Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat against Zimbabwe which turned out to be a good decision in the end, although they did not start well.
Bangladesh 303-5 (Mominul Haque 161, Mushfiqur Rahim 111*; Kyle Jarvis 3-48)
Zimbabwe - Still to bat
Close of Play – Bangladesh are 303 runs ahead with 5 wickets remaining
On day 2 we can expect Zimbabwe to hit back and bowl Bangladesh out for under 400 – anything over 400+ and Bangladesh will have the match
Most of the UK sports betting sites will have Bangladesh as favourites to win this one from here. However, if Zimbabwe can get some arly wickets tomorrow, they could still stay in the match.
Check out the playing XIs below and our In Play cricket match predictions and betting tips.
Bangladesh - Liton Das, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah(c), Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Ariful Haque, Mehedi Hasan, Taijul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Khaled Ahmed
Zimbabwe - Hamilton Masakadza(c), Brian Chari, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Peter Moor, Regis Chakabva(wk), Donald Tiripano, Brandon Mavuta, Kyle Jarvis, Tendai Chatara
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*
Who will win? – Bangladesh – as predicted, Bangladesh have come back strongly and are favourites to win the 2nd Test now
Head to Head – Tests 15, Bangladesh 5, Zimbabwe 7, Draw 3
Top Batsman (Runs Scored 1st Innings) – Mominul Haque (Bangladesh), Hamilton Masakadza (Zimbabwe)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken 1st Innings) – Taijul Islam (Bangladesh), Kyle Jarvis (Zimbabwe)
Most Fours – Mominul Haque (Bangladesh), Sean Williams (Zimbabwe)
Team Scores Batting 1st Innings – Bangladesh 350+, Zimbabwe 320+