The Tigers experienced an impossible defeat against New Zealand at Wellington

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Thursday, January 19th, 2017 | 0

Team Bangladesh has recently faced an impossible lose against New Zealand where they are playing a Test series with them. They started to play the first Test in 12th January, 2017 against New Zealand where they are visiting New Zealand. However, the Tigers have already experienced two series defeat against them. Once in ODIs and other one in T20I. In both case, the Tigers has been whitewashed by the Black Caps. Now, they have started to play the Test series but unfortunately faced another defeat in their first Test which was staged at Basin Reserve, Wellington.

The Tigers experienced an impossible defeat against New Zealand at Wellington

Earlier at 12th January, 2017, the Tigers lost the toss and given to bat. So, after experiencing two series defeat, they were so much careful and started to make shot careful. Their start was not good but lost their opener Kayes in 16 runs and 2nd Tamim was out by making a fifty. Their top four wickets could not make longer innings but among them Mominul also made another fifty. However, later Shakib and Mushfiq made a long lasting partnership where Shakib touched his career’s first two hundred as a third Bangladeshi batsman. Besides, the test skipper of Bangladesh Mushfiqur Rahim also made a brilliant innings consisted of 159 runs. So, based on their partnership, Bangladesh declared their innings after making 595 runs and Sabbir remained not out with his 54 runs. Though, Black Caps bowlers were almost dim in that innings but Wagner took highest four wickets so far.

On the other side, came to bat at the first innings, New Zealand went almost close to the Tigers score but missed. They getting all out by scoring 539 runs. Latham made a century in that innings.

Later, the Tigers came to bat for the second innings, but as like old time, they fallen into batting collapse. Besides, luck was not also with them where Kayes and Mushfiq were getting retired not out. Sabbir scored highest fifty runs. So, team Bangladesh got packet with 160 runs. Boult took highest three wickets where Santner and Wagner got two each.

The chasing score was so poor and Black Caps easily beat them in the final day of the first test by seven wickets. Though tis victory, Black Caps just avoided a defeat and if they could be able to make the next match draw, then they will get victory in test series as well.

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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug

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