Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

100.1

Rubel Hossain to Masakadza, 1 run, worked away off the pads in front of square leg

100.2

Rubel Hossain to Taylor, no run, too wide outside off to interest the batsman

100.3

Rubel Hossain to Taylor, 1 run, this one does not get up all that much from back of a length, he manages to swing it around the corner towards long leg

100.4

Rubel Hossain to Masakadza, 1 run, this one bounced alright, but Masakadza got on his toes to keep it down towards square leg and pick up a run

100.5

Rubel Hossain to Taylor, 1 run, once again, Taylor is tentative in getting fully forward, he pushes half-cock and gets an inside edge off a pitched up ball towards square leg

100.6

Rubel Hossain to Masakadza, no run, defended to the bowler off the back foot

End of over 101 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 287/2
H Masakadza    102* (238b 8x4 1x6)      Rubel Hossain    19-1-62-2
BRM Taylor    49* (139b 3x4)      Robiul Islam    23-3-79-0

101.1

Robiul Islam to Taylor, FOUR, Taylor's turn to raise the bat as he cracks the cut off the back foot to a short and wide one to bring up his 50

101.2

Robiul Islam to Taylor, FOUR, and once again, Zimbabwe were hitting the cuts to the fielder at point yesterday, but today Taylor has pinged the gap off consecutive deliveries, this one was even wider, and he eagerly slapped it in front of point

101.3

Robiul Islam to Taylor, no run, closer to off now and left alone right away from a length

101.4

Robiul Islam to Taylor, no run, carefully gets well across to block a back of a length ball

101.5

Robiul Islam to Taylor, 1 run, more runs, this time he bowls it very full on the pads, and Taylor flicks it in the air to long leg

101.6

Robiul Islam to Masakadza, no run, moves away, but from short of a length, and he shoulders arms almost immediately

End of over 102 (9 runs) Zimbabwe 296/2
H Masakadza    102* (239b 8x4 1x6)      Robiul Islam    24-3-88-0
BRM Taylor    58* (144b 5x4)      Rubel Hossain    19-1-62-2

Chip: "@Shishank: This is so far NOT a nice balanced test match. Bangladesh are getting thrashed around the park! Reminds me of the India-England test last week."

102.1

Rubel Hossain to Taylor, no run

102.2

Rubel Hossain to Taylor, 1 run, short but on the pads, and he swivels to pull through square leg, there is a man in the deep though

102.3

Rubel Hossain to Masakadza, 1 run, he slings it in to the pads, on a full length, and Masakadza eases it in front of square leg, no fuss at all

102.4

Rubel Hossain to Taylor, no run, left alone outside off stump, touch shortish as well

102.5

Rubel Hossain to Taylor, no run, now he bangs in the short ball, but it goes down leg and above the batsman, not much going Bangladesh;s way

102.6

Rubel Hossain to Taylor, no run, more zip on this one as he runs hard to the crease, closer to off too, but Zimbabwe do what they have done so well all along, they leave

End of over 103 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 298/2
BRM Taylor    59* (149b 5x4)      Rubel Hossain    20-1-64-2
H Masakadza    103* (240b 8x4 1x6)      Robiul Islam    24-3-88-0

103.1

Robiul Islam to Masakadza, no run, too far wide outside off, too short, and moving further away, left alone

103.2

Robiul Islam to Masakadza, 1 run, gets forward and drives a full ball away from the body, but no harm done as he gets it towards sweeper cover

103.3

Robiul Islam to Taylor, FOUR, bit of an outside edge, but Taylor intended this, he stood beside the line of one moving away from just short of a length, opened the face and kept it down to get it between slip and gully

103.4

Robiul Islam to Taylor, 1 run, straightens from a length around off, he walks across, gets behind the line to defend, the thick edge goes through vacant point region

103.5

Robiul Islam to Masakadza, no run, lunges forward with a big backlift only to smother the length ball in defence

103.6

Robiul Islam to Masakadza, OUT, Masakadza is gone, finally Bangladesh have broken through, the full length it is, the full length that makes Masakadza drive away from the body for once, and it moves away late to produce the edge that flies to wide slip, who moves to his left to snap the sharp take, first Test wicket for Robiul, he is relieved

H Masakadza c Imrul Kayes b Robiul Islam 104 (306m 244b 8x4 1x6) SR: 42.62

End of over 104 (6 runs) Zimbabwe 304/3
     Robiul Islam    25-3-94-1
BRM Taylor    64* (151b 6x4)      Rubel Hossain    20-1-64-2

David: "@Chip - Bangladesh haven't batted yet! But if you bowl this poorly in a test match, expect to get hammered. You will always get one-sided test matches regardless of who plays because all teams have bad days. Really enjoying Zim's return to test cricket though. Hoping for a Taylor hundred."

