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Bangladesh vs New Zealand 1st Test Day 1: Conway Century puts New Zealand on top

New Zealand's Devon Conway
New Zealand's Devon Conway
Conway and Young 100-run partnership
Conway and Young 100-run partnership
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Devon Conway scored 122 to put New Zealand in a strong position, at the close of play on Day 1, of the 1st Test against Bangladesh, at the Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui, Mount Maunganui today.


New Zealand *258/5 (87.3 ov)


Day Break : New Zealand are 258/5


Day 1 Analysis

The hosts lost Latham early to a peach from Shoriful Islam, but  Young and  Conway steadied the ship with a fifty and a hundred respectively, with contributions from Taylor and Nicholls around Conway's core innings.

Blundell departed off the last ball of the day, but Nicholls still stands, as the Bangladeshis chip away with regular wickets since the stand between Young and Conway.


New Zealand Fall of wickets-1-1 (Tom Latham - 3.3 ov), 2-139 (Will Young - 48.3 ov), 3-189 (Ross Taylor - 66.4 ov), 4-227 (Devon Conway - 79.1 ov), 5-258 (Tom Blundell - 87.3 ov)


Playing XIs

New Zealand : Tom Latham(c), Will Young, Devon Conway, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell(w), Rachin Ravindra, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult

Bangladesh : Shadman Islam, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque(c), Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das(w), Yasir Ali, Mehidy Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain, Shoriful Islam

Match Details

Start Time: 2021-12-31 22:00 PM

Toss: Bangladesh won the toss & elected to field

Venue:  Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui, Mount Maunganui

Officials:  Umpires Christopher Mark Brown and Chris Gaffaney (TV Umpire); Bongani Jele (Fourth Umpire); Andrew Pycroft (Match-referee Jeffrey John Crowe

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