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Despite scoring 595 in their first innings, New Zealand vs Bangladesh 1st Test Day 4/h find themselves in a spot of bother going into Day 5, with them losing 3 quick wickets in their second innings.
The day 4 started with Tom Latham and Henry Nicholls continuing from where they left yesterday, as they extended their partnership beyond 100 runs and took their team’s total close to the 350-run mark. Nicholls too completed his fifty before he was dismissed by Shakib for 53, which ended the 142-run stand between the duo.
Colin de Grandhomme tried to be aggressive and played two superb shots on the bowling of Subhasis Roy, but the bowler had the final laugh as he got rid of de Grandhomme, thereby picking up his maiden Test wicket. Shakib, then, picked up the big wicket of Latham and reduced the Blackcaps to 398/6. This was the chance for Bangladesh to take the control of the match, but instead of that, they let it slip out of their hands.
In the second session, it was the pair of BJ Watling and Mitchell Santner, which helped New Zealand to the claw back in the match. The batsmen batted with positive intent and showed a good understanding between the wickets. Not only did they rotate the strike well, but also scored the odd boundaries to keep the scoreboard ticking.
Mushfiqur Rahim tried all his main bowlers to get the breakthrough, but it was provided by the part-timer Mahmudullah, who got rid of Watling on his first ball. The wicket-keeper batsman fell just one short of a well-deserved fifty and was out for 49. Mahmudullah also got Southee plumbed in front in the same over, thereby giving a double blow to the Kiwis.
With New Zealand 8 down tens live, Bangladesh were looking good to get a lead of over 100 runs, but they were denied that by Santner (73), who batted brilliantly alongside the tailenders and took his team’s total to 539.
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Bangladesh highlights tens live were once again provided a solid start by their openers with Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes putting on 46 runs in 13 overs. The partnership came to an abrupt end when Kayes injured himself while completing a single and was retired hurt for 24. Unfortunately for Bangladesh, Tamim too got out in the next over, which brought two new batsmen at the crease.
Mahmudullah once again failed to score big as he got out after making only 5, which forced Bangladesh to send Mehedi Hasan out as a night watchman. The move, however, didn’t work for them as he was run-out in the final over by some excellent fielding from Santner.