New Zealand cruise to 8 wicket win over Bangladesh in 2nd ODI – Guptill hits 118

Martin Guptill 118 today against Bangladesh
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New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl against Bangladesh at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch today in the 2nd ODI of the series.

Match Summary

Bangladesh 226 (Mohammad Mithun 57, Sabbir Rahman 43; Lockie Ferguson 3-43, Jimmy Neesham 2-21, Todd Astle 2-52, Matt Henry 1-30)

New Zealand 229-2 (Martin Guptill 118, Kane Williamson 65*; Mustafizur Rahman 2-42)

Result - New Zealand won by 8 wickets

Scorecard

Series stats

Batting first, Bangladesh scored a disappointing 226 with Mohammad Mithun 57 and Sabbir Rahman 43 top scoring with Lockie Ferguson 3-43, Jimmy Neesham 2-21, Todd Astle 2-52 and Matt Henry 1-30 (off 10 overs) providing a top bowling performance for New Zealand.

In reply, New Zealand stormed to a convincing 8 wicket win in 36.1 overs, scoring 229-2 - Martin Guptill 118 scored his second successive century and Kane Williamson 65*; Mustafizur Rahman 2-42 was the pick of the Bangladesh bowlers.

New Zealand take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the 3 match ODI series, the final ODI is –

Feb 20 New Zealand v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI University Oval, Dunedin 10:00 PM (Feb 19)

Followed by a 3 match Test series –

Feb 28 - Mar 04 New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test Seddon Park, Hamilton 10:00 PM (Feb 27)

Mar 08 - Mar 12 New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test Basin Reserve, Wellington 10:00 PM (Mar 07)

Mar 16 - Mar 20 New Zealand v Bangladesh, 3rd Test Hagley Oval, Christchurch 10:00 PM (Mar 15)

 

New Zealand - Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham(wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Jimmy Neesham, Todd Astle, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult

Bangladesh - Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehedi Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Mustafizur Rahman

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