Sat. Jul 20th, 2024

New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel tore by means of the Bangladesh batting with a six-wicket haul to arrange a series-levelling victory for his facet within the second Take a look at at Mirpur.

Patel took 6-57, with fellow left-armer Mitchell Santner choosing up 3-51 as Bangladesh have been bowled out for 144 of their second innings.

Bangladesh vs New Zealand scorecard

However the turning monitor proved simply as problematic for New Zealand as they chased a difficult goal of 137, slumping to 69-6 earlier than Santer shared an unbroken stand of 70 with Glenn Phillips to seal victory.

Bangladesh opener Zakir Hasan had given the hosts – who resumed on 38-2 – one thing to bowl at along with his battling knock of 57 whereas wickets tumbled on the different finish.

New Zealand skittled Bangladesh for 144 to arrange a four-wicket victory within the second Take a look at

Left-hander Zakir introduced up his half-century with an enormous six off Santner, however then grew to become Patel’s fifth sufferer when he miscued a sweep.

Nevertheless, the Black Caps discovered the chase removed from simple and Mehidy Hasan (3-52) and Taijul Islam (2-58) blew away their prime order to lift hopes of what would have been a primary ever residence sequence victory over New Zealand.

However Phillips – who had rescued his facet with a knock of 87 within the first innings – was dropped on nought by Bangladesh skipper Najmul Hossain Shanto and made probably the most of that let-off.

He maintained a cool head to complete undefeated on 40, whereas Santner hit 35 not out to steer the guests throughout the road and tie the two-Take a look at sequence 1-1.

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