Bangladesh extends lead to 296 at lunch, day 4 vs Zimbabwe

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) Bangladesh recovered from a tricky 25-4 to reach 78-4 at lunch on day four and extend its lead to 296 runs in the second cricket test against Zimbabwe.

Mohammad Mithun was batting on 34 and skipper Mahmudullah unbeaten on 24 at the first interval Wednesday.

Bangladesh had control of the match after declaring at 522-7 and bowling Zimbabwe out for 304 to take a 218-run first-innings lead.