104.1

Rubel Hossain to Taylor, no run, steams in and slings in one on a near-yorker length, Taylor jams down his bat on it

104.2

Rubel Hossain to Taylor, no run, pushes another very full delivery tentatively to mid on, who is standing further up now

104.3

Rubel Hossain to Taylor, 1 run, neat punch off the back foot, but Tamim at extra cover gets to his right quickly to parry the ball towards the bowler

hugh: "Very important for Zimbabwe to stay calm and keep doing what they're doing - Taylor must know that with Taibu, Ervine and Elton still to come they should still be looking for over 500. Just be patient and the runs will come to them - the bowlers need help to take any wickets."

104.4

Rubel Hossain to Ervine, no run, slants this on a length across the left-hander, who takes a step out and lets it go

104.5

Rubel Hossain to Ervine, no run, just a touch late in getting forward, but gets behind the line of this pacy one eventually to block on the off side

104.6

Rubel Hossain to Ervine, no run, angled sharply across Ervine who lets it go again

End of over 105 (1 run) Zimbabwe 305/3
CR Ervine    0* (3b)      Rubel Hossain    21-1-65-2
BRM Taylor    65* (154b 6x4)      Robiul Islam    25-3-94-1

105.1

Robiul Islam to Taylor, no run, forward in defence and adjusts to push towards mid on as this one holds its line around middle and off

105.2

Robiul Islam to Taylor, 1 run, that will help, short of a length on the pads and tickled away towards long leg

105.3

Robiul Islam to Ervine, no run, late movement in to the left-hander from a full length, he adjusts to push to mid on

105.4

Robiul Islam to Ervine, no run, another full delivery, not as full and not moving in as the previous one, he shuffles across and defends

105.5

Robiul Islam to Ervine, no run, lovely delivery, moving away just a shade from a length, and good carry too, beats him on the forward prod, Rahim thinks there is an edge and does a bit of a premature celebration as the umpire remains unmoved

105.6

Robiul Islam to Ervine, no run, blocked back to the bowler off the front foot

End of over 106 (1 run) Zimbabwe 306/3
CR Ervine    0* (7b)      Robiul Islam    26-3-95-1
BRM Taylor    66* (156b 6x4)      Rubel Hossain    21-1-65-2

106.1

Rubel Hossain to Taylor, 1 run, short, wide, Taylor eagerly tries to smash the cut in front of point, but does not time it well at all, and cover gets to his right to stop the ball

106.2

Rubel Hossain to Ervine, no run, tries to get off the mark with a nudge off the pads but square leg rushes in to field and he gets back

106.3

Rubel Hossain to Ervine, no run, gets front foot far across, could be in some trouble if the ball nips back in sharply, this one does not and he is able to push it on the off side

106.4

Rubel Hossain to Ervine, no run, again he works a back of a length ball, but square leg is around to cut off the single

106.5

Rubel Hossain to Ervine, no run, mid off is really wide for Rubel bowling across the left-hander, and he fields a solid drive from Ervine off the front foot

106.6

Rubel Hossain to Ervine, no run, good delivery, close to off and zipping across Ervine with the angle, who shows he can leave as well as Masakadza did

End of over 107 (1 run) Zimbabwe 307/3
CR Ervine    0* (12b)      Rubel Hossain    22-1-66-2
BRM Taylor    67* (157b 6x4)      Robiul Islam    26-3-95-1

107.1

Robiul Islam to Taylor, 1 run, plays late, allows this length ball to come on and nudges it in front of square leg

107.2

Robiul Islam to Ervine, no run, left alone outside the off stump right away

107.3

Robiul Islam to Ervine, no run, back of a length, he stays in the crease and keeps it down off an inside edge

107.4

Robiul Islam to Ervine, no run, length ball blocked away half-forward towards cover, Ervone waiting for his first run in Test cricket

107.5

Robiul Islam to Ervine, no run, the one that comes back in late from a very full length troubles him again, he gets front foot far across and has to bring bat in front of it to push to mid on

