Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 3rd ODI: Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Dhaka, Oct 31, 2009
Bangladesh won by 4 wickets (with 56 balls remaining)
31 October 2009 - day/night match (50-over match)

The players are out in the middle and the action is about to begin. Nazmul Hossian to start the proceedings.

Toss: Bangladesh won the toss and they have decided to field.

Teams: For Bangladesh, Enamul Haque jnr comes in for Dolar Mahmud and for Zimbabwe, Mutizwa comes in for Taibu, who had strained his hamstring in the previous game. Utseya is still out and Masakadza will be leading the team once again.

The pitch for today: Dry grass and it looks a flat track. The pitch looks dark in colour.

Hello and welcome to Cricinfo's live coverage of the third ODI, the series is level, we can expect a good game of cricket, stay tuned for all the news on the teams and the toss.

0.1

Nazmul Hossain to Masakadza, no run, good ball first up on the off stump line, a tentative push from Masakadza and a thickish edge along the ground to backward point.

0.2

Nazmul Hossain to Masakadza, no run, good ball coming in and Masakadza defends to the onside to short midwicket.

0.3

Nazmul Hossain to Masakadza, no run, good length delivery and Masakadza defends to short cover.

The two close in fielders are the short cover and short midwicket.

0.4

Nazmul Hossain to Masakadza, 1 run, on the middle and leg and Masakadza works it to long leg for a single.

Taylor to face Nazmul Hossain.

0.5

Nazmul Hossain to Taylor, no run, pushes to the off side.

0.6

Nazmul Hossain to Taylor, 1 run, good length delivery and Taylor plays with soft hands to mid-on and takes off for a quick single.

End of over 1 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 2/0 (RR: 2.00)

    • BRM Taylor 1 (2b)
    • H Masakadza 1 (4b)
    • Nazmul Hossain 1-0-2-0

Abdur Razzak to share the attack, spin in the second over. Slip and short cover in place.

1.1

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, comes forward and defends with a straight bat down the track.

1.2

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, comes forward and defends square of the wicket on the off side.

1.3

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, cuts and misses outside the off stump.

1.4

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, takes the pad as he looks to turn it to the onside, was going down the leg side.

1.5

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, flat and quicker on the stumps, punches it to extra cover.

1.6

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, tossed up bit wide outside the off stump, left alone.

End of over 2 (maiden) Zimbabwe 2/0 (RR: 1.00)

    • BRM Taylor 1 (8b)
    • H Masakadza 1 (4b)
    • Abdur Razzak 1-1-0-0
    • Nazmul Hossain 1-0-2-0
2.1

Nazmul Hossain to Masakadza, no run, comes down the wicket and heaves it around forward of square leg but picks out the fielder.

2.2

Nazmul Hossain to Masakadza, FOUR, down the track and this time drives down the ground to long off fence, wants to take full toll of the pace bowlers, not many in the team for today.

2.3

Nazmul Hossain to Masakadza, no run, pushes to mid-on.

2.4

Nazmul Hossain to Masakadza, no run, punches off the back foot to mid-off.

2.5

Nazmul Hossain to Masakadza, FOUR, lovely shot, makes room and strikes well through cover, wonderful horizontal bat shot.

2.6

Nazmul Hossain to Masakadza, no run, slower delivery from back of the hand and Masakadza has to wait for the ball and then pushes back to the bowler.

End of over 3 (8 runs) Zimbabwe 10/0 (RR: 3.33)

    • H Masakadza 9 (10b 2x4)
    • BRM Taylor 1 (8b)
    • Nazmul Hossain 2-0-10-0
    • Abdur Razzak 1-1-0-0
3.1

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, 1 run, comes forward and drives down the ground to long off.

Deep backward square leg and long off are the two fielders outside the circle.

3.2

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, pushes to cover.

3.3

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, uses his feet and mistimes it back to the bowler.

3.4

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

3.5

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, FOUR, down the wicket and hoicks it over midwicket and to the fence.

3.6

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, FOUR, uses his feet well and this time all along the ground through midwicket and to the fence.

End of over 4 (9 runs) Zimbabwe 19/0 (RR: 4.75)

    • H Masakadza 17 (15b 4x4)
    • BRM Taylor 2 (9b)
    • Abdur Razzak 2-1-9-0
    • Nazmul Hossain 2-0-10-0
4.1

Nazmul Hossain to Taylor, no run, drives to mid-on.

4.2

Nazmul Hossain to Taylor, no run, good length delivery defended back to the bowler.

4.3

Nazmul Hossain to Taylor, no run, works to the onside to short midwicket.

4.4

Nazmul Hossain to Taylor, no run, punches hard on the front foot to mid-off.

4.5

Nazmul Hossain to Taylor, no run, moves forward and drives to the right of cover, Naeem does well moving quickly.

