New Zealand trailed by 173 runs against Bangladesh on the third day of Wellington. Accordingly, the first couple of days flooded due to rain then the third day has witnessed to the wicket. Though Tamim Iqbal scored an inning og 74 runs but failed to resist he batting disaster due to the failure of his teammates.
New Zealand won the toss
New Zealand won the toss and sent the visitors to bat first. To be honest, Bangladesh started comparatively well with respect to their recent performances. Though opening partnership brought 75 runs before Shadman Islam surrendered to Colin de Grandhomme, scoring 27 runs with 4 fours. The second wicket partnership brought another 54 runs. Neil Wagner picked Mominul Haque up.
In spite of, the first couple of partnership hopes something positive to the Bangladesh fan, which was supposed to turn into bad dreams. Then Mohammad Mithun couldn’t survive well. Accordingly, Tamim Iqbal was steering from a side, scoring 74 runs with 10 fours proved his consistency. Though Liton Das scored 33 runs with 6 fours could be something longer but Bangladesh packed up by 211 runs and made another batting disaster. Neil Wagner and Trent Boult lead the wicket-taking festival taking 4 and 3 wickets respectively.
New Zealand trailed by 173 runs against Bangladesh
As Bangladesh packed up Italy and New Zealand batted 11.4 overs on the evening. But two Kiwi openers Jeet Raval and Tom Latham became pick-ups to Abu Jayed by 8 runs on the scoreboard. Then Captain Kane Williamson and experienced Ross Taylor are steering the team for a handsome score. Therefore, Kane Williamson will bat on the fourth day scoring 10* runs and Ross Taylor will company him scoring 19 runs. New Zealand trailed by 173 runs against Bangladesh
Therefore, New Zealand trailed by 173 runs against Bangladesh. Though Bangladesh has the last chance to rescue themselves from another series loss like the ODI but New Zealand is never a team for losing an inch to the opponents.