Zim A v Bangladesh A, 2nd Test, Bulawayo, 4th day February 22, 2005

Bangladesh A complete easy win

Cricinfo staff

Bangladesh A 311 and 277 beat Zimbabwe A 201 and 197 by 190 runs
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Bangladesh A completed a convincing victory in the second Test beating Zimbabwe A by 190 runs on the final day at Bulawayo. Zimbabwe A resumed on their overnight score of 36 for 2, chasing an unlikely 388 for victory. Saqibul Hasan took five wickets with his left-arm medium pace to put paid to their hopes of saving the match, as they slumped to a heavy defeat.

Victory for Bangladesh was a matter of when, not if, and they took wickets at regular intervals throughout the day. Craig McMillan was the first to fall, sending Hasan to Raqibul Hasan on 29 (70 for 3). Dion Ebrahim also struck 29 but his was a slower innings - 113 balls - borne of the necessity to defend. But he eventually fell, also to Hasan, as Bangladesh continued to turn the screw (107 for 4). Wickets tumbled steadily from then on - although Donald Samunderu and Justice Chibhara each posted 32 - and Bangladesh went on to coast to a deserved victory as they removed Zimbabwe for 197.

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