107.6

Robiul Islam to Ervine, no run, nicely forward and drives a full delivery to mid off

End of over 108 (1 run) Zimbabwe 308/3
CR Ervine    0* (17b)      Robiul Islam    27-3-96-1
BRM Taylor    68* (158b 6x4)      Rubel Hossain    22-1-66-2

Some spin from Mahmudullah coming up for the first time in this Test

108.1

Mahmudullah to Taylor, 1 run, spins in a long way from well outside off, he shuffles, remains in the crease and works it behind square leg

From round the stumps to Ervine

108.2

Mahmudullah to Ervine, no run, tossed up, and he gets well forward to smother it

108.3

Mahmudullah to Ervine, no run, this one dips a bit after being flighted full, turns away, he is on top of it as he pushes forward

108.4

Mahmudullah to Ervine, 1 run, gets off the mark in Tests with a work off leg stump towards square leg

108.5

Mahmudullah to Taylor, no run, touch quicker through the air from over the wicket, he is well forward in defence

108.6

Mahmudullah to Taylor, 2 runs, fuller and flatter around middle, he paddles it with the turn wide of long leg

End of over 109 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 312/3
BRM Taylor    71* (161b 6x4)      Mahmudullah    1-0-4-0
CR Ervine    1* (20b)      Robiul Islam    27-3-96-1

DeeDee: "Up at 5:30 am in Miami to watch ZIM return to test fold! The scorecard resembles the glory days when ZIM top order was Campbell, Goodwin, Andy Flower and Craig Wishart.."

109.1

Robiul Islam to Ervine, no run, holding its line after moving across the left-hander, but pitches well outside off and is left alone easily

109.2

Robiul Islam to Ervine, no run, much fuller and right around off stump, has to play at it, and comes forward to block

109.3

Robiul Islam to Ervine, no run, this one comes back in after pitching around middle stump, Ervine is caught unawares with that front foot planted forward, is struck high on the pad, that would have gone down leg

109.4

Robiul Islam to Ervine, no run, tries to bend it back in, but pitches it outside off and Ervine is able to shoulder arms

109.5

Robiul Islam to Ervine, no run, opens the face with soft hands to run this length ball to gully's right, but the man there dives to stop the ball one-handed, Nafees it is

109.6

Robiul Islam to Ervine, 1 run, almost falls over as he tries to work this one coming back in around leg stump, gets it away through square leg eventually

End of over 110 (1 run) Zimbabwe 313/3
CR Ervine    2* (26b)      Robiul Islam    28-3-97-1
BRM Taylor    71* (161b 6x4)      Mahmudullah    1-0-4-0

110.1

Mahmudullah to Ervine, no run, sharp turn for Mahmudullah but from well outside off, left alone

Slip and silly point in

110.2

Mahmudullah to Ervine, no run, driven off the front foot to straightish mid on

110.3

Mahmudullah to Ervine, no run, gets a bit of an inside edge as he goes forward and across to defend a flighted one

110.4

Mahmudullah to Ervine, FOUR, marginally short, hurries on, but Ervine is quick to rock back and punch in the gap between point and cover, and it runs in to the boundary to beat the man chasing from cover

110.5

Mahmudullah to Ervine, OUT, Mahmudullah has struck right away, flighted around middle and leg with the angle, and straightens sharply to strike him on the pad, Ervine was pushing forward outside the line, and the umpire sends him back

CR Ervine lbw b Mahmudullah 6 (31m 31b 1x4 0x6) SR: 19.35

Here comes Tatenda Taibu

110.6

Mahmudullah to Taibu, no run, carefully gets half-forward to nudge this one with the turn towards short leg

End of over 111 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 317/4
T Taibu    0* (1b)      Mahmudullah    2-0-8-1
BRM Taylor    71* (161b 6x4)      Robiul Islam    28-3-97-1

luke: "I hope we surpass the "glory days" of Campbell and Wishart (a bit harsh maybe but them were frustrating times too) - though we'll wait a while to see the likes of Flower and Goodwin again I'd imagine."

111.1

Robiul Islam to Taylor, no run, outside edge now, Bangladesh have found some energy, Robiul gets it to move away from close to the stumps, but the edge falls just short of gully as Taylor is squared up

111.2

Robiul Islam to Taylor, OUT, Zimbabwe are falling apart here, now Taylor departs, it is the cut that has consumed him, shortish and wide, moving away from him, he reaches out to have a go at it, and gets an edge that a tumbling Rahim does very well to take, Bangladesh are delighted, not much has been going their way till now

BRM Taylor c †Mushfiqur Rahim b Robiul Islam 71 (257m 163b 6x4 0x6) SR: 43.55

Monjur: "Should Shakib have brought Mahmudullah in earlier, may be yesterday? I have the feeling that he is a good spinner under-used by Shakib in this game and many others in the past."

