Bangladesh’s hopes of a struggle again. Rahim scored 31.
Nevertheless the hosts discovered hope in debutant Ariful Haque however Raza continued to baffle the decrease order batsmen along with his sly off-break, leaving Haque stranded on 41.
Earlier, left-arm spinner Taijul Islam took 6-108 to comprise the vacationers under 300, after Zimbabwe had began the day at 236-5.
With AP inputs
Printed Date: November 05, 2018
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