Bangladesh take a 237-run lead into the fourth day after dismissing their hosts for 276 simply over an hour earlier than the shut with Mehidy Hasan Miraz taking 5-82 and Shakib Al Hasan 4-82
Bangladesh seemed to construct an imposing lead over Zimbabwe with two days remaining as they have been 45 with out loss of their second innings at stumps on the third day of their one-off Test on the Harare Sports Club on Friday.
Bangladesh take a 237-run lead into the fourth day after dismissing their hosts for 276 simply over an hour earlier than the shut with Mehidy Hasan Miraz taking 5-82 and Shakib Al Hasan 4-82.
The spin pair decimated Zimbabwe’s tail with the final 5 wickets falling for a meagre 15 runs, precipitated by the tip of a affected person innings of 87 off 311 balls by debutant opener Takudzwanashe Kaitano.
Zimbabwe had resumed on their in a single day rating of 114-1 with Kaitano and captain Brendan Taylor compiling a promising 115-run second wicket partnership earlier than Taylor went for 81 earlier than lunch and Bangladesh then slowly started to exert management.
Bangladesh, who scored 468 of their first innings, confronted 17 overs earlier than Friday’s shut with Shadman Islam (22 not out) and Saif Hassan (20 not out) to renew on Saturday.
Muzarabani and Taskin fined
Bangladesh quick bowler Taskin Ahmed and Zimbabwe quick bowler Blessing Muzarabani have each been fined 15 per cent of their match charges for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct (inappropriate bodily contact) throughout the second day of the one-off Test right here.
The gamers have been discovered to have breached Article 2.1.12 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which pertains to “inappropriate physical contact with a Player, Player Support Personnel, Umpire, Match Referee or any other person (including a spectator) during an International Match.” In addition to this, one demerit level every has been added to the disciplinary information of the gamers, each of whom didn’t have any earlier offence in a 24-month interval.
The incident occurred within the eighty fifth over of Bangladesh’s first innings on Thursday. After Muzarabani had bowled a supply to Taskin, the 2 gamers moved aggressively in direction of one another, and speak to was made after phrases have been exchanged head to head.
Both gamers admitted the offence and accepted the sanctions proposed by match referee Andy Pycroft and ratified by the ICC Cricket Operations division as per the COVID-19 interim enjoying rules. There was no want for formal hearings.
On-field umpires Marais Erasmus and Langton Rusere, third umpire Iknow Chabi and fourth official Forster Mutizwa levelled the costs.
Level 1 breaches carry a minimal penalty of an official reprimand, a most penalty of fifty per cent of a participant’s match price, and one or two demerit factors.
(Inputs from Reuters, PTI)