4.6

Nazmul Hossain to Taylor, OUT, short and wide outside the off stump and Taylor gives his all and looks to cut through the off side, gets the edge and through to Rahim behind the wicket, Bangladesh have the first breakthrough in Taylor.

BRM Taylor c †Mushfiqur Rahim b Nazmul Hossain 2 (19m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 13.33

End of over 5 (wicket maiden) Zimbabwe 19/1 (RR: 3.80)

    • H Masakadza 17 (15b 4x4)
    • Nazmul Hossain 3-1-10-1
    • Abdur Razzak 2-1-9-0

Coventry is the new batsman is at the non-strikers end.

5.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

5.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, comes forward and defends to short cover.

5.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, driven to mid-off for a quick single.

5.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Coventry, FOUR, hit in the air past the bowler and to the long on fence for a boundary. It was in the slot for Coventry.

5.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Coventry, FOUR, moves into line and lofts the ball to wide long on fence for the second boundary.

5.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Coventry, no run, inside edges to the off side.

End of over 6 (9 runs) Zimbabwe 28/1 (RR: 4.66)

    • CK Coventry 8 (3b 2x4)
    • H Masakadza 18 (18b 4x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 1-0-9-0
    • Nazmul Hossain 3-1-10-1

Razzak switches ends.

6.1

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, edges into the pad and to the off side.

6.2

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, down the leg side, sweeps and misses.

6.3

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, 1 run, turn and bounce and an outside edge to third man.

6.4

Abdur Razzak to Coventry, no run, pushed to the off side and Razzak moves across to field.

6.5

Abdur Razzak to Coventry, no run, moves forward and drives to short cover.

6.6

Abdur Razzak to Coventry, no run, moves back and cuts hard to cover.

End of over 7 (1 run) Zimbabwe 29/1 (RR: 4.14)

    • CK Coventry 8 (6b 2x4)
    • H Masakadza 19 (21b 4x4)
    • Abdur Razzak 3-1-10-0
    • Shakib Al Hasan 1-0-9-0

Another bowling change, Enamul Haque jnr comes into the attack.

7.1

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, FOUR, lovely shot from Masakadza, drives on the front foot wide of long off to the fence.

7.2

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, SIX, a long hop and Masakadza rocks on the back foot and heaves it over the midwicket fence for maximum.

7.3

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, no run, moves back and drives back to the bowler.

7.4

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, 1 leg bye, off the pad and to square leg, they go through for a leg bye.

7.5

Enamul Haque jnr to Coventry, no run, comes forward and defends to short cover.

7.6

Enamul Haque jnr to Coventry, no run, driven along the ground to mid-off.

End of over 8 (11 runs) Zimbabwe 40/1 (RR: 5.00)

    • CK Coventry 8 (8b 2x4)
    • H Masakadza 29 (25b 5x4 1x6)
    • Enamul Haque jnr 1-0-10-0
    • Abdur Razzak 3-1-10-0
8.1

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, plays it back to the bowler.

Masakadza asks for a change of bat from the dressing room.

8.2

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, on the off and middle, pushed to short cover.

8.3

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, FOUR, down the wicket and hits it well, drives in the air in the gap between the bowler and mid-off to the fence.

8.4

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, 1 run, makes room and drives down the ground to wide long on.

8.5

Abdur Razzak to Coventry, no run, uses his feet and looks to heave it through the onside, mistimes to short midwicket.

8.6

Abdur Razzak to Coventry, no run, was looking for the big shot but then checks his shot and plays to mid-on, the fielders have a chuckle after Coventry changed his mind on the shot.

End of over 9 (5 runs) Zimbabwe 45/1 (RR: 5.00)

    • CK Coventry 8 (10b 2x4)
    • H Masakadza 34 (29b 6x4 1x6)
    • Abdur Razzak 4-1-15-0
    • Enamul Haque jnr 1-0-10-0

Shakib comes back for his second over.

9.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, defends down the track.

9.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, works it to midwicket.

9.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, FOUR, moves back and whips it through midwicket for his 8th boundary.

9.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, FOUR, picks up the long hop and Masakadza is dismissing the balls to the fence, this time in the air and again to midwicket fence.

9.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, makes room and drives to mid-off.

9.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, FOUR, uses his feet well and picks the gap once again, chips it in the air and to the midwicket fence for the third boundary in the over, good counter attack from Masakadza against the spinners.

End of over 10 (12 runs) Zimbabwe 57/1 (RR: 5.70)

    • H Masakadza 46 (35b 9x4 1x6)
    • CK Coventry 8 (10b 2x4)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 2-0-21-0
    • Abdur Razzak 4-1-15-0

Bangladesh opt for the bowling powerplay.

10.1

Abdur Razzak to Coventry, 1 run, pulls in the air wide of long on for a single.

10.2

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, FOUR, lovely shot off the back foot, punches it down the track and past the bowler to long on fence, brings up his 50 in style, wonderful batting, well played.

