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Match Day

1341dThe Report by Mohammad Isam

Guptill and lower order clinch thriller

New Zealand beat Bangladesh by three wickets and ended as Pool A leaders, but their bowlers were fully challenged for the first time in this World Cup

1340dAndrew McGlashan

Black Caps gaining the All Blacks experience

Shared knowledge between Mike Hesson and his All Blacks counterpart, Steve Hansen, will play a role in New Zealand's campaign in the knockout stages of the World Cup

1341dAndy Zaltzman

Four years on, fire in their belly

This Bangladesh isn't the side that collapses in a heap at the first signs of pressure. This Bangladesh is the side that can challenge till the end, if not yet beat, the very best

1341dAndrew McGlashan and Devashish Fuloria

Superman, then Clark Kent

Plays of the Day from the Group A match between New Zealand and Bangladesh in Hamilton

1341dDevashish Fuloria in Hamilton

Defeat no dampener for fearless Bangladesh

Mahmudullah's second century on the trot and the intensity of their bowling and fielding performance against New Zealand will give Bangladesh plenty of confidence to carry into the quarter-finals

1343dAndrew McGlashan in Hamilton

NZ target emphatic finish to dream first phase

A sickness bug in the camp and the odd niggle is about as troublesome as the World Cup campaign has been for New Zealand so far. Their final match against Bangladesh is about putting a convincing full stop on the long group stage of the tournament

1342dShiva Jayaraman

Bangladesh 7, New Zealand 3

Though Bangladesh have a favourable recent record against New Zealand, they are still to win an ODI against them outside Bangladesh

Struggling against B'desh

19.47

Brendon McCullum's batting averages in ODIs v Bangladesh. In 18 innings he has only two fifties

Williamson's rare failure

24

The number of innings since Williamson was last dismissed for a single-digit score in ODIs, v Wi in December 2013

Hamilton chases

2-3

Record for teams chasing targets of 275 or more in ODIs in Hamilton. New Zealand have a 2-1 record here in such chases

Consecutive centuries

2

Number of Bangladesh batsmen who've scored hundreds in successive ODIs - Shahriar Nafees (v Zim, 2006), and Mahmudullah

Mahmudullah's hot streak

3

Successive 50-plus scores for Mahmudullah. Before this game, he scored 62 v Scotland and 103 v England

A sudden spurt

62

Runs scored by Bangladesh in seven overs between the 8th and the 14th. In the first seven overs they scored 8

Where are the runs?

4

Bangladesh's score after 5 overs, the 2nd-lowest in an ODI v New Zealand since 2002. Lowest - 3/0 by WI in Auckland in 2006

Good in New Zealand

39

Tamim Iqbal's batting average in ODIs in New Zealand, with three fifties in eight innings

Lethal at the start

10

Wickets for NZ's bowlers in the first 10 overs in the World Cup, at an average of 21.20. Southee has 5, and Boult 4

Time for openers to step up

13.75

Bangladesh's average opening stand in this tournament - partnerships of 47, 0, 5, 3