1st unofficial Test, Harare, Nov 9 - 12 2015, Bangladesh A tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe
268 & 211
(target 144)336 & 129
Bangladesh A won by 14 runs
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Shahid five-for seals narrow win for Bangladesh A

Bangladesh A prevailed in a thrilling contest to beat Zimbabwe A by 14 runs in the first unofficial Test in Harare

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Scorecard summary
Bangladesh A268/10(83.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Zimbabwe A336/10(98.1 overs)1st INNINGS
Peter Moor104 (155)
Ryan Burl78 (159)
Taijul Islam4/80(26)
Mohammad Shahid3/56(19.1)
Bangladesh A211/10(67.4 overs)2nd INNINGS
Zimbabwe A129/10(39.5 overs)2nd INNINGS

Bangladesh A have won by 14 runs, after setting a target of 144 on a pitch offering variable bounce, Zimbabwe A lost 3 wickets before stumps on day three with 123 runs to get

Zimbabwe A came out a lot more positive on the fourth morning, hitting boundaries and rotating strike at ease but M Shahid provided timely breakthroughs. The tail enders, M'shangwe and Nyauchi, supported Burl but fell short in the end.

That's all from this games folks. Cheers!

Shuvagata Hom to Nyauchi, OUT

it's all over! on a length, angling down the leg side, Nyauchi jumps down the track, clears his front foot, gets into his shot a lot early, ball pops in the air behind the bowler off the leading edge, Hom back peddles and and holds

Victor Nyauchi c & b Shuvagata Hom 16 (33m 28b 2x4 0x6) SR: 57.14
Shuvagata Hom to Nyauchi, no run

gets forward and defends

Shuvagata Hom to Nyauchi, no run

solidly forward and defends

Shuvagata Hom to Burl, 1 run

full, on middle, Burl taps it to the leg side, deep m id wicket runs in saes a single

Shuvagata Hom to Nyauchi, 3 runs

short, turning into the batsman, leans back, guides wide of slip to thirdman area, gets three

end of over 398 runs
ZIM-A: 125/9CRR: 3.20 
Ryan Burl35 (73)
Victor Nyauchi13 (24)
Abu Jayed 6-3-21-0
Saqlain Sajib 9-1-30-3

15 more minutes to be played

Abu Jayed to Burl, FOUR runs

back of a length, on leg, Burl leans back, forces this through square leg area, deep backward square runs around, but he's no chance

Abu Jayed to Burl, no run

solidly forward, drives to cover

Abu Jayed to Burl, no run

full, on middle and off, drives powerfully straight back to the bowler who stretches his hand and takes the pace off the ball

Abu Jayed to Burl, no run

leans forward, defends to the off side

Abu Jayed to Burl, FOUR runs

full, on leg, Burl leans forward, flicks fine, no fine leg but just deep backward square, rolls down for four

Abu Jayed to Burl, no run
end of over 383 runs
ZIM-A: 117/9CRR: 3.07 
Victor Nyauchi13 (24)
Ryan Burl27 (67)
Saqlain Sajib 9-1-30-3
Mohammad Shahid 15-6-45-5


Sajib to Nyauchi, no run

defends solidly to the off side

Sajib to Burl, 1 run

covers the off stump, glances to the leg side, sets off for a single, fielder at backward square, fields and throws direct at strikers end stumps, no harm done

Sajib to Nyauchi, 1 run

hangs back, gets an inside edge, evades the leg stump, Burl wants a single

Sajib to Nyauchi, no run

stands tall, drives to the off side

Sajib to Burl, 1 run

comes down the track once again, flicks to the leg side towards deep mid

Sajib to Burl, no run

gets deep into his crease, pushes to the leg side

end of over 374 runs
ZIM-A: 114/9CRR: 3.08 
Victor Nyauchi12 (21)
Ryan Burl25 (64)
Mohammad Shahid 15-6-45-5
Saqlain Sajib 8-1-27-3
Shahid to Nyauchi, no run

full, into the block hole, digs out

Shahid to Nyauchi, no run

back of a length, on leg, misses the glance, gets struck on the thigh

Shahid to Nyauchi, no run

stretches across his stumps, drives to cover

Match details
Harare Sports Club
TossBangladesh A, elected to bat first
SeriesBangladesh A tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe
Series resultBangladesh A led the 2-match series 1-0
Match days9,10,11,12 November 2015 - day (4-day match)
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Jeremiah Matibiri
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Owen Chirombe
Reserve Umpire
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Sifelani Rwaziyeni
Match Referee
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Emmanuel Dube