10.3

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, pushes to the off side to cover.

10.4

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, 1 run, drives to wide mid-on for a single.

10.5

Abdur Razzak to Coventry, 1 run, drives well down the ground to long off.

10.6

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, plays and misses, that was a good ball, off the pad and behind the wicket.

End of over 11 (7 runs) Zimbabwe 64/1 (RR: 5.81)

    • H Masakadza 51 (39b 10x4 1x6)
    • CK Coventry 10 (12b 2x4)
    • Abdur Razzak 5-1-22-0
    • Shakib Al Hasan 2-0-21-0
11.1

Enamul Haque jnr to Coventry, 1 bye, missed stumping! Haque draws Coventry out of the crease and Rahim lets go of a stumping chance and concedes a bye

11.2

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, no run, pushed to midwicket

11.3

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, 1 run, leg stump line as Masakadza pushes it to mid-on for a single

11.4

Enamul Haque jnr to Coventry, 1 run, tossed on the leg stump. Coventry pushes it to deep midwicket for a single

11.5

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, 1 run, on the leg stump. Masakadza makes room and pushes it to long-on for a single

11.6

Enamul Haque jnr to Coventry, 1 run, Coventry pushes a tossed up delivery to long-on for a single

End of over 12 (5 runs) Zimbabwe 69/1 (RR: 5.75)

    • CK Coventry 12 (15b 2x4)
    • H Masakadza 53 (42b 10x4 1x6)
    • Enamul Haque jnr 2-0-14-0
    • Abdur Razzak 5-1-22-0

Naeem Islam comes into the attack

12.1

Naeem Islam to Coventry, 1 run, on the middle and leg to start his spell. Coventry pushes it to the right of square-leg for a single

12.2

Naeem Islam to Masakadza, 1 run, see's Masakadza coming down the track and pushes it a little faster as Masakadza pushes it to midwicket for a single

12.3

Naeem Islam to Coventry, no run, cut to point

12.4

Naeem Islam to Coventry, SIX, lofts it high and handsome over cow-corner for a six

12.5

Naeem Islam to Coventry, 1 run, on the off stump. Coventry comes down the track and drives it to long-on for a single

12.6

Naeem Islam to Masakadza, no run, outside the off stump. Bounces a little more than expected as Masakadza stands tall and defends

End of over 13 (9 runs) Zimbabwe 78/1 (RR: 6.00)

    • H Masakadza 54 (44b 10x4 1x6)
    • CK Coventry 20 (19b 2x4 1x6)
    • Naeem Islam 1-0-9-0
    • Enamul Haque jnr 2-0-14-0
13.1

Enamul Haque jnr to Coventry, no run, gets rapped on the pads for a delivery pitching outside leg

13.2

Enamul Haque jnr to Coventry, 1 leg bye, on the leg stump. Coventry comes down the track and looks to loft it away but gets hit on the pads and runs for a leg-bye

13.3

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, 1 run, pushed to midwicket for a single

13.4

Enamul Haque jnr to Coventry, no run, comes forward and defends

13.5

Enamul Haque jnr to Coventry, no run, comes forward and pushes it to the leg side

13.6

Enamul Haque jnr to Coventry, 1 run, on the middle stump. Coventry comes down the track and pushes it to the right of midwicket for a single

End of over 14 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 81/1 (RR: 5.78)

    • CK Coventry 21 (24b 2x4 1x6)
    • H Masakadza 55 (45b 10x4 1x6)
    • Enamul Haque jnr 3-0-16-0
    • Naeem Islam 1-0-9-0

Shakib comes back into the attack

14.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Coventry, 1 run, on the middle stump. Coventry comes down the track and pushes it to long-on for a single

14.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, Masakadza does the same as he gets a single to long-on

14.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Coventry, 1 run, outside the off stump. Coventry pushes it to long-off for a single

14.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, outside the off stump. Masakadza pushes it back to the bowler

14.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, outside off. Masakadza defends on the back foot

14.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, on the middle and leg. Masakadza tries to play it on the leg side but gets an inside edge onto his pads

End of over 15 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 84/1 (RR: 5.60)

    • H Masakadza 56 (49b 10x4 1x6)
    • CK Coventry 23 (26b 2x4 1x6)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 3-0-24-0
    • Enamul Haque jnr 3-0-16-0
15.1

Enamul Haque jnr to Coventry, SIX, on the leg stump. Coventry shifting gears as he slog sweeps it to deep midwicket flatly for a six

15.2

Enamul Haque jnr to Coventry, no run, outside off. Coventry comes forward and defends it to the off-side

15.3

Enamul Haque jnr to Coventry, OUT, outside the off stump. Coventry moves across and looks to drag it away to midwicket again but Enamul notices it early and pitches it fuller. Coventry manages a top-edge which is taken comfortably by Naeem at midwicket. Good time to get the wicket for Bangladesh