111.3

Robiul Islam to Chigumbura, no run, outside the off stump, jags back in and he gets an edge that goes over the stumps, the bowler can't believe it

111.4

Robiul Islam to Chigumbura, no run, drives a full delivery off the front foot to extra cover

111.5

Robiul Islam to Chigumbura, no run, goes down underneath the bouncer as Robiul lets it rip just outside off stump

111.6

Robiul Islam to Chigumbura, no run, takes it on the thigh pad as he tries to work one away from leg stump

End of over 112 (wicket maiden) Zimbabwe 317/5
E Chigumbura    0* (4b)      Robiul Islam    29-4-97-2
T Taibu    0* (1b)      Mahmudullah    2-0-8-1

Rubel is back

112.1

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, wide outside off on a length and moving away, left alone

112.2

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, he is getting good carry as he runs in smoothly to the crease and lets rip one outside off, left alone

112.3

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, confusion all around, Taibu pushes towards mid on and sets off with intent, the non-striker responds with gusto, Taibu sees mid on advancing and stops, non-striker applies the brakes and turns around, he would have been gone had mid on not taken so long to have a shy at the stumps after picking up the ball, though he scored a direct hit, the batsman was just back

112.4

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, pushes a length ball away down the track

112.5

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, left alone as it bounces high outside off stump

112.6

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, lots of effort from Rubel in this length ball close to off, it comes in a bit as well, but Taibu leaves very well, much better than his running in this over

End of over 113 (maiden) Zimbabwe 317/5
T Taibu    0* (7b)      Rubel Hossain    23-2-66-2
E Chigumbura    0* (4b)      Robiul Islam    29-4-97-2

113.1

Robiul Islam to Chigumbura, 1 run, this time they get the single, Elton works the ball in front of midwicket and comes screaming to the other end, beating even Taibu, who is no mean runner

113.2

Robiul Islam to Taibu, 1 no ball, pushed off the front foot on the off side, a rare no-ball from Bangladesh

113.2

Robiul Islam to Taibu, 3 runs, sees the opportunity to drive this very full delivery and opens the face to get it past extra cover who chases and pulls back the ball inside the rope

113.3

Robiul Islam to Chigumbura, no run, almost played on, goes pushing at this one from the crease, and gets an inside edge on to the back leg

113.4

Robiul Islam to Chigumbura, no run, again, he is looking to block from the crease, pushes away from the body and gets another inside edge, this one wasn't that close to the stumps though

113.5

Robiul Islam to Chigumbura, FOUR, the short and wide ball arrives and Elton cuts it forcefully off the back foot, behind point and to the boundary, just leaned back and thumped it

113.6

Robiul Islam to Chigumbura, no run, superb delivery, holds its line as it angles in close to off stump, he has to play at this one, and ends up pushing inside the line to get beaten

End of over 114 (9 runs) Zimbabwe 326/5
E Chigumbura    5* (9b 1x4)      Robiul Islam    30-4-106-2
T Taibu    3* (9b)      Rubel Hossain    23-2-66-2

Four men around the bat as Razzak comes on

114.1

Abdur Razzak to Taibu, no run, appeal for leg before but he seemed to have got some bat on that as he pushed forward

114.2

Abdur Razzak to Taibu, no run, pushed away off the front foot

114.3

Abdur Razzak to Taibu, no run

114.4

Abdur Razzak to Taibu, no run, defended off an inside edge towards short leg

114.5

Abdur Razzak to Taibu, no run, looks to thrash this short one off the back foot, but cannot time it past extra cover

114.6

Abdur Razzak to Taibu, no run, left alone quietly outside the off stump

End of over 115 (maiden) Zimbabwe 326/5
T Taibu    3* (15b)      Abdur Razzak    20-2-54-0
E Chigumbura    5* (9b 1x4)      Robiul Islam    30-4-106-2

Shakib from the other end

115.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Chigumbura, no run, angles it in on off stump, makes him come forward and turns it sharply past him

