Dhaka - Zimbabwe, who set a target of 443 runs to win the second Test against Bangladesh, reached 76/2 before bad light brought an early stumps on the fourth day in Dhaka on Monday.
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Brendon Taylor and Sean Williams remained at the crease with four and two runs respectively after spinners removed both openers Hamilton Masakadza (24) and Brian Chari (43).
Bangladesh, who had a 218-run first innings lead, earlier declared their second innings on 224/6, with skipper Mahmudullah Riyad hitting an unbeaten 110 off 122 balls.
Zimbabwe lead the two-Test series 1-0 after winning the first Test in Sylhet by 151 runs.