Batting first, New Zealand managed to score 265 runs in their fifty overs. Bangladesh chased down the total losing only 5 wickets.
Bangladeshi players (Image courtesy: ICC Twitter handle)
Bangladesh’s start was not that good as their entire top order got out for just 33 runs. From there on Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah Riyad formed a partnership of 224 runs and took their team home.
Here are the Match Highlights of New Zealand Vs Bangladesh
# New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to bat first
# Martin Guptill and Luke Ronchi opened the innings for New Zealand
# Luke Ronchi departed for 16 runs
# Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor formed a partnership 0f 83 runs for the 3rd wicket
# Williamson departed for 57
# Ross Taylor departed after a brilliant innings of 63
# After a strong start to the New Zealand innings, their middle and lower order collapsed quickly
# New Zealand managed to post 265 runs for the loss 8 wickets in 50 overs.
# Mosaddek Hossain took 3 wickets for 13 runs in his 3 overs.
# Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar opened the innings for Bangladesh
# Tim Southee ran riot, uprooting the Bangladeshi top order for just 33 runs, he took 3 wickets
# Bangladesh were struggling at 33/4 when Shakib Al Hassan and Mahmudullah Riyadh came into bat
# Shakib and Mahmudullah played a dream innings forming a partnership of 224 runs for the fifth wicket
# Shakib Al Hassan scored 114 off 115 balls
# Mahmudullah remained unbeaten at 102 in 107 balls
# Bangladesh kept their hopes alive in the tournament as they knocked New Zealand out
# Shakib Al Hassan was given the man of the match award for his brilliant century