115.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Chigumbura, no run, outside edge, suddenly the edges are coming, the batsmen are tentative, pokes forward, but the ball does not carry to slip

115.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Chigumbura, OUT, the pressure is getting to Zimbabwe, Elton tries to hit his way out of trouble, goes down forcefully on a knee for the sweep from around leg stump, but the top edge loops tamely to deep backward square leg, who seems to have it covered, but it pops out of his hands, he dives forward and scrambles to hold on to the ball eventually as he falls to the ground

E Chigumbura c Shafiul Islam b Shakib Al Hasan 5 (18m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 41.66

Zimbabwe have lost four wickets for 22 runs to go into lunch having handed the momentum to Bangladesh, who haven't given away much this morning. There has been more purpose, the lines have been tighter, and they have reaped the rewards. Apart from Ervine who got a good delivery from the inadequately utilised Mahmudullah, the other batsmen threw it away. Join us around 12.40 pm local time for the second session to see how long Zimbabwe can hang around.

Sachit: "Response to Harsha, Mahmudullah can bowl and bowl well, no doubt about it but Shakib introduced him correctly against a southpaw and it did the trick."

Harsha: "it took shakib a day and 18 overs to realize that even Mahmudullah can bowl and is a userful partnership breaking bowler."

Welcome back to the post-lunch session. The game has changed, Zimbabwe will do well to get around 375 now, considering how they have crumbled close to lunch

Harrison: "Only in a game of test match cricket can a side be completely dominating one minute and then the next minute the game is even. Brilliant to watch and follow."

Shakib will finish his over with numerous men crowding the bat

115.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Price, no run, full tossed up delivery pushed away off the front foot

115.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Price, no run, angles it in flat on the pads, he tries to work it away, but cannot get bat to ball

115.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Price, no run, turn for Shakib, slow turn from a length, he pushes at it softly and gets a thick edge towards gully

End of over 116 (wicket maiden) Zimbabwe 326/6
RW Price    0* (3b)      Shakib Al Hasan    19-3-40-1
T Taibu    3* (15b)      Abdur Razzak    20-2-54-0

Rubel to bowl to two slips

116.1

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, length ball outside the off stump and left alone right away

hugh: "It's still a great pitch - Taibu needs to use his experience to settle in and farm the strike. Ray Price has been around long enough to keep his head - 400 is still very much on."

116.2

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, tries the slow full delivery, but Taibu waits for it to come on around middle stump, and pats it down the track

116.3

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, (no ball) FOUR, Rubel oversteps, gives Taibu width outside the off stump, and he slashes over the ball to keep it down in the gap between slips and gully

116.3

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, again some width outside off, this one not bouncing as much as the previous one, he goes for another slash, a fiercer one this time, and gets an underedge that squirts through second slip

116.4

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, length ball on off brings a tight defensive block from Taibu now

116.5

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, again gets right behind the line and goes back to block a rising one that is angled in

116.6

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, FOUR, this is not what Bangladesh want, they are giving away easy runs to Taibu, short and wide outside off, and he latches on with a cut that sends the ball racing wide of point

End of over 117 (9 runs) Zimbabwe 335/6
T Taibu    11* (22b 2x4)      Rubel Hossain    24-2-75-2
RW Price    0* (3b)      Shakib Al Hasan    19-3-40-1

117.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Price, no run, gets half-forward to smother a tossed up ball on the off side

117.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Price, no run, neat forward defence from Price as he squeezes this one past silly mid off

117.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Price, no run, stretches even more forward to block a flat delivery back to Shakib

117.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Price, no run, opens the face calmly to run this one with the turn to point

117.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Price, no run, again he stays half-forward, allows the ball to come on and guides it past silly mid off

117.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Price, no run, fires it in from wide of the crease, he goes back in the crease to pat it back

End of over 118 (maiden) Zimbabwe 335/6
RW Price    0* (9b)      Shakib Al Hasan    20-4-40-1
T Taibu    11* (22b 2x4)      Rubel Hossain    24-2-75-2

118.1

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, waits for this length ball to come on, and rides the bounce to guide it towards point

118.2

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, FOUR, more width outside off, this is hurting Bangladesh, they would want to wrap this innings up, Taibu uses the pace of the bowler to steer this one to the vacant third man boundary

118.3

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, much better, angling it in to Taibu from wide of the crease, he remains in the crease to defend

118.4

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, inside edge on to pad as he walks forward to defend this one around off, ball rolls away towards point

118.5

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, perfect forward defensive from Taibu, head on top of the ball, moving forward after judging that it will pitch on a length, and blocking it with the middle of the bat on the off side

118.6

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, beaten on the cut for once, too close to the body for the shot, bouncing extra too, Taibu goes for it and misses

End of over 119 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 339/6
T Taibu    15* (28b 3x4)      Rubel Hossain    25-2-79-2
RW Price    0* (9b)      Shakib Al Hasan    20-4-40-1

Maysun: "This is not working. Rubel is bowling too short and wide and hence releasing the pressure!"

