| 06 Mar 2020, 00:00 | Update : 06 Mar 2020, 16:57
Rain halted the third and final ODI between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at Sylhet International Stadium on Friday.
Before the rain came, Liton Das smashed his second century of the ongoing series off 114 balls. Along the way, Liton and Tamim Iqbal made the record of the highest runs in the opening stand in ODIs for Bangladesh.
Bangladesh were batting at 182 for none in 33.2 overs. Liton (102*) and Tamim (79*) surpassed the previous record of the highest runs in the opening stand of 170 made by Shahriar Hossain and Mehrab Hossain in 1999 against the same opponent.
Earlier, Zimbabwe won the toss and opted to bat first in the match which will be marked as Bangladesh’s last match under the captaincy of Mashrafe Bin Mortaza.
Before this game, Mashrafe led the Tigers in 87 ODIs and won 49 of those. If Bangladesh win this game, Mashrafe will be the first Bangladeshi captain to enjoy 50 wins in a single format of international cricket.