Slow Going on Day 1 of the 1st Test between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe in Sylhet

Hamilton Masakadza 52 for Zimbabwe today
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Zimbabwe won the toss and decided to bat against hosts Bangladesh at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet today.

Zimbabwe 236-5 (Sean Williams 88, Hamilton Masakadza 52; Taijul Islam 2-86)

Bangladesh - Yet to bat

At the Close of Play: Zimbabwe are 236-5

Scorecard

Highlights

Wickets as they fell

Over 10.4 - Taijul Islam bowls a flighted delivery to Brian Chari, and that’s the end of his stay in the middle, clean bowled!  Bowled him!

Over 16.2 - Taijul Islam bowls a flighted delivery to BRM Taylor, and he is caught by the fielder in the infield. He is out - Caught

Over 31.6 - Abu Jayed bowls a pitched up delivery to H Masakadza, he is struck on the pad and the Umpire has given that out LBW. He is out - LBW

Over 47.3 - Nazmul Islam bowls a flighted delivery to Sikandar Raza Butt, and that’s the end of his stay in the middle, clean bowled! Bowled him!

Over 76.3 - Mahmudullah bowls a flighted delivery to SC Williams, gets an outside edge and is caught in the slips. He is out - Caught

A fine innings of 88 from Sean Williams has put Zimbabwe in a good position at the end of Day 1 of the 1st Test against Bangladesh. Earlier, captain Hamilton Masakadza got them off to a reasonable start scoring 52 and at the close Zimbabwe are 236-5. Taijul Islam 2-86 was the pick of the Bangladesh bowlers.

Zimbabwe: Brian Chari, Hamilton Masakadza(c), Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Regis Chakabva(wk), Peter Moor, Kyle Jarvis, Brandon Mavuta, Tendai Chatara, Wellington Masakadza

Bangladesh: Litton Das, Imrul Kayes, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Ariful Haque, Mehidy Hasan, Taijul Islam, Nazmul Islam, Abu Jayed

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