Bangladesh A 211 (Litton 54, Masakadza 6-63, Mutombodzi 4-38) and 43 for 1 (Litton 27*) need another 61 runs to beat Zimbabwe A 206 and 108 (Sajib 6-50, Jubair 4-18)
Saqlain Sajib took 6 for 50 in Zimbabwe A's second innings to put Bangladesh A in a winning position on the third day of the first unofficial Test in Cox's Bazar. Sajib, who took 9 for 82 in the first innings, achieved the best innings and match figures by a Bangladeshi bowler, with a match tally of 15 wickets.
The home side require another 61 runs to win on the final day, after going to stumps on the third day at 43 for 1, chasing 104.
The day started with Bangladesh A collapsing from their overnight score of 162 for 3 to 211 all out, their last seven wickets falling for 49 runs. Left-arm spinner Wellington Masakadza took his first-class best of 6 for 63, while legspinner Tinotenda Mutombodzi finished with 4 for 38.
During Zimbabwe A's second innings a four-for from legspinner Jubair Hossain, on his first-class debut, also stood out. Brian Chari made 23 out of Zimbabwe A's total score of 108, as the side lost their last six wickets for 43 runs.
Zimbabwe A vs Bangladesh A
Zimbabwe A tour of Bangladesh