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New Zealand vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI at Dunedin, Mar 20 2021, Bangladesh tour of New Zealand

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1st ODI, Dunedin, March 20, 2021, Bangladesh tour of New Zealand
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(21.2/50 ov, T:132) 132/2

New Zealand won by 8 wickets (with 172 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
4/27
trent-boult
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Scores: Binoy George | Comms: Varun Shetty
Scorecard summary
Bangladesh 131/10(41.5 overs)
27 (54)
4/27 (8.5)
New Zealand 132/2(21.2 overs)
1/23 (4)
1/49 (4.2)

4:24pm And that is all from our ball-by-ball coverage. See you at the next game!

Tom Latham: It was a game full of debutants and milestones, nice to get the win today. In ODIs we haven't played in a while, it was about winning the toss and setting the tone. As a bowling unit, it was clinical. When you win it doesn't really matter how you win, for us to chase 132 in 20 overs was awesome. [For Guptill] to break the back of the chase was awesome. Another outstanding crowd here, hopefully we can get the same in Christchurch.

Tamim Iqbal: I thought there were too many soft dismissals. No doubt they bowled really well, but we have ourselves to blame. We take pride in our batting and that was nowhere near enough. We had a couple of days here, I cannot complain about our preparation. It's not new to us, we know what to expect. And we hope we put up a better performance. [Mahedi] especially the first shot was nice, I would have loved for him to continue. He bowled well today, he showed character.

Trent Boult is the Player of the Match.

4:16pm A comfortable outing for the home team. Their start to the chase was as rollicking as Bangladesh's was laboured earlier today. Guptill going berserk for a 19-ball 38, and Nicholls took them through with a typically calm 49. All set up by a brilliant bowling effort that has given Bangladesh a lot to think about in terms of their approach in these conditions.

21.2
4
Hasan Mahmud to Young, FOUR runs

stylish pull to get New Zealand 1-0 up. Short of a length at off and middle, watches that on nicely as he pivots and makes sweet connection on the pull behind square

21.1
4
Hasan Mahmud to Young, FOUR runs

short of a length and just outside off, waits on it and opens the face for the late cut. Third man is very wide and can't stop this to his left, after a good tumbling effort

end of over 215 runs
NZ: 124/2CRR: 5.90 RRR: 0.27
Will Young3 (4b)
Henry Nicholls49 (53b 6x4)
Soumya Sarkar 1-0-5-0
Hasan Mahmud 4-0-41-1
20.6
1
Soumya to Young, 1 run

full and curving away outside off, a sumptuous square drive to find sweeper

20.5
1
Soumya to Nicholls, 1 run

length outside off, punched on the up to sweeper cover

20.4
1
Soumya to Young, 1 run

length and wobbly outside off, looks to drive on the rise and gets a thick edge to third man

20.3
Soumya to Young, no run

length outside off, shuffles and defends

20.2
1
Soumya to Nicholls, 1 run

short of a length outside off, punched to sweeper's left

20.1
1
Soumya to Young, 1 run

short of a length outside off, steered to third man

end of over 205 runs • 1 wicket
NZ: 119/2CRR: 5.95 RRR: 0.43
Henry Nicholls47 (51b 6x4)
Hasan Mahmud 4-0-41-1
Mahedi Hasan 6-0-17-0
19.6
W
Hasan Mahmud to Conway, OUT

chipped to deep square.Looks to walk down at this length ball and loft it over the infield. Is forced to reach out and closes the face as a result. Floats harmlessly out to Mahmudullah and he takes it. Scratchy from Conway today, not one of his better days

Devon Conway c Mahmudullah b Hasan Mahmud 27 (52b 2x4 0x6 61m) SR: 51.92
19.5
Hasan Mahmud to Conway, no run

short of a length at leg stump, pushed into the leg side off the back foot

19.4
4
Hasan Mahmud to Conway, FOUR runs

crunched! Full and wide outside off, reaches out for it and drills it on the up to extra cover's left

19.3
Hasan Mahmud to Conway, no run

short of a length across the corridor, hangs the bat out and is beaten again

19.2
Hasan Mahmud to Conway, no run

length and across the corridor, has a poke and is beaten

19.1
1
Hasan Mahmud to Nicholls, 1 run

length on off stump, soft-handed push to mid-off to steal a run

end of over 191 run
NZ: 114/1CRR: 6.00 RRR: 0.58
Devon Conway23 (47b 1x4)
Henry Nicholls46 (50b 6x4)
Mahedi Hasan 6-0-17-0
Hasan Mahmud 3-0-36-0
18.6
Mahedi Hasan to Conway, no run

length outside off, inside edge onto pad as he looks to block on the front foot

18.5
Mahedi Hasan to Conway, no run

length and sliding in at off stump, defended into the covers off the back foot

18.4
Mahedi Hasan to Conway, no run

short of a length just outside off, tapped towards point off the back foot

18.3
Mahedi Hasan to Conway, no run

full on off stump, tapped back to the bowler

18.2
Mahedi Hasan to Conway, no run

full on off stump, blocked on the front foot

18.1
1
Mahedi Hasan to Nicholls, 1 run

length and into leg stump, clipped to backward square's right off the back foot

Best performances - batters
Spike Graph
Wagon Zone
HM Nicholls
49 runs (53)
6 fours0 six
Productive shot
cut shot
9 runs
1 four0 six
Control
79%
MJ Guptill
38 runs (19)
3 fours4 sixes
Productive shot
cut shot
6 runs
0 four1 six
Control
79%
Best performances - bowlers
TA Boult
O
8.5
M
0
R
27
W
4
ECO
3.05
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
2W
1W
MJ Santner
O
8
M
0
R
23
W
2
ECO
2.87
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
2W
LEGOFF
LHB
Match details
University Oval, Dunedin
TossNew Zealand, elected to field first
Series
Season2020/21
Player Of The Match
Series resultNew Zealand led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 4279
Hours of play (local time)11.00 start, First Session 11.00-14.30 Interval 14.30-15.15, Second Session 15.15-18.45
Match days20 March 2021 - day (50-over match)
ODI debut
Umpires
TV Umpire
Reserve Umpire
Match Referee
PointsNew Zealand 10, Bangladesh 0
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NZ241651750.914
ENG241581550.976
BAN241581550.221
IND211361390.782
PAK211381300.108
AUS181261200.785
AFG151131150.573
SA2191098-0.077
WI2491588-0.738
SL2471481-0.369
IRE2461573-0.358
ZIM2461765-0.952
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