CK Coventry c Naeem Islam b Enamul Haque jnr 29 (32m 29b 2x4 2x6) SR: 100.00

Mutizwa is the new batsman

15.4

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, 1 run, outside the off stump. Masakadza pushes it off the back foot to cover for a single

15.5

Enamul Haque jnr to Mutizwa, no run, fuller outside the off stump. Mutizwa drives it back to the bowler

15.6

Enamul Haque jnr to Mutizwa, OUT, another left armer doing the trick for Bangladesh today. Mutizwa looks to clear the outfield without getting under the delivery and holes out to long-off. Poor cricket by Zimbabwe here

F Mutizwa c Mahmudullah b Enamul Haque jnr 0 (3m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Double strike this over as Waller walks in to take the strike

End of over 16 (7 runs) Zimbabwe 91/3 (RR: 5.68)

    • H Masakadza 57 (50b 10x4 1x6)
    • Enamul Haque jnr 4-0-23-2
    • Shakib Al Hasan 3-0-24-0
16.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Waller, no run, outside the off stump. Waller comes forward and defends

16.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Waller, 1 run, outside the off stump. Waller comes forward and pushes it to cover for a single

16.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, on the middle and leg as Masakadza pushes it to mid-on for a single

16.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Waller, no run, outside the off stump. Waller pushes it to point

16.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Waller, no run, dropped! Rahim fails to collect the ball when it matters as he fails to pick the outside edge and it's a chance for Waller to make it count

16.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Waller, 1 run, fuller outside off. Waller pushes it to cover for a single

End of over 17 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 94/3 (RR: 5.52)

    • MN Waller 2 (5b)
    • H Masakadza 58 (51b 10x4 1x6)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 4-0-27-0
    • Enamul Haque jnr 4-0-23-2
17.1

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, no run, pushes back to the bowler

17.2

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, no run, on the middle stump and Waller pushes it to midwicket

17.3

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, FOUR, cut to deep point as Enamul pitches it short outside off

17.4

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, no run, outside the off stump. Waller defends

17.5

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, no run, outside the leg stump and rapped on the pads

17.6

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, 1 run, outside the off stump. Waller comes forward and pushes it to cover for a single

End of over 18 (5 runs) Zimbabwe 99/3 (RR: 5.50)

    • MN Waller 7 (11b 1x4)
    • H Masakadza 58 (51b 10x4 1x6)
    • Enamul Haque jnr 5-0-28-2
    • Shakib Al Hasan 4-0-27-0
18.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Waller, FOUR, Waller rubbing it in for Shakib as he drives a fuller delivery outside the off stump to sweeper on the off-side for a boundary

18.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Waller, no run, pushes it to cover off the back foot

18.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Waller, no run, fuller outside the off stump. Waller comes down the track and defends

18.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Waller, no run, outside the off stump. Waller drives it to cover with some force but it is fielded

18.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Waller, no run, pushes it back to the bowler

18.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Waller, no run, beaten in flight outside the off stump

End of over 19 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 103/3 (RR: 5.42)

    • MN Waller 11 (17b 2x4)
    • H Masakadza 58 (51b 10x4 1x6)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 5-0-31-0
    • Enamul Haque jnr 5-0-28-2
19.1

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, no run, fuller on the off stump. Masakadza pushes it back to the bowler

19.2

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, 3 runs, on the leg stump. Masakadza helps it on it's way to fine-leg for three runs

19.3

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, no run, on the off stump. Waller defends it back onto the pitch

19.4

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, 1 run, outside the off stump. Waller drives it to sweeper cover for a single

19.5

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, 2 runs, sweeps from outside off for a couple

19.6

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, no run, short outside off. Swatted back to the bowler

End of over 20 (6 runs) Zimbabwe 109/3 (RR: 5.45)

    • H Masakadza 63 (55b 10x4 1x6)
    • MN Waller 12 (19b 2x4)
    • Enamul Haque jnr 6-0-34-2
    • Shakib Al Hasan 5-0-31-0

Ashraful into the attack.

20.1

Mohammad Ashraful to Waller, 1 run, comes forward and drives down the ground to long off.

20.2

Mohammad Ashraful to Masakadza, no run, punches to mid-on, good fielding from the fielder from midwicket.

20.3

Mohammad Ashraful to Masakadza, 3 leg byes, a long hop which keeps very low and Masakadza misses the pull shot, off the pad and past the keeper to the deep.

20.4

Mohammad Ashraful to Waller, 1 wide, spins down the leg side, signalled a wide.

20.4

Mohammad Ashraful to Waller, 1 run, cut to the sweeper for a single.

20.5

Mohammad Ashraful to Masakadza, no run, plays forward and a thickish edge to the off side.

