Bangladesh v New Zealand 2008-09

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Bangladesh v New Zealand 2008-09

Jul 1, 2009: Wisden's review of Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, 2008-09

Utpal Shuvro

Allrounders Inc

Oct 31, 2008: Bowlers who can bat? We've got them, and plenty more, in our look back at the highlights of the on-field action from October

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New Zealand in Bangladesh 2008-09

'One of the great character wins' - Bracewell

Oct 22, 2008: John Bracewell, the New Zealand coach, has hailed the team's three-wicket win over Bangladesh in the first Test in Chittagong as "one of the great character wins"

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Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong, 5th day

Vettori pleased with fightback

Oct 21, 2008: Daniel Vettori, the New Zealand captain, has praised his team for fighting back to win the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong

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Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong, 5th day

Vettori made the difference - Ashraful

Oct 21, 2008: Mohammad Ashraful, the Bangladesh captain, said that his team played "really well" but added that New Zealand's ability to avoid their first-innings mistakes made the difference during their chase of 317

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Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong, 5th day

Vettori's unique feat

Oct 21, 2008: Daniel Vettori became the first player to score at least a half-century and take four wickets in both innings of a Test

Siddhartha Talya

Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong, 5th day

Resolute Vettori breaks Bangladesh

Oct 21, 2008: It was a match that hung in the balance until tea on the final day, but the experience of New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori proved the difference that finally got his team over the line. The visitors completed the three-wicket victory within the first ho

The Bulletin by Peter Burdon

Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong, 4th day

We were more patient - Redmond

Oct 20, 2008: After collapsing for 171 in the first innings, New Zealand reached 145 for 2 in the second and Aaron Redmond said that patience was the differentiating factor between the performances

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Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Redmond fifty sets up interesting finish

Oct 20, 2008: New Zealand made a resolute start in their chase of 317 to win the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong by reaching 84 for the loss of opener Jamie How

The Bulletin by Peter Burdon

Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong, 3rd day

'I think we're in a strong position' - Patel

Oct 19, 2008: New Zealand offspinner Jeetan Patel has said his team still has a chance of winning despite Bangladesh extending their overall lead to 258

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Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong, 3rd day

'It hasn't quite sunk in yet' - Shakib

Oct 19, 2008: Shakib Al Hasan's all-round performance has put Bangladesh on course for their second Test win

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Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong, 3rd day

Shakib helps stretch lead to 258

Oct 19, 2008: Shakib Al Hasan once again stepped up for his team, this time with the bat, as Bangladesh seized the advantage on the third day of the first Test against New Zealand in Chittagong

The Bulletin by Peter Burdon

Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong, 2nd day

Vettori frustrated by team's batting display

Oct 18, 2008: Pleased with his performance with both bat and ball, New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori said he was frustrated with the poor showing from his batsmen in Chittagong

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Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong, 2nd day

Shakib leaves New Zealand in tatters

Oct 18, 2008: Shakib Al Hasan's six-wicket haul helped Bangladesh reach a dominant position at the end of the second day of the first Test in Chittagong

The Bulletin by Peter Burdon

Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong

'We are not safe yet' - Mehrab

Oct 17, 2008: With a team reduced to 44 for 4, anyone might blame the top-order batsmen, but Mehrab Hossain jnr didn't shy from praising his team-mates for sticking to their job

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Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong, 1st day

Mehrab and Mushfiqur revive Bangladesh

Oct 17, 2008: An unbeaten 79 by Mehrab Hossain jnr has seen the spoils shared on the first day of the first Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand in Chittagong

The Bulletin by Peter Burdon

Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong

New Zealand confident despite spinning track

Oct 16, 2008: Cricinfo previews the first Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand in Chittagong

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Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong

Naeem set for Test debut

Oct 16, 2008: Having made his ODI debut in the recently-concluded three-match series against the same opposition, Naeem Islam will become the 51st Test player for Bangladesh

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Tour Results
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Dhaka - Oct 25-29, 2008
Match drawn
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Chittagong - Oct 17-21, 2008
New Zealand won by 3 wickets
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Chittagong - Oct 14, 2008
New Zealand won by 79 runs
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Dhaka - Oct 11, 2008
New Zealand won by 75 runs
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Dhaka - Oct 9, 2008
Bangladesh won by 7 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)
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