THE ASHES 2019
NZ vs BAN, 1st Test, New Zealand v Bangladesh Test Series 2019, 27 Feb 2019
New Zealand won by an innings and 52 runs
BALL BY BALL
Colin de Grandhomme
Mahedi Hasan Rana
Ov 103: 0 W 0 0 0 W | Maiden, 2 Wkts
The faintest of edges through to Watling. Ebadat wasn't convinced but there was a spike as the ball passed the bat. With that catch BJ Watling moves to the top of the list of the most dismissals by a Kiwi keeper with 202. New Zealand complete a comprehensive victory by an innings and 52 runs but they were made to work hard. Bangladesh scrapped hard today and the partnership between Mahmudullah and Soumya Sarkar was flourishing until the new ball turned the match on its head. Quick wickets then fell to Trent Boult who ended the innings with 5-123. It has been a batsman's paradise at Seddon Park and we have seen six centuries including a superb double by the Kiwi captain. Not one for the bowlers and they will be hoping the next Test has a bit more in the wicket for them. Plenty of positives for both sides to take out of the game and even though it looks a big loss Bangladesh can be proud of the fight they showed in the second innings. New Zealand go 1-0 up then in the series as we head to the Basin Reserve for the 2nd Test. Do join us then.
102.6 - T Southee to E Hossain
Length ball, outside off stump backing away defending, outside edge to wicketkeeper, by Watling.
102.5 - T Southee to E Hossain
Half volley, to leg backing away defending, to point for no runs, shy attempt by Williamson.
102.4 - T Southee to E Hossain
Short, outside off stump ducked, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Watling.
102.3 - T Southee to E Hossain
Half volley, down leg side backing away defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Wagner.
Short, wide and normally this would have flown to the rope. Because of the match situation though everybody is on the edge and Mahmudullah has carved it straight to Trent Boult at deep backward. End of a marvellous innings.
102.2 - T Southee to M Riyad
Back of a length, outside off stump moves in front cutting, mis-timed in the air under control to deep backward point, by Boult.
102.1 - T Southee to M Riyad
Short, outside off stump swayed away, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Watling.
Ov 102: 0 0 0 1 0 0 | 1 Run
101.6 - T Boult to K Ahmed
Out-swinging full toss, outside off stump on the front foot, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Watling.
101.5 - T Boult to K Ahmed
Length ball, down leg side on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Southee.
101.4 - T Boult to M Riyad
Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Southee.
101.3 - T Boult to M Riyad
Off cutter yorker, to leg on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Boult.
101.2 - T Boult to M Riyad
Length ball, off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for no runs, fielded by Wagner.
101.1 - T Boult to M Riyad
Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Boult.
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