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Cricket Highlights, 11 Jul: ZIM vs BAN (Only Test–Day 5)

The final day of the one-off Test between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe rolled on the field yesterday. Let’s have a glimpse at the article to know about the interesting happenings of the day’s game.

ZIM vs BAN (Only Test – Day 5)

The Tigers won by 220 runs against Zimbabwe after bowling decently on the final day of the Test match at the Sports Club in Harare on Sunday. Zimbabwe lost 3 wickets to score 140 runs on the fourth day after coming down to bat for a target of 477 runs, they quickly lost 4 more wickets on the 5th day. Mehidy Hasan Miraz’s whirlwind and Taskin Ahmed’s fiery bowling did not let them stick into the wicket.

Remaining unbeaten on the 4th day, Dion Myers scored 26 runs before being bowled out at Miraz. However, two great pairings of Donald Tiripano with Victor Nyauchi and Blessing Muzarabani were looking dangerous for Bangladesh. However, these pairs only could reduce the margin of defeat. Finally, he returned to the pavilion being victim to Ebadot Hossain after scoring 52 off 144 balls in 6 fours. In the end, the team’s second innings stopped at 256 runs.

Among the Bangladeshi bowlers, Miraz and Taskin took 4 wickets each. Shakib Al Hasan and Ebadot took one wicket each.

Earlier, Bangladesh scored 468 runs in their first innings on Mahmudullah’s 150-run innings. In reply, Zimbabwe was all-out for 276 runs. In their second innings, the visitors lost only one wicket. In Shadman Islam and Najmul Hossain Shanto’s century, they declared their second innings at 284 runs.

The two teams will meet in the first match of the 3-match ODI series on July 16 at the same venue.

Bangladesh (1st Innings) 468/10 (126.0)
Zimbabwe (1st Innings) – 276/10 (111.5)
Bangladesh (2nd Innings) 284/1 (D) (67.4)
Zimbabwe (2nd Innings) – 256/10 (94.4)
Player of the Match – Mahmudullah

After a successful red-ball cricket series, the Tigers are going to take on Zimbabwe for both formats of white-ball cricket. Stay with Baji to get further updates on it!

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