Zimbabwe in trouble chasing 401 against Bangladesh in Harare

Last Updated: 29/04/13 7:35pm

  • Share:

Sky Bet

Zimbabwe reached 138-4 in pursuit of a victory target of 401 by stumps on day four of the second Test against Bangladesh in Harare.

Shakib Al Hasan (2-45) and Ziaur Rahman (2-36) each claimed two wickets to put the tourists in a strong position to push for a victory on the final day that would earn them a share of the two-match series.

Zimbabwe need a further 263 runs and their hopes rest with Hamilton Masakadza, who closed on 46 not out alongside his brother and nightwatchman Shingi (7no).

Bangladesh had earlier extended their second innings from 163-5 at the start of day four to a mid-afternoon declaration at 291-9.

Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim top scored with 93, while Nasir Hossain's 67 not out was his second half-century of the match.

The Masakadza brothers were Zimbabwe's most successful bowlers. Paceman Shingi took 4-58, while Hamilton picked up a career-best 3-24 with his occasional seamers.

  • Share:

Related

Bangladesh tour of Zimbabwe 2013

Shakib Al Hasan: Another fantastic all-round performance

Shakib secures Bangladesh win

Shakib Al Hasan inspired Bangladesh to a 34-run win over Zimbabwe to tie the two-match Twenty20 international series.

Hamilton Masakadza: Top scored in Zimbabwe's winning total

Tigers crumble in Bulawayo

A late collapse from Bangladesh allowed Zimbabwe to claim a six-run victory in their Twenty20 international in Bulawayo.

Vusi Sibanda: celebrates reaching his century with team-mate Sean Williams

Sibanda the hero for Zimbabwe

Vusi Sibanda's unbeaten century steered Zimbabwe to a nine-wicket win over Bangladesh in the third and final ODI.

Most Popular

Features

On Goals on Sunday...

On Goals on Sunday...

We dissect the goals and analyse the talking points.

Tyler's stats and facts

Tyler's stats and facts

Who has the most Premier League goals without scoring with his head? Martin Tyler knows...

'Don't ruin the party'

'Don't ruin the party'

The Ally Pally atmosphere will be in full swing - Adrian Lewis hopes the Christmas spirit isn't spoiled.