Warner hits ton as Aus take control

Chittagong, September 6: David Warner hit his second hundred in a row before Bangladesh fought back with quick strikes on a rain-hit third day of the second Test against Australia on Wednesday. The visitors were 377/9 when bad light stopped play with 13 overs remaining after rain washed out the entire first session. Australia now lead by 72 runs.

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Mustafizur Rahman and Mehidy Hasan took three wickets each to bring Bangladesh back into the contest after Warner and Peter Handscomb put on 152 runs for the third wicket.Warner showed remarkable patience during his uncharacteristically sedate 123 that came off 234 balls. This was Warner’s 20th Test century and second in successive innings, having made 112 in the first match.

AFP Brief scores: Bangladesh: 305; Australia: 377/9 (Warner 123, Handscomb 82, Smith 58; Mustafizur 3/84, Mehidy 3/93)

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