Slow Going on Day 1 of the 1st Test between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe in Sylhet
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
Sylhet International Cricket Stadium become the 8th Test Venue in Bangladesh today with the first Test between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe. pic.twitter.com/LTuerW84I1— Bangladesh Cricket (@BCBtigers) November 3, 2018
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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