Recent Match Report – Bangladesh vs New Zealand 3rd ODI 2023

new zealand 175 for 3 wickets (Young 70, Nicholls 50*, Shoriful 2-32) defeated bangladesh 171 (Shanto 76, Milne 4-34, McConchie 2-18, Boult 2-33) by seven wickets

took four wickets for adam milnesome useful contributions from their part-time bowlers, and Will YoungAn innings of 70 helped New Zealand to a seven-wicket win in Mirpur in their final match before the ODI World Cup. After being bowled out for 171, the hosts were always behind in the game and barring a double-wicket shock noisy islamFailed to put New Zealand under any pressure.

Young had a guarded start, needing ten balls to get his first run, but once he was off the mark with a four, he did not let the pace slow down. Bangladesh’s fast bowlers tested him with the short ball, but apart from occasional boundaries through midwicket and cover, he was up to the challenge at pull.

This was an important innings considering New Zealand’s defeat finn allen and budding dean foxcroft Back-to-back deliveries in the tenth over left the slow-starting Henry Nicholls needing to survive the Bangladesh bowling period which led to those dismissals. However, Young didn’t feel the heat as he brought up his half-century in 64 balls and then switched gears.

Young raced past 50 and 60 with consecutive fours off Hasan Mahmood in the 26th over, before scoring ten runs in two balls off Nasum Ahmed in the 28th over. He eventually fell for 70 in the 30th over, bowled by a slower ball from Nasum, but by then New Zealand needed only 42 more runs to win. Nicholls, who remained unbeaten on 50, and Tom Blundell completed the rest with more than 15 overs to spare.

in the afternoon, Nazmul Hussain ShantoA counter-attacking half-century on his ODI captaincy debut took Bangladesh to 171 runs. The No. 3 batsman hit ten fours in his innings of 76 runs from 84 balls, but with Mahmudullah’s second-highest contribution of 21 runs, Bangladesh finished with a heavy total.

Milne, who replaced Kyle Jamieson in the eleven, provided the initial blow. He sent a sharp yorker to dismiss debutant Zakir Hasan in the second over of the match and then, sliced ​​it to cover Tauheed Hridoy in the sixth over. In between those two outs, Trent Boult had opener Tanjeed Hasan caught at first slip. This left Bangladesh’s score at 35 for 3 and they were looking for stability.

Shanto – the stand-in captain to the original stand-in captain Liton Das – provided a part of it by holding one end. He scored 31 runs in just 26 balls with six fours in the first ten overs and also looked comfortable against the bouncers of New Zealand’s fast bowlers. He was not afraid to face Ish Sodhi and also played the reverse sweep successfully. By the end of the 20th over, Shanto had completed his fifth ODI half-century.

But the New Zealand captain lockie ferguson Mushfiqur Rahim’s 25-ball vigil ended with a short ball that rolled back onto his stumps, and Milne returned to dismiss Mahmudullah. This forced Shanto to play with the lower order and even though he held the innings for some time, he eventually fell victim to part-time offspin. Cole McConchie While attempting another reverse sweep.
That was all New Zealand needed and they clean bowled the tail-enders in the next three overs. McConchie stumped Nasum. Rachin Ravindra Hasan was out LBW, and Milne took 4 for 34 when he had Shoriful, the last man out, caught at cover.

For Sodhi, who took 6 for 39 in the second ODI, it was a forgettable outing, conceding 40 runs in six wicketless overs. Ferguson was looking for spin overs elsewhere, so Ravindra and McConchie stepped up on Sodhi’s poor day to reward lower-order wickets. Together, the pair returned figures of 10-1-38-3, while Boult took two wickets.

After clinching the series, New Zealand are now flying to Hyderabad in India for the World Cup warm-up match against Pakistan. Bangladesh, which is just announced his team For the competition, they will travel to Guwahati in north-east India for a practice match against Sri Lanka. After the World Cup, both the teams will reunite for two Test matches.

Leave a Comment