Imrul Kayes became an instant hit after his impressive debut season in first-class cricket and broke into the international scene in 2008. He initially struggled as an opener for a while but made his breakthrough in 2011.2011. Despite being kept in the reserve squad for a while, he decided to hone his skills in first-class cricket and returned as a well-polished player in 2014 and has been a regular in Test cricket. His performances in the shorter format have been patchy and has really never been considered for white ball cricket after a few unimpressive performances. He has three hundreds to his name in Test cricket and four in ODIs.read more
Tamim Iqbal missed Bangladesh's home Test against Afghanistan and the T20I tri-series after requesting for a break from all cricket following Bangladesh's tour of Sri Lanka in July.
With a commanding 139-run lead, Zimbabwe reached 1-0 in their second innings before bad light brought an end to the day.
As they set up the innings, Mushfiqur Rahim, unbeaten on 28, hit a six over deep mid-wicket to fittingly finish the game in a show of sheer domination.
Kayes' third century was complemented by Mohammad Saiffudin's first 50 as they shared a national record of 127 for the seventh wicket after a middle-order collapse.
The 34-year-old further questioned on what basis the duo received a call back in the team after being dropped, initially.
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