Highlights Zimbabwe vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 3 at Bulawayo: Jason Holder-Shane Dowrich partnership give visitors lead

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FirstCricket Staff, October 31, 2017

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Report, Day 2: Hamilton Masakadza's 147 gave Zimbabwe a fighting chance of drawing the series against West Indies as the opener led the home team to 326 all out in its first innings on Day 2 of the second test on Monday.

West Indies reached 78-1 at stumps in its first-innings reply, with Kieran Powell 43 not out.

Graeme Cremer and Jason Holder, captain of Zimbabwe and West Indies respectively. AFP

Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer and Windies captain Jason Holder. AFP

Masakadza had support from Sikandar Raza, who made 80, as Zimbabwe posted a respectable total, although the pitch at Queens Sports Club is traditionally a good wicket for batting. Masakadza and Raza had a 90-run partnership for the fifth wicket following on from Masakadza's 142-run stand for the fourth wicket with PJ Moor (52) on Day 1.

Masakadza fell to legspinner Devendra Bishoo (2-82) after a marathon six-hour innings that included 16 fours and two sixes. Kemar Roach was West Indies' best bowler with 3-44, while Shannon Gabriel collected 2-64, including the important wicket of Raza.

West Indies cut Zimbabwe's lead to 248 by the close, thanks to Powell and 32 from Kraigg Brathwaite. Brathwaite was out two overs before stumps, caught by Masakadza at slip off leg-spinner Graeme Cremer.

West Indies won the first of two tests in Bulawayo by 117 runs.

With inputs from AP

Updated Date: Oct 31, 2017





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3634 125
2 South Africa 3589 112
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3772 97
6 Sri Lanka 2914 94
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1 England 5751 125
2 India 5492 122
3 South Africa 3842 113
4 New Zealand 4602 112
5 Pakistan 3279 102
6 Australia 3548 101
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2 Australia 1894 126
3 India 3932 123
4 New Zealand 2542 116
5 England 1951 115
6 South Africa 2058 114