119.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Price, no run, Price gets forward to a fuller one and drives neatly to extra cover

119.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Price, no run, beats him with a quicker one darted in on off and turning sharply past the forward push

119.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Price, no run, this one goes straight on, but a touch short and he punches off the back foot to mid off

119.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Price, no run, pitched further, but he remains on the back foot, and hurriedly jams the bat down as the ball rushes for the pads

119.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Price, FOUR, well done, he gets this one away, fuller and flatter, he gets down on a knee and sweeps with the angle behind square leg and beats the man in the deep

119.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Price, no run, blocked nicely off the front foot towards silly mid off

End of over 120 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 343/6
RW Price    4* (15b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    21-4-44-1
T Taibu    15* (28b 3x4)      Rubel Hossain    25-2-79-2

Wayne: "Lunch break came at the right because we were on the ropes. Hopefully Taibu will steady the ship and the boys will post a decent score 450 plus."

120.1

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, 1 run, Taibu the livewire walks across and whips a length ball very wristily and with a flourish in front of square leg and scampers through

120.2

Rubel Hossain to Price, OUT, Rubel has struck, caught on the crease to the one coming in off a length with the angle, hit high on the front pad, Bangladesh appeal right away, umpire Dharmasena takes some time before raising the finger, Price is shaking his head as he walks off

RW Price lbw b Rubel Hossain 4 (18m 16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

Well done from Rubel, first opportunity to bowl at the lower order batsman and he did not let it go

120.3

Rubel Hossain to Jarvis, no run, beats him with one that holds its line outside off on a length

120.4

Rubel Hossain to Jarvis, no run, and again, he has no need to play at it, far outside off, but goes poking at it and is beaten

120.5

Rubel Hossain to Jarvis, no run, three in a row, Rubel steams in and bowls one that comes in with the angle, draws him forward, and he ends up pushing inside the line

120.6

Rubel Hossain to Jarvis, no run, fourth time, superb over from Rubel, similar delivery, lures him forward and beats him as it zips past the edge from a length

End of over 121 (1 run) Zimbabwe 344/7
KM Jarvis    0* (4b)      Rubel Hossain    26-2-80-3
T Taibu    16* (29b 3x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    21-4-44-1

121.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taibu, 1 run, Taibu takes the single off the first ball with a drive down to long off

121.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Jarvis, no run, looks to go forward and push one turning away, but pulls his bat away in the end

121.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Jarvis, 1 leg bye, this was not far from short leg, he pushed forward to work this flat delivery with the angle on the leg side, and it looped to short leg's right, but he could not get to it, Shakib does not like that

121.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Taibu, 1 run, cut away to the man at sweeper cover

121.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Jarvis, no run, gets well forward to defend one angled in around middle

121.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Jarvis, no run, pushed away towards point off the front foot

End of over 122 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 347/7
KM Jarvis    0* (8b)      Shakib Al Hasan    22-4-46-1
T Taibu    18* (31b 3x4)      Rubel Hossain    26-2-80-3

Craig: "What is Taibu doing taking a single off the first ball. Doesn't he know how to shepherd a tail?"

122.1

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, 2 runs, nudges this one off the pads with the angle wide of long leg, and comes scampering back for the second

122.2

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, 1 run, takes the single this time, stretches well forward outside off and drives through point

Two slips, a man who is neither short leg nor square leg, somewhere in between

122.3

Rubel Hossain to Jarvis, no run, pushes a length ball away towards mid on off the back foot

122.4

Rubel Hossain to Jarvis, no run, gives him the short delivery but he manages to get out of the way

122.5

Rubel Hossain to Jarvis, no run, fires it in with the angle around middle and leg, he gets behind the line to push towards mid on

122.6

Rubel Hossain to Jarvis, no run, well bowled and well avoided, Rubel lets the short one rip, it is around off and Jarvis does really well to get both bat and head out of the way

