Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah scored his second test hundred against Zimbabwe today. The all-rounder is captaining this test side and this is a huge achievement from the middle order batsman. Mahmudullah is now an integral part of the Bangladesh team across all three formats. He also is performing well with the bat and ball in all three formats as well. Mahmudullah celebrated his hundred and his spinner Mehedi Hasan came up and celebrated the hundred as well. The two batsmen performed Sajda which we often see coming up from the Muslim players especially from the ones playing in the Asian sides. Mahmudullah thanked his Lord for this achievement. The Bangladesh team is performing really well. They have won the limited overs series and now in the test format once again the Bangladesh team is leading from the front. The home ground and home crowd advantage is there as well. The Bangladesh team has hit a huge number of runs and these runs will definitely help the team here. The Zimbabweans will have a tough time in going after these runs.
Bangladesh finished the fourth day in Dhaka in a sturdy role of their bid for a series levelling win, decreasing Zimbabwe to 76 for two at stumps. mahmudullah’s first take a look at hundred in 8 years allowed them to claim their innings for the second time in the healthy and set Zimbabwe a target of 443, or – greater realistically – four periods to continue to exist. Both end result regarded unlikely whilst the visitors misplaced Hamilton Masakadza and Brian Chari earlier than the near, with Taijul Islam and mehidy hasan miraz extracting massive turn to hassle the travelling batsmen. Faced with a herculean task, Zimbabwe’s openers’ cobbled together stand that stretched to 68 as Bangladesh’s seamers created a couple of possibilities, but were not backed up in the field. Masakadza fended a increasing delivery in Khaled ahmed’s fourth over to mehidy in the gully, however the ball turned into grassed and Khaled’s look ahead to a maiden check wicket went on. That turned into Bangladesh’s 9th drop of the sport as compared to five from Zimbabwe, and the 1/3 off Khaled’s bowling.
As he had executed within the first innings, Chari first set down an anchor and then regarded to switch a touch strain with a few calculated hitting. He added up the fifty stand with a quick unmarried into the covers within the 17th over of the innings, however Bangladesh’s spinners – and mainly Taijul – found sufficient inside the surface to suggest that chances would hold coming. Mehidy turned into the first to strike, disposing of Masakadza for 25 with a law bat-pad trap via Mominul at brief leg. Chari then missed a paddle sweep in opposition to Taijul to be lbw for 43, the Zimbabwe opener failing to get the selection overturned on assessment. with close-in fielders nearby the batsmen and the light starting to fade, Taijul and mehidy bowled in bike, getting the ball to bite and spit at Brendan Taylor and Sean Williams. They managed to survive, but the signs for the batting crew were ominous.