20.6

Mohammad Ashraful to Masakadza, no run, turns and extra bounce, it comes slowly off the track and Masakadza just blocks to the onside.

That is drinks and Bangladesh have bowled 21 overs, spinners bowling quick and fast.

End of over 21 (6 runs) Zimbabwe 115/3 (RR: 5.47)

    • H Masakadza 63 (59b 10x4 1x6)
    • MN Waller 14 (21b 2x4)
    • Mohammad Ashraful 1-0-3-0
    • Enamul Haque jnr 6-0-34-2
21.1

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, no run, comes forward and defends to the onside.

21.2

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, no run, punches it back to the bowler.

21.3

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, 1 run, comes forward and pushes to cover for a quick single, shy at the stumps, misses.

21.4

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, 1 run, turns it behind square leg for a single.

21.5

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, no run, lovely turn and Waller plays and misses.

21.6

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, no run, arm ball pushed back to the bowler.

End of over 22 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 117/3 (RR: 5.31)

    • MN Waller 15 (26b 2x4)
    • H Masakadza 64 (60b 10x4 1x6)
    • Enamul Haque jnr 7-0-36-2
    • Mohammad Ashraful 1-0-3-0
22.1

Mohammad Ashraful to Masakadza, no run, looks to drive through the off side and misses.

22.2

Mohammad Ashraful to Masakadza, 2 runs, cuts behind to deep backward point, coming back for the second run.

22.3

Mohammad Ashraful to Masakadza, 2 runs, deft touch from Masakadza, played to third man and picks up couple of runs.

22.4

Mohammad Ashraful to Masakadza, no run, comes forward and pushes to mid-on.

22.5

Mohammad Ashraful to Masakadza, no run, uses his feet and plays back to the bowler.

22.6

Mohammad Ashraful to Masakadza, FOUR, sweeps well in the air to backward square leg fence.

End of over 23 (8 runs) Zimbabwe 125/3 (RR: 5.43)

    • H Masakadza 72 (66b 11x4 1x6)
    • MN Waller 15 (26b 2x4)
    • Mohammad Ashraful 2-0-11-0
    • Enamul Haque jnr 7-0-36-2
23.1

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, 1 run, comes down the wicket and then defends to cover, quick single taken, the throw goes to the wrong end (bowlers).

23.2

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, no run, full toss driven to midwicket.

23.3

Enamul Haque jnr to Masakadza, 1 run, works it through square leg to the deep.

23.4

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, no run, punches to the off side.

23.5

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, 2 runs, comes forward and plays to the sweeper on the off side, good running, comes back for the second run.

23.6

Enamul Haque jnr to Waller, no run, looking to drive through the off side, gets a thickish edge to the onside.

End of over 24 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 129/3 (RR: 5.37)

    • MN Waller 18 (30b 2x4)
    • H Masakadza 73 (68b 11x4 1x6)
    • Enamul Haque jnr 8-0-40-2
    • Mohammad Ashraful 2-0-11-0

Mahmudullah into the attack.

24.1

Mahmudullah to Masakadza, no run, defended with a straight bat back to the bowler.

24.2

Mahmudullah to Masakadza, no run, comes down the wicket and pushes to mid-on.

24.3

Mahmudullah to Masakadza, 1 run, cuts hard to deep backward point for a single.

24.4

Mahmudullah to Waller, no run, a thickish edge to short third man.

24.5

Mahmudullah to Waller, no run, comes forward and defends back to the bowler.

24.6

Mahmudullah to Waller, 1 run, short ball pulled in the air to deep square leg for a single.

End of over 25 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 131/3 (RR: 5.24)

    • MN Waller 19 (33b 2x4)
    • H Masakadza 74 (71b 11x4 1x6)
    • Mahmudullah 1-0-2-0
    • Enamul Haque jnr 8-0-40-2

Razzak is back.

25.1

Abdur Razzak to Waller, no run, defended to mid-on.

25.2

Abdur Razzak to Waller, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

25.3

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, 1 run, uses his feet and drives to long on for a single.

25.4

Abdur Razzak to Waller, 1 run, moves back and plays through the off side to the sweeper.

25.5

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, 1 run, drives down to long on for a single.

25.6

Abdur Razzak to Waller, 1 run, uses his feet and plays to mid-on for a single.

End of over 26 (5 runs) Zimbabwe 136/3 (RR: 5.23)

    • MN Waller 22 (37b 2x4)
    • H Masakadza 76 (73b 11x4 1x6)
    • Abdur Razzak 6-1-27-0
    • Mahmudullah 1-0-2-0
26.1

Mahmudullah to Waller, 1 run, driven to long on for a single.

26.2

Mahmudullah to Masakadza, 1 run, driven to wide long off for a single.

26.3

Mahmudullah to Waller, 1 run, moves forward and drives along the ground to deep extra cover.

26.4

Mahmudullah to Masakadza, 1 run, moves back and punches down the ground to long on.

