Mahmudullah Riyad scored his first Test century in more than eight years as Bangladesh set Zimbabwe a towering 443-run target to win the second Test in Dhaka on Wednesday.
The hosts began their victory push, reducing Zimbabwe to 76/2 at stumps on the fourth day after Mahmudullah’s unbeaten 101 off 122 balls helped the side declare the second innings on 224/6. Off-spinner Mehidy Hasan broke a 68-run opening stand by removing Hamilton Masakadza for 25 after he dropped the Zimbabwe captain on five off debutant pacer Khaled Ahmed.
Brief scores: Bangladesh 522-7 decl &224/6 decl in 54 overs (Mohammad Mithun 67, Mahmudullah Riyad 101*) vs Zimbabwe 304 & 76/2 in 30 overs (B. Chari 43).
From Online Sources