Modified 24 Feb 2020, 18:34 IST
Mushfiqur Rahim made the third double century of his Test profession as Bangladesh strengthened their grip on the match with Zimbabwe in Dhaka.
Bangladesh began day three of the one Test simply 25 runs in arrears and with seven wickets in hand, and Mushfiqur’s sensible unbeaten 203, together with Mominul Haque’s 132 and Liton Das’ 53 helped them attain 560-6 once they declared.
The declaration happened after Mushfiqur handed 200 together with his 28th 4 of a wonderful innings, the 32-year-old, whose top Test rating is 219 not out, having now accounted for 3 of the 5 double centuries scored by a Bangladesh participant within the longest format.
That gave them a lead of 295 runs and so they have been additional boosted by Nayeem Hasan claiming two wickets within the opening over of Zimbabwe’s second innings.
Both Prince Masvaure and Donald Tiripano fell with out rating in successive balls, Kevin Kasuza and Brendan Taylor then making it by means of to stumps with Zimbabwe 9-2 and 286 runs behind.
Published 24 Feb 2020, 18:34 IST
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