End of over 123 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 350/7
KM Jarvis    0* (12b)      Rubel Hossain    27-2-83-3
T Taibu    21* (33b 3x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    22-4-46-1

123.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taibu, no run, nicely bowled, tossed it up, Taibu takes the bait and goes for a wild heave, the ball turns sharply to beat him

123.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Taibu, no run, he looks to drive through extra cover this time, but there is too much turn on this one again

123.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Taibu, no run, gets forward to smother this full delivery

123.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Taibu, 1 run, short, he sees it and rocks back in a flurry of motion, to slam the cut, but there is a man at sweeper cover

Four men around the bat for Jarvis

123.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Jarvis, no run, gets well forward to push this one away with the turn on the off side

123.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Jarvis, no run, survives this one as well with a neat push off a flat delivery

End of over 124 (1 run) Zimbabwe 351/7
KM Jarvis    0* (14b)      Shakib Al Hasan    23-4-47-1
T Taibu    22* (37b 3x4)      Rubel Hossain    27-2-83-3

124.1

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, looks to punch a length ball on the up, but does not time it well and extra cover fields

124.2

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, Rubel is really working up some good pace, thuds this one high on to Taibu's bat who is pegged on the back foot

124.3

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, gives him a short one that comes slowly off the pitch outside off, Taibu has a look and decides that letting it go is a safer option

124.4

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, opens up trying to work a fuller one with the angle past mid on but can't beat that man

124.5

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, he has done this before as well, he works another one, a bit wide of mid on this time, and starts running down the track before stopping completely and leaving the non-striker stranded for an instant

124.6

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, 1 run, keeps the strike with a pull along the ground off a slow bouncer angled in

End of over 125 (1 run) Zimbabwe 352/7
T Taibu    23* (43b 3x4)      Rubel Hossain    28-2-84-3
KM Jarvis    0* (14b)      Shakib Al Hasan    23-4-47-1

125.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taibu, OUT, Shakib takes the big one, turn and bounce outside off, the length was full enough to draw Taibu forward and Shakib got enough bite out of the surface to make him edge with an open face to slip who gobbled it up

T Taibu c Shahriar Nafees b Shakib Al Hasan 23 (59m 44b 3x4 0x6) SR: 52.27

125.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, no run, tossed up from over the stumps, he gets forward to smother it

125.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, no run, hanging back in the crease and wafting at one outside off, beaten

125.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, FOUR, not a bad way to get your first Test runs, this one is straighter, around middle and leg, and he goes down on a knee to sweep in the air over square leg

125.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, no run, goes back in the crease to defend one turning in from outside off

125.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, no run, bowls this one much quicker and in to the left-hander who takes it high on the pad

End of over 126 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 356/8
BV Vitori    4* (5b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    24-4-51-2
KM Jarvis    0* (14b)      Rubel Hossain    28-2-84-3

Hugh: "C'mon, let's have a late flurry, a la Swann/Broad/Anderson..."

126.1

Rubel Hossain to Jarvis, no run, tries to force it away from the crease, it is a foot outside off, and he pushes away from the body to get beaten

126.2

Rubel Hossain to Jarvis, no run, again, now he tries to bend the knee and drive through covers off the front foot, but cannot connect

126.3

Rubel Hossain to Jarvis, no run, Jarvis is having a tough time putting bat to ball, just stands in the crease and tries to push a length ball on the off side, makes no contact again

126.4

Rubel Hossain to Jarvis, no run, when he connects, he gets it too perfect, Rubel pitches it fuller on the stumps and Jarvis goes through with a straight drive to uproot the non-striker's middle stump

126.5

Rubel Hossain to Jarvis, no run, reverts to the norm, beaten again outside the off stump as Rubel gets some lift now

126.6

Rubel Hossain to Jarvis, no run, I have lost count of the number of times Jarvis has been beaten by Rubel, he stands back and tries to hammer him through covers, only if he could connect

End of over 127 (maiden) Zimbabwe 356/8
KM Jarvis    0* (20b)      Rubel Hossain    29-3-84-3
BV Vitori    4* (5b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    24-4-51-2

127.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, no run, goes straight on from over the wicket, he stays back and pushes it towards point

127.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, no run, tossed up outside off, he tries to lift it over square leg with the sweep, but misses and is hit on the body

127.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, no run, a push towards point brings up the options of whether to run or stay put, and they oscillate between the two before settling on the latter

