A fifty from Nazmul Hossain Shanto has put Bangladesh in the driving seat at Tea on the second day of their one-off Test against Zimbabwe.
At Tea, Bangladesh are on 120-2 and are trailing by 145 runs. Bangladesh finished the first session on 25-1 after they had bundled Zimbabwe out for 265.
They had lost the wicket of Saif Hassan to Victor Nyauchi in the first session but Tamim Iqbal and Nazmul Hossain Shanto put up a solid 78-run stand to steady Bangladesh's ship.
Tamim went back for 41 when he edged a delivery from Donald Tiripano and was caught by Regis Chakabva. Before the umpire signalled out, Tamim started walking back.
Shanto though went on to pick up his first fifty of his international career. He pushed a Sikandar Raza-delivery to mid-off to take a single and reached his fifty mark.
Shanto and skipper Mominul Haque saw off the sesssion as Bangladesh reached 120-2. Shanto was unbeaten on 55 with Mominul being unbeaten on 12.