2nd Test New Zealand v Bangladesh Day 4 – New Zealand in control after Taylor 200
New Zealand are firmly in control of the 2nd Test against Bangladesh after the fourth’s day play. At the close of play Bangladesh trail New Zealand by 141 runs with 7 wickets remaining.
Bangladesh 211 (Tamim Iqbal 74; Neil Wagner 4-28, Trent Boult 3- 38) and 80-3
New Zealand 432-6 ( Ross Taylor 200, Henry Nicholls 107, Kane Williamson 74; Abu Jayed 3-94)
At the Close of Play - New Zealand trail Bangladesh by 173 runs with 8 wickets remaining
Aggressive batting from Taylor, Williamson and Nicholls was backed up by the bowlers as Bangladesh slumped to 80/3 in Wellington. They are 141 runs behind, still needing to bat out three sessions to force a draw.#NZvBAN Day 4 REPORT ?? https://t.co/licgcEG9LN pic.twitter.com/pWXpVPVMlh— ICC (@ICC) 11 March 2019
A brilliant double century from Ross Taylor and a century from Henry Nicholls 107, put New Zealand in sight of a win in the second Test. Kane Williamson 74, also supported with building the total to 432-6 declared in their 1st innings - Abu Jayed 3-94 was the pick of the bowlers for Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka were 80-3 at the close of play and will have to bat well on the final day to avoid another defeat in this Test Series.
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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