127.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, no run, played out on the leg side with the turn

127.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, no run, looks to pull this shortish one, but it turns sharply down the leg side

127.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, no run, again he misses out on the ambitious sweep from outside off and is hit on the body

End of over 128 (maiden) Zimbabwe 356/8
BV Vitori    4* (11b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    25-5-51-2
KM Jarvis    0* (20b)      Rubel Hossain    29-3-84-3

Here is Razzak

128.1

Abdur Razzak to Jarvis, no run, fired in full on middle, pushed back down the track

128.2

Abdur Razzak to Jarvis, no run, tossed up very full, he almost yorks himself as he tries to dig it out, they appeal for leg before, looked to be a bit of bat and it could have been headed down leg as well

128.3

Abdur Razzak to Jarvis, 1 run, slaps a short one off the back foot but deep mid off gets to it with a run to his left

128.4

Abdur Razzak to Vitori, no run, pushed back down the track off the back foot

128.5

Abdur Razzak to Vitori, no run, ha, he has really ripped this one in fast, full and in to the left-hander who has no clue how to deal with it and takes it on the pad

128.6

Abdur Razzak to Vitori, no run, almost chopped on as he backs away looking to guide it past slip but plays it half-heartedly close to the keeper

End of over 129 (1 run) Zimbabwe 357/8
BV Vitori    4* (14b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    21-2-55-0
KM Jarvis    1* (23b)      Shakib Al Hasan    25-5-51-2

129.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Jarvis, 3 runs, lofted with the turn over extra cover, that is a very fine and safe shot from Jarvis

129.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, 2 runs, he gets this one away fine down leg as he misses the slog and it is pulled back just inside the ropes

129.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, SIX, he has connected this one alright, plonks front foot out and swings merrily from outside off stump and over deep midwicket

129.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, no run, shoulders arms and takes this one that turns in, on the pad down the leg side

129.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, no run, allows another one to hit pad, this time outside off

129.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Vitori, OUT, this swing will find the man in the deep, Vitori comes down the track and hits with the turn but straight to deep midwicket

BV Vitori c Robiul Islam b Shakib Al Hasan 12 (16m 19b 1x4 1x6) SR: 63.15

End of over 130 (11 runs) Zimbabwe 368/9
     Shakib Al Hasan    26-5-62-3
KM Jarvis    4* (24b)      Abdur Razzak    21-2-55-0

130.1

Abdur Razzak to Mpofu, no run, tries to paddle from well outside off, cannot connect properly

130.2

Abdur Razzak to Mpofu, 2 runs, now he gets the sweep away from around off stump wide of deep square leg to pick up a couple

130.3

Abdur Razzak to Mpofu, no run, yet another attempted sweep from outside off, the ball loops up beyond silly point

130.4

Abdur Razzak to Mpofu, no run, pushed down the track off the front foot

130.5

Abdur Razzak to Mpofu, no run, tossed up slowly through the air, he eventually gets forward to smother it

130.6

Abdur Razzak to Mpofu, OUT, Zimbabwe's innings is over, Mpofu gets forward again but this one is fired full down the leg side, Rahim has the bails off quickly even as Mpofu's back foot goes out, easy decision for the third umpire, neat work from Rahim

CB Mpofu st †Mushfiqur Rahim b Abdur Razzak 2 (3m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Zimbabwe have collapsed abjectly after promising so much yesterday, eight wickets for 66 runs tells the story. It has been Bangladesh's day all the way, and they will look to carry on with the bat. The fast bowlers bowled much better today, looking to make the batsmen play. Shakib chipped in with a couple of crucial wickets, how much value does he bring to this Bangladesh side, they would want to take a look at Razzak's role though, does not look to be much beyond a holding role at the moment on wickets that do not suit him

End of over 131 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 370/10
     Abdur Razzak    22-2-57-1
KM Jarvis    4* (24b)      Shakib Al Hasan    26-5-62-3
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Series Results
Zimbabwe v Bangladesh at Harare - Aug 4-8, 2011
Zimbabwe won by 130 runs
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Aug 8, 2011

Mushfiqur Rahim is dejected after being out to Chris Mpofu, Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, only Test, Harare, 5th day, August 8, 2011

Mushfiqur Rahim is dejected after being out to Chris Mpofu

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Aug 8, 2011

Zimbabwe run a lap of honour, Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, only Test, Harare, 5th day, August 8, 2011

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