result
3rd T20I, Mount Maunganui, Jan 8 2017, Bangladesh tour of New Zealand
(20 ov, target 195)167/6
New Zealand won by 27 runs
Player Of The Match
94* (41)
corey-anderson
end of over 207 runs • 1 wicket
BAN: 167/6CRR: 8.35 
Nurul Hasan7 (5)
Rubel Hossain1 (1)
Trent Boult 4-0-48-2
Mitchell Santner 4-0-37-1

That's it from us for this match. We hope you enjoyed our coverage of the T20 series. Hope to catch you during the Tests. Four days before the first Test begins, which means Bangladesh have only very limited time to find the answers they seek. Hopefully, we will get to see much a tighter contest. Until then, it's goodbye. Thank you for joining us.

Kane Williamson - Feels good, nice to get the series win. It was good of the boys to show improvement. Compared to the previous game, today we had to work really hard. Corey's knock was outstanding. It wasn't always easy, he had to adjust to the wind. It was nice to be at the other end watching him do it. It was nice to play the anchor's role. Frustrating sometimes, but it's about doing what the team needs. We have had a few injuries and the teams have changed coming into different surfaces. I suppose making a match-winning contribution in both games is not easy but he did well. We are looking forward to the Test series and we expect Bangladesh to come hard at us.

Mashrafe Mortaza - I have to scan first and then see what happens. Obviously, it was difficult. The way they batted was really good. We still put some pressure on them, but they put it away. The Tests are going to be tough; we need to be strong mentally.

Anderson - I think we probably needed a few more runs to make the total a defendable one, and the position we had got into was certainly a good one.

Corey Anderson gets the Man-of-the-Match award for his 94.

6.15pm So 3-0 in the ODIs and it is the same plight for Bangladesh in the T20s too. Blanked in both the short formats and throughly outplayed in every department. Two left-handers have razed them in the last two matches - Munro in the previous game and Corey Anderson this time around. Bangladesh put up a much-better batting performance this time, but 194 proved just too much in the end. They needed more from their bowlers and fielding lapses certainly did not help matters. Bangladesh have several reasons to worry and have a lot of brushing up to do if they want to avoid the same fate in the Tests. For New Zealand, on the other hand, this will be a victory to savour after being wiped out in the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy in Australia. We will bring the presentation to you shortly.

Shlok: "Bangladesh has many good stroke-makers like Soumya Sarkar, but no big hitters like Maxwell and Anderson. Hurts them in T20, but they should be a pretty good ODI side."

19.6
1
Boult to Nurul, 1 run

fuller ball, clipped off the toes to deep fine leg

19.5
4
Boult to Nurul, FOUR runs

sees some width on offer outside off and waits inside the crease before opening the bat face. Picks the gap between backward point and short third man

19.4
1
Boult to Rubel, 1 run

full ball, angling in, drilled out to covers and Williamson has all the time to gather the ball and effect a run out as they take off for a single that was never there. Williamson fires at the striker's end but misses

19.3
W
Boult to Shakib, OUT

swipes hard and tries to force this fullish length ball to the leg side. Boult gets a bit of bounce and Shakib sends it sreaight down the throat of Corey Anderson at long-on who takes it reverse-cupped

Shakib Al Hasan c Anderson b Boult 41 (43m 34b 4x4 0x6) SR: 120.58
19.2
1
Boult to Nurul, 1 run

short of a length ball, angling, nudged away to midwicket

19.1
Boult to Nurul, no run

gets down to ramp but cannot make contact and the keeper tidies up

Boult to bowl the final over, has 34 to defend

end of over 1914 runs • 1 wicket
BAN: 160/5CRR: 8.42 RRR: 35.00
Shakib Al Hasan41 (33)
Nurul Hasan1 (1)
Mitchell Santner 4-0-37-1
Ben Wheeler 4-0-29-0
18.6
4
Santner to Shakib, FOUR runs

gets low and sweeps behind square as the ball beats the fielder in the deep

18.5
1
Santner to Nurul, 1 run

dropped Comes down the track and looks to swipe across the line as he wants to slog over the leg side. But Santner gets some turn and Nurul gets a leading edge. Williamson runs to his left from extra cover but cannot hold on to it. Apologises to Santner

18.4
1
Santner to Shakib, 1 run

advances down the track to this full toss and pushes it to long-on

18.3
4
Santner to Shakib, FOUR runs

short ball on the stumps, Shakib swivels around and pulls it to deep midwicket

18.2
W
Santner to Mosaddek, OUT

Mosaddek expects this ball to slide in with the arm and looks to loft it over the leg side. But it is bowled straight and turns further away for him which means he has to really reach out for it. Skews it off the toe end to deep midwicket where the fielder takes it easily

Mosaddek Hossain c de Grandhomme b Santner 12 (13m 7b 2x4 0x6) SR: 171.42
18.1
4
Santner to Mosaddek, FOUR runs

pitched up outside off, up and over the off side as the ball is carved over extra cover and beats the fielders running back into the boundary

49 off the last two needed.

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