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Day 5

616dThe Report by Alagappan Muthu

Shakib five-for spurs series win

Shakib Al Hasan became the third player in Test history to hit a century and claim 10 wickets in a match as Bangladesh rolled Zimbabwe over on the final day to take the series 2-0 in Khulna

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Shakib joins Imran, Botham

Stats highlights from the second Test between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at Khulna, where Shakib Al Hasan grabs all the honours

616dDevashish Fuloria in Khulna

Loss a 'tough pill to swallow' - Taylor

After a 162-run loss to Bangladesh in the second Test in Khulna that pushed Zimbabwe to the bottom of the Test rankings, captain Brendan Taylor said the collapse on the last day was a hard one to swallow

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'Had my eye on this record' - Shakib

Shakib Al Hasan, the Bangladesh allrounder, has said that he had set his eyes on achieving the double of a century and 10 wickets in a Test match a few weeks before the series against Zimbabwe and was "lucky" to get there in the second Test in Khulna

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Khulna climbs aboard the party train

Given the mutual dependence between Bangladesh and Shakib Al Hasan, perhaps it was only fitting that the allrounder chose to underline his return to the side with a match-winning performance in Khulna

Day 4

616dDevashish Fuloria in Khulna

The misery of Shamsur Rahman

Shamsur Rahman might have thought it was his day in Khulna, but it wasn't. He remained down on luck and form - and not just on the field

Day 3

616dThe Report by Alagappan Muthu

Masakadza, Chakabva revive Zimbabwe

Hamilton Masakadza struck his fourth Test century - a career best 154 - to lead Zimbabwe's resistance on the third day against Bangladesh in Khulna

616dDevashish Fuloria in Khulna

Victory still possible - Shakib

Shakib Al Hasan said the second Test was heading towards a draw unless Bangladesh found a way to clear a sequence of "difficult but not impossible" obstacles

Day 2

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Zimbabwe hit by Shakib, Tamim tons

A nuggety Tamim Iqbal century was complemented by a stroke-filled one from Shakib Al Hasan as Bangladesh cashed in on the painstaking foundation they had laid in Khulna to make 433

616dDevashish Fuloria in Khulna

Shakib and Tamim find harmony in diversity

Shakib Al Hasan's explosive approach was the perfect foil to Tamim Iqbal's patient game at the other end, as the pair batted Bangladesh to a strong position in Khulna

Day 1

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Tamim fifty keeps Zimbabwe at bay

The resolve of the Bangladesh batsmen has been under question in recent times, and some more arose after the early dismissals in both sessions, but Tamim Iqbal's restrained half-century kept a disciplined Zimbabwe at bay in Khulna

616dDevashish Fuloria in Khulna

Tamim picks patience over panache

The normally aggressive Tamim Iqbal shed his attacking instincts on Monday to score an infectiously boring, but immensely vital half-century for Bangladesh

616dDevashish Fuloria in Khulna

First day honours 'even' - Chigumbura

Elton Chigumbura believed the match was even after a slow opening day on which Zimbabwe only managed three wickets but kept a firm check on Bangladesh's scoring rate


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Bangladesh's battle against Test stagnation

Bangladesh were perhaps the happiest country to gain Test status. Following up on that achievement, however, has been poor for too long. But their series win over Zimbabwe augurs for better times

616dDevashish Fuloria in Khulna

Taylor banks on seam attack

Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor earmarked his seamers to lead the team's challenge in the Khulna Test, citing their ability to reverse the ball

616dDevashish Fuloria in Khulna

Mushfiqur hopes batsmen will pull through

The Dhaka Test opened a can of worms for Bangladesh. Despite a victory their batting, meant to be one of their strengths in home conditions, became a cause for concern

Historic double


Number of years since a player has scored a hundred and taken 10 wickets in the same Test - Imran Khan versus India, 1983.

Small fifties


Number of scores between 50 and 59 for Mominul Haque, out of his 10 fifty-plus scores in Tests

Better than average


Brian Chari's average from 23 first-class matches, with one hundred and three fifties