BCB XI- Zimbabwe match ends in draw

The three-day preparation match between BCB XI and visiting Zimbabwe ended in draw at the Khan Saheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah on Wednesday.

BCB XI resumed their first innings with overnight 252 for 6 in 85 overs and were all out for 297 in 102.5 overs.

Night watch Shuvagata Hom scored team highest unbeaten 75 runs off 176 balls with nine fours while Jashimuddin (18) and Taibur Rahman (15) were the other double digit scorers for BCB XI on Wednesday.

Natsai M’shangwe grabbed four wickets for 98 runs while Tafadzwa Kamungozi claimed three wickets for 41 runs and Shingi Masakadza took two 32 runs.

In reply, Zimbabwe (241 in 1st innings) in their 2nd innings scored 201 runs for five wickets in 50 overs at stumps on the third and final day.

Number four batsman Craig Ervine scored team highest not out 85 runs of 98 balls with 11 fours and four sixes while opening batsman Sikandar Raza scored 45 runs off 74 balls with eight fours.

Hamilton Masakadza (31) and opener Vusi Sibanda (22) were the other not6able scorers for Zimbabwe.

Dewan Sabbir grabbed two wickets for 17 runs while Shadman Islam, Rony Talukder and Asif Ahmed took one wicket each for 12, 36 and 38 runs respectively.

 

Brief score

Zimbabwe 1st innings: 241 for all in 76.2 overs; Sikandar Raza 44, Elton Chigumbura 39, Mehedi Hasan 2/22, Naeem Islam 2/53.

Zimbabwe 2nd innings: 201 for 5 wickets in 50 overs; Craig Ervine not out 85, Sikandar Raza 45, Hamilton Masakadza 31, Dewan Sabbir 2/17.

BCB XI 1st innings: 297 for all in 102.5 overs; Shuvagata Hom not out 75, Shamsur Rahman 69, Rony Talukder 46, Natsai M’shangwe 4/109, Tafadzwa Kamungozi 3/41.

Source: prothom-alo

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