Chittagong(Bangladesh): Hosts Bangladesh thrashed Zimbabwe by 186 runs in the third and final Test yesterday to sweep the series 3-0.

The tourists, set a tough winning target of 449, were bowled out for 262 just before tea on the fifth day. Regis Chakabva with 89 not out was the only batsman to offer resistance as wickets tumbled after Zimbabwe resumed on 71-1. Seamers Shafiul Islam and Rubel Hossain, and spinners Jubair Hossain and Shuvagata Hom, claimed two wickets.