26.5

Mahmudullah to Waller, 1 run, uses his feet and drives down the ground to long off.

26.6

Mahmudullah to Masakadza, 1 run, turns it to deep midwicket for a single.

Arif: "There are some risks of playing so many spinners (6-including the part-timers). Lets see if the decision pays off."

End of over 27 (6 runs) Zimbabwe 142/3 (RR: 5.25)

    • H Masakadza 79 (76b 11x4 1x6)
    • MN Waller 25 (40b 2x4)
    • Mahmudullah 2-0-8-0
    • Abdur Razzak 6-1-27-0
27.1

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, FOUR, sweeps down to fine leg fence for a boundary.

27.2

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, 1 run, punches off the back foot and down the ground to long on.

27.3

Abdur Razzak to Waller, 1 run, comes forward and pushes to cover for a single.

27.4

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, OUT, a long hop and Masakadaza falls to a tame shot, pulls straight to Raqibul at midwicket and he trudges off slowly back to the pavilion, he could have hit that ball to any corner of the ground for a boundary.

H Masakadza c Raqibul Hasan b Abdur Razzak 84 (95m 79b 12x4 1x6) SR: 106.32

A good knock from Masakadza.

Matsikenyeri is the new batsman.

27.5

Abdur Razzak to Matsikenyeri, FOUR, down the leg side and played fine to the fence.

27.6

Abdur Razzak to Matsikenyeri, no run, chops it hard behind point.

End of over 28 (10 runs) Zimbabwe 152/4 (RR: 5.42)

    • S Matsikenyeri 4 (2b 1x4)
    • MN Waller 26 (41b 2x4)
    • Abdur Razzak 7-1-37-1
    • Mahmudullah 2-0-8-0
28.1

Mahmudullah to Waller, no run, plays to the onside.

28.2

Mahmudullah to Waller, 1 run, short ball pulled to deep midwicket.

28.3

Mahmudullah to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, uses his feet and drives to mid-off.

28.4

Mahmudullah to Waller, OUT, drags it a touch short and flatter as he sees Waller coming down the track and he pushes forward and gets beaten and the ball knocks the stumps.

MN Waller b Mahmudullah 27 (45m 44b 2x4 0x6) SR: 61.36

Two quick wickets. Chigumbura is the new batsman.

28.5

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, no run, turns it behind square leg.

28.6

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, no run, dropped,short down the leg side and Chigumbura looks pulls and gets some glove to it and Rahim looking to take the catch gets hit on the box, the physio is out and having a look at him.

Rahim is still in a daze. He has also got it on the shoulder as he came down hard on the ground.

End of over 29 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 154/5 (RR: 5.31)

    • E Chigumbura 0 (2b)
    • S Matsikenyeri 5 (3b 1x4)
    • Mahmudullah 3-0-10-1
    • Abdur Razzak 7-1-37-1
29.1

Abdur Razzak to Matsikenyeri, 1 wide, down the leg side and signalled a wide.

29.1

Abdur Razzak to Matsikenyeri, no run, down the track and driven back to the bowler.

29.2

Abdur Razzak to Matsikenyeri, no run, cut hard behind point.

29.3

Abdur Razzak to Matsikenyeri, no run

29.4

Abdur Razzak to Matsikenyeri, no run, defended to the onside.

29.5

Abdur Razzak to Matsikenyeri, 2 wides, a terrible delivery way down the leg side, they go through for a run as well.

29.5

Abdur Razzak to Chigumbura, 1 run, punches down the ground to long off.

29.6

Abdur Razzak to Matsikenyeri, OUT, another tame dismissal, tosses it up outside the off stump and Matsikenyeri cuts and gets an inside edge onto the stumps. The Zimbabwe innings is falling apart.

S Matsikenyeri b Abdur Razzak 5 (14m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 62.50

End of over 30 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 158/6 (RR: 5.26)

    • E Chigumbura 1 (3b)
    • Abdur Razzak 8-1-41-2
    • Mahmudullah 3-0-10-1
30.1

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, FOUR, full-toss outside the off stump. Chigumbara drives it in the gap between cover and extra-cover for a boundary

30.2

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump. Chigumbara pushes it back to the bowler

30.3

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, 2 runs, on the off stump. Chigumbara square drives it to deep point for a couple

30.4

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, no run, on the leg stump. Chigumbara looks to play it away but is beaten

30.5

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, 1 run, pushes to midwicket for a single

30.6

Mahmudullah to Chibhabha, no run, on the middle and leg. Chigumbara comes forward and pushes it to midwicket

End of over 31 (7 runs) Zimbabwe 165/6 (RR: 5.32)

    • CJ Chibhabha 0 (1b)
    • E Chigumbura 8 (8b 1x4)
    • Mahmudullah 4-0-17-1
    • Abdur Razzak 8-1-41-2

