Bangladesh were bowled out for 143 in their first innings, after Tendai Chatara ripped through the top-order with a three-wicket burst, and Sikandar Raza followed it up with three wickets of his own, giving Zimbabwe a crucial 139-run lead in Sylhet. Zimbabwe could only add one more run in reply before the umpires ruled that the light was too bad, bringing an end to a day dominated by the visitors.

Former Zimbabwe captain Tatenda Taibu will once again wield the willow at the age of 35 as he will feature for a Sri Lankan first-class side, Baduraliya Sports Club, later this month. He last played competitive cricket back in 2016, when he used to work as player and coach for Hightown St Mary's CC, a club in the UK.

ZIFA finally bowed to demands of three candidates vying for board positions to push back by two weeks its elective congress that had been scheduled for tomorrow in Harare.

The nomination process for Zifa executive committee positions officially opened on Wednesday and the process will close on October 30, according to the electoral road map released in May this year.

Edward Siwela's 13-year-tenure in the Sport and Recreation Commission came to an end yesterday when Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation Minister Coventry dissolved his board.