Close of Play

  • Fri, 20 Jan - day 1 - Bangladesh 1st innings 289
  • Sat, 21 Jan - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 260/7 (HM Nicholls 56*, TG Southee 4*, 71 ov)
  • Sun, 22 Jan - day 3 - no play
  • Mon, 23 Jan - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 111/1 (18.4 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • 'This is not a historic game' - Mushfiqur Rahim

    Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim has brushed aside suggestions that the one-off Test has historic relevance, saying that their focus is on putting up a strong performance against a good team in

  • New Zealand grow, Bangladesh regress

    As the Christchurch Test hurtled to an early finish, it was hard not to see the paths the two teams have been on since the tour began four weeks ago

  • Bangladesh caught in a catching quandary

    Several chances have been spilled in the field by Bangladesh on the New Zealand tour, especially in the slip cordon, compounding their batting and bowling woes

  • Southee clinches second Man-of-the-Match award in three Tests

    New Zealand's pace duo of Trent Boult and Tim Southee shone in Christchurch - and that reflects in the stats highlights from the final day of Bangladesh's tour of New Zealand

  • Explainer: Neil Wagner's run-out

    In their first innings, New Zealand lost their tenth wicket in unusual circumstances, when the third umpire ruled Neil Wagner run out despite his having grounded his bat before wicketkeeper Nurul

Southee-Bolt show

2013

Last time NZ's opening bowlers picked up 15 or more wickets in a Test, before this - against WI in Wellington. Southee and Bolt did the damage on that occasion too.

Southee's 200

5

No. of NZ bowlers to pick up 200 or more Test wickets, including Southee. He is the 2nd fastest for NZ to do it in 56 Tests after Hadlee who got there in 44 Tests.

Shakib strikes

3

Wickets by Shakib in 2 overs (67th & 69th). He had bowled only 4 overs out of his team's first 66 overs before this spell. This is also his first 3-wkt haul in NZ.

second of the series

2

No. of fifties for Henry Nicholls in this series, including this inns. Prior to this series, he had made only 2 fifties in 9 Tests and 14 inns.

Taylor's milestone

3

No. of NZ batsmen to score 6000 or more runs in Tests, including Ross Taylor who got there in this match. Fleming (7172) and McCullum (6453) are the others.

Latham in top form

6

No. of 50+ scores for Latham in the last 7 Tests, including this. No other New Zealand batsman has made more than 4 such scores in these matches.

Southee's second

2

No. of five-wkt hauls in last 3 home Tests for Southee. Prior to this, he did not take any five-for in 24 home Tests after grabbing one on his debut.

In-form Nurul

133

Nurul Hasan's average in his last seven first-class innings, before making his Test debut today. His scores in those 7 inns - 182*, 76, 18, 79*, 52, 22, 103*.

Shakib continues

6

No. of scores of 50 or more for Shakib against New Zealand - the most for him against any team. He averages 68.63 in 14 inns vs NZ.

Sarkar's first

37

Previous highest score for Soumya Sarkar in Tests, in 5 inns before this. He made his maiden fifty in this match. Also, he opened for the first time in Tests