Shakib is back into the attack

31.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Chigumbura, no run, on the middle and leg. Chigumbara pushes it to midwicket

31.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Chigumbura, no run, fuller length on the off stump. Chigumbara defends it back onto the pitch

31.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Chigumbura, no run, outside the off stump. Chigumbara pushes it to cover

31.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Chigumbura, no run, on the off stump. Chigumbara drives it back to the bowler

31.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Chigumbura, no run, on the middle and leg. Chigumbara defends it to the leg-side

31.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Chigumbura, no run, on the off and middle. Chigumbara defends it back to the bowler

End of over 32 (maiden) Zimbabwe 165/6 (RR: 5.15)

    • E Chigumbura 8 (14b 1x4)
    • CJ Chibhabha 0 (1b)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 6-1-31-0
    • Mahmudullah 4-0-17-1
32.1

Mahmudullah to Chibhabha, no run, struck on the pads in line with the middle stump. High to be given

32.2

Mahmudullah to Chibhabha, no run, on the off stump. Chibhabha pushes it back to the bowler

32.3

Mahmudullah to Chibhabha, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for a single

32.4

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, no run, on the leg stump. Chigumbara pushes it to square leg

32.5

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, no run, on the middle and leg. Chigumbara pushes it to mid-on

32.6

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, 2 runs, pushes to deep midwicket and runs across for a couple

End of over 33 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 168/6 (RR: 5.09)

    • E Chigumbura 10 (17b 1x4)
    • CJ Chibhabha 1 (4b)
    • Mahmudullah 5-0-20-1
    • Shakib Al Hasan 6-1-31-0
33.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Chibhabha, no run, fuller on the middle stump. Pushed back to the bowler

33.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Chibhabha, no run, pushed to midwicket

33.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Chibhabha, no run, pushed back to the bowler

33.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Chibhabha, 1 run, turned wide of the midwicket fielder for a single

33.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Chigumbura, no run, pushed back to the bowler

33.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Chigumbura, no run, outside the off stump. Chigumbara rocks back and pushes it back to the bowler

End of over 34 (1 run) Zimbabwe 169/6 (RR: 4.97)

    • E Chigumbura 10 (19b 1x4)
    • CJ Chibhabha 2 (8b)
    • Shakib Al Hasan 7-1-32-0
    • Mahmudullah 5-0-20-1
34.1

Mahmudullah to Chibhabha, no run, wide outside the off stump. Beaten in the flight

34.2

Mahmudullah to Chibhabha, no run, plays it off the back foot to midwicket

34.3

Mahmudullah to Chibhabha, 1 run, on the leg stump. Chibhabha comes forward and pushes it to midwicket for a quick single

34.4

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, no run, struck high on the pads, in line with the middle stump. but high

34.5

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, no run, on the middle and leg. Pushes it to mid-on

34.6

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

34.6

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, FOUR, width outside off. Punishes it to covers for a boundary

End of over 35 (6 runs) Zimbabwe 175/6 (RR: 5.00)

    • E Chigumbura 14 (22b 2x4)
    • CJ Chibhabha 3 (11b)
    • Mahmudullah 6-0-26-1
    • Shakib Al Hasan 7-1-32-0

Enamul into the attack

35.1

Enamul Haque jnr to Chibhabha, 2 runs, comes down the track and swings it to deep square leg

35.2

Enamul Haque jnr to Chibhabha, OUT, and there's the wicket as Chibhabha falls for a needless shot as he drags one on the off stump straight into the hands of Naeem at midwicket

CJ Chibhabha c Naeem Islam b Enamul Haque jnr 5 (16m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 38.46

Cremer the new batsman

35.3

Enamul Haque jnr to Cremer, no run, full on the middle stump. Cremer drives it back to the bowler

35.4

Enamul Haque jnr to Cremer, no run, inside edges onto his pads

35.5

Enamul Haque jnr to Cremer, no run, on the off stump. Pushes it back to the bowler

35.6

Enamul Haque jnr to Cremer, no run, outside off. Cremer comes forward and drives it to cover

End of over 36 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 177/7 (RR: 4.91)

    • AG Cremer 0 (4b)
    • E Chigumbura 14 (22b 2x4)
    • Enamul Haque jnr 9-0-42-3
    • Mahmudullah 6-0-26-1
36.1

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, no run, outside the off stump. Chigumbara comes forward and defends

36.2

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, 1 run, drives it to deep point for a single

36.3

Mahmudullah to Cremer, no run, full outside off. Pushed to point

36.4

Mahmudullah to Cremer, no run, pushed back to the bowler

36.5

Mahmudullah to Cremer, 1 run, on the leg stump. Cremer turns it away to square-leg for a single

36.6

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, no run, on the middle and leg. Chigumbara pushes it back to the bowler

End of over 37 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 179/7 (RR: 4.83)

