2nd Test New Zealand v Bangladesh Day 3 – Play finally gets underway

New Zealand's Neil Wagner 4-28 against Bangladesh today
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Play finally got underway as New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl against Bangladesh at the Basin Reserve, Wellington on the third day of the 2nd Test.

Match Summary

Bangladesh 211 (Tamim Iqbal 74; Neil Wagner 4-28, Trent Boult 3- 38)

New Zealand 38-2 (Abu Jayed 2-18)

At the Close of Play - New Zealand trail Bangladesh by 173 runs with 8 wickets remaining

Scorecard

Although there were only 72 overs of play completed, New Zealand managed to bowl out Bangladesh in their 1st Innings for just 211, with Neil Wagner 4-28 and Trent Boult 3- 38 , doing the damage with the ball - Tamim Iqbal 74 top scored for Bangladesh.

In reply, at the close of play, New Zealand were 38-2 in their 1st innings, losing both openers Jeet Raval and Tom Latham early on to Abu Jayed.

With only two days left to play, New Zealand will have to score quickly and score big to get a positive result from here – it will be an interesting days play to look forward to.

  

New Zealand - Jeet Raval, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling(wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Trent Boult

Bangladesh - Tamim Iqbal, Shadman Islam, Mominul Haque, Mohammad Mithun, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah(c), Liton Das(wk), Taijul Islam, Abu Jayed, Ebadat Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman

 

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