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Shakib puts Bangladesh in control

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan followed his century with a five-wicket haul as Bangladesh pushed for victory in the second Test against Zimbabwe in Khulna on Thursday. Bangladesh closed the fourth day’s play at 201-5 in their second innings, an overall lead of 266 with five wickets in hand and a day’s play remaining. Left-arm spinner Shakib finished with five for 80 as Zimbabwe, who resumed their first innings at 331-5, folded up for 368 before lunch to hand the hosts a lead of 65 runs. Hamilton Masakadza added just four runs to his overnight score of 154 before he was bowled by Shakib.

BRIEFSCORES B’desh 433 and 201 for 5 (Mahmudullah 63*, Mominul 54, Waller 4-48) lead Zim 368 (Masakadza 158, Chakabva 101) by 266 runs.
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