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Day 5

553dThe Report by Firdose Moonda in Harare

Zimbabwe triumphant on Test return

A dominant all-round performance by Zimbabwe ensured victory in their comeback Test after an almost six-year exile from the format

553dFirdose Moonda in Harare

Taylor hails historic win

After six and a half years away from Test cricket, Zimbabwe soak in their triumphant return after beating Bangladesh

553dS Rajesh

Zimbabwe's Harare habit

Stats highlights from Zimbabwe's historic 130-run win in their comeback Test in Harare

Day 4

553dFirdose Moonda in Harare

Taylor ton keeps Zimbabwe ahead

A century from captain Brendan Taylor made sure Zimbabwe forged ahead from an overnight score of 92 for 4 to a solid position on the fourth day in Harare

553dFirdose Moonda in Harare

Tamim v Vitori, bugles and vuvuzelas

ESPNcricinfo presents the Plays of the day from the fourth day of the only Test between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh in Harare

Day 3

553dFirdose Moonda in Harare

A unique celebration and noisy fans

ESPNcricinfo presents the Plays of the Day from the third day of the lone Test between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh in Harare

553dFirdose Moonda in Harare

Both teams make mental adjustments for Test

Zimbabwe and Bangladesh have not played Test cricket for a combined total of 85 months between them, requiring both sides to make mental adjustments to cope with the demands of the game's longest format

Day 2

553dThe Report by Firdose Moonda in Harare

Debutant Vitori removes openers

After bowling Zimbabwe out for 370, Bangladesh scored at a brisk rate, but lost three wickets to give Zimbabwe the advantage

553dFirdose Moonda in Harare

Patience is a virtue for Masakadza

He had to wait more than a decade for his second Test century and it is a moment he says he feared would never come

553dFirdose Moonda in Harare

An overdue century and a steel bull

ESPNcricinfo presents the Plays of the Day from the second day of the lone Test between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh in Harare

Day 1

553dThe Report by Firdose Moonda in Harare

Top order puts Zimbabwe in command

Zimbabwe's top four ensured that their return to Test cricket was impressive as they achieved a balance between aggression and caution

553dLiam Brickhill

Zimbabwe make another beginning

Zimbabwean cricket has seen a few false dawns, but perhaps the board's non-confrontational treatment of Tatenda Taibu's potentially inflammatory statements is a sign that things are different this time

553dFirdose Moonda in Harare

Of crazy beginnings and Tom Jones

ESPNcricinfo presents the Plays of the Day from the first day of the lone Test between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh in Harare

Others

553dFirdose Moonda

Zimbabwe's mindset ideal for growth

While Zimbabwe seem to have found an ideal leader, opening bowlers and on-field attitude, their fielding and infrastructure could use some work

559dLiam Brickhill

The return of the pariah

A disappointing World Cup and end-of-the-year defeats couldn't dampen the joy of their victorious Test comeback

1195dThe Preview by Firdose Moonda in Harare

Hope in the air as familiar foes face off

Zimbabwe and Bangladesh have grown accustomed to playing each other in limited-overs cricket in recent years, but have not met in a Test for more than five years

Bangladesh 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st65Tamim IqbalImrul Kayes
2nd22Shahriar NafeesImrul Kayes
3rd15Mohammad AshrafulShahriar Nafees
4th38Mohammad AshrafulMushfiqur Rahim
5th27MahmudullahMushfiqur Rahim
6th7Mushfiqur RahimShakib Al Hasan
7th0Abdur RazzakMushfiqur Rahim
8th50Abdur RazzakShafiul Islam
9th4Shafiul IslamRubel Hossain
10th16Robiul IslamRubel Hossain