1st Test, Day 1: Six-Wicket Shakib Al Hasan Skittles Zimbabwe Out for 240

Bangladesh were 27 for one in reply by stumps with Shamsur Rahman (eight) and Mominul Haque (14) at the crease after Shakib Al Hasan took six for 59 to bowl Zimbabwe out for 240 on Day 1 of the first Test.

updated: October 25, 2014 17:12 IST
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Shakib celebrates after taking a wicket on Saturday.


Dhaka: Left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan took six for 59 as Bangladesh dismissed Zimbabwe for 240 on the opening day of the first Test in Dhaka on Saturday. (Scorecard)

Shakib, who made his Test comeback after serving a three-month ban for poor discipline, led a three-pronged spin attack that strangled Zimbabwe on the slow wicket at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.

Debutant leg-spinner Jubair Hossain claimed 2-58 and left-arm spinner Taijul Islam finished with 1-42. Opener Sikander Raza was top-scorer for Zimbabwe with 51.

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