    • E Chigumbura 15 (25b 2x4)
    • AG Cremer 1 (7b)
    • Mahmudullah 7-0-28-1
    • Enamul Haque jnr 9-0-42-3
37.1

Enamul Haque jnr to Cremer, no run, outside the off stump. Cremer comes forward and defends

37.2

Enamul Haque jnr to Cremer, no run, pushes it to point

37.3

Enamul Haque jnr to Cremer, 1 run, outside the off stump. Cremer pushes it to the left of the point fielder for a single

37.4

Enamul Haque jnr to Chigumbura, no run, on the middle stump. Chigumbara pushes it to midwicket

37.5

Enamul Haque jnr to Chigumbura, 2 runs, drives it to long-off for a couple

37.6

Enamul Haque jnr to Chigumbura, no run, comes forward and punches it to cover

End of over 38 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 182/7 (RR: 4.78)

    • E Chigumbura 17 (28b 2x4)
    • AG Cremer 2 (10b)
    • Enamul Haque jnr 10-0-45-3
    • Mahmudullah 7-0-28-1
38.1

Mahmudullah to Cremer, no run, beaten outside the off stump

38.2

Mahmudullah to Cremer, FOUR, short outside off. Cut to deep point for a boundary

38.3

Mahmudullah to Cremer, 1 run, pushes it long-on for a single

38.4

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, 1 run, on the off stump. Chigumbara pushes it to long-on for a single

38.5

Mahmudullah to Cremer, 1 run, on the leg stump. Cremer checks his shot to long-on for a single

38.6

Mahmudullah to Chigumbura, no run, outside the off stump. Chigumbara comes forward and defends

End of over 39 (7 runs) Zimbabwe 189/7 (RR: 4.84)

    • E Chigumbura 18 (30b 2x4)
    • AG Cremer 8 (14b 1x4)
    • Mahmudullah 8-0-35-1
    • Enamul Haque jnr 10-0-45-3

Nazmul is back, the only bowler who does not bowl spin

39.1

Nazmul Hossain to Cremer, no run, gets it to curve in to Cremer, who flashes and misses

39.2

Nazmul Hossain to Cremer, no run, short outside the off stump. Cremer punches it off the back foot to point

39.3

Nazmul Hossain to Cremer, no run, fuller on the middle stump. Cremer manages it well as he pushes it to cover point

39.4

Nazmul Hossain to Cremer, 1 run, good length outside the off stump. Cremer drives it off the back foot to cover for a single

39.5

Nazmul Hossain to Chigumbura, 1 run, on the leg stump. Chigumbara pushes it back onto the pitch and does not know where the ball is. He just responds to his partners call and runs across

39.6

Nazmul Hossain to Cremer, OUT, top-edge! Gets a top-edge on the cut shot and a good catch taken by Enamul at third man

AG Cremer c Enamul Haque jnr b Nazmul Hossain 9 (17m 19b 1x4 0x6) SR: 47.36

The wicket brings drinks onto the field.

End of over 40 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 191/8 (RR: 4.77)

    • E Chigumbura 19 (31b 2x4)
    • Nazmul Hossain 4-1-12-2
    • Mahmudullah 8-0-35-1

The batting powerplay is yet to be taken.

40.1

Naeem Islam to Price, no run, turned to square leg.

40.2

Naeem Islam to Price, 2 runs, works it through midwicket to the deep.

40.3

Naeem Islam to Price, 1 run, moves back and across and works it forward of square leg.

40.4

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

40.5

Naeem Islam to Price, OUT, a soft dismissal once again, looking to work it through the onside, closes the face off the bat and the ball lobs up to Mahmudullah at short midwicket.

RW Price c Mahmudullah b Naeem Islam 3 (5m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

Jarvis is the last man in. Slip and leg slip in.

40.6

Naeem Islam to Jarvis, no run, comes forward and pushes back to the bowler.

End of over 41 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 195/9 (RR: 4.75)

    • KM Jarvis 0 (1b)
    • E Chigumbura 20 (32b 2x4)
    • Naeem Islam 2-0-13-1
    • Nazmul Hossain 4-1-12-2

The lights are all on.

41.1

Nazmul Hossain to Chigumbura, 1 no ball, a beamer from Nazmul Hossain, signalled a noball.

41.1

Nazmul Hossain to Chigumbura, OUT, full and straight from Nazmul, Chigumbura plays all around it and the ball takes the pad and the stumps are shattered.

E Chigumbura b Nazmul Hossain 20 (52m 34b 2x4 0x6) SR: 58.82

Innings break: After a good partnership for the second wicket between Masakadza and Coventry, the Zimbabwe innings has been folded for 196 runs, a terrible batting display. Masakadza was the lone performer for Zimbabwe with the bat. Enamul Haque jnr and Nazmul Hossain picking up three wickets each. Do join us in few minutes for the Bangladesh chase.

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