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New Zealand vs Bangladesh, 1st T20I: New Zealand too good for Bangladesh

Ish Sodhi 4-28 for New Zealand
Ish Sodhi 4-28 for New Zealand

New Zealand were just too good for Bangladesh in the 1st T20I at Seddon Park, Hamilton earlier today, winning by 66 runs thanks to another blistering performance by Devon Conway 93*.


Match Summary

New Zealand 210/3 (20 ov)

Bangladesh 144/8 (20 ov)

Result - New Zealand won by 66 runs



Match Day Highlights

New Zealand won the toss and decided to bat, scoring an impressive 210/3 in their 20 overs thanks mainly to another strong performance by Devon Conway and supported by Will Young 53 and Martin Guptill 35.

Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Finn Allen - 0.6 ov), 2-53 (Martin Guptill - 6.5 ov), 3-158 (Will Young - 16.5 ov)


In reply, Bangladesh started strongly in the first 2 overs but at 59-5 in the 8th over the game was done. Ish Sodhi 4-28  and Lockie Ferguson 2-25 were the destroyers with the ball for New Zealand and Afif Hossain 45 top scored for Bangladesh.

Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Liton Das - 2.3 ov), 2-39 (Naim Sheikh - 4.2 ov), 3-43 (Soumya Sarkar - 5.4 ov), 4-44 (Mohammad Mithun - 5.6 ov), 5-59 (Mahmudullah - 7.4 ov), 6-59 (Mahedi Hasan - 7.5 ov), 7-122 (Afif Hossain - 16.4 ov), 8-133 (Shoriful Islam - 18.1 ov)


Playing XIs


New Zealand - Martin Guptill, Finn Allen, Devon Conway(wk), Will Young, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell, Tim Southee(c), Ish Sodhi, Hamish Bennett, Lockie Ferguson

Bangladesh - Liton Das(wk), Mohammad Naim, Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah(c), Afif Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mahedi Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman


Match Details

Start Time: 02:00

Toss: New Zealand won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton

Officials: Christopher Gaffaney, Shaun Haig, Wayne Knights, Christopher Brown, Jeffrey Crowe

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