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New Zealand are at a strong position in the first test against Bangladesh
source Bangladesh team comes to New Zealand to play test matches and in the first match, the match is going to New Zealand side after the end of the second day. On the first day, New Zealand took the wicket and proper interval and Don't give a single chance to Bangladesh team batsman to make a big partnership. The match between New Zealand and Bangladesh is played at Hamilton which is home ground for New Zealand. Bangladesh player Tamim Iqbal and shaman Islam did not give a good start and Islam was clean bowled in the over of Trent bolt. He was out for scoring just 24 runs. Followed by, Mominul, Mitchum and somya sarkar where out for 12,8 and 1 respectively and so under 100 runs they lost their 4 wickets and now the pressure was on Tamim Iqbal and mahmudullah and they played 50 runs partnership and take a score near 180. Skipper was out on 22. Lipton das little help takes a score to cross 200 runs. highest run-getter for Bangladesh was Tamim Iqbal of scoring 126 runs which takes the score to 234. It was having a huge advantage to New Zealand to make a healthy lead. so on the first day, New Zealand openers did not lose any wicket and on the second day, they played accurate cricket. Jeet Raval and Tom Latham both hit a century and had a 250 runs partnership for the first wicket and then Tom Latham and Jeet Raval was out at scoring of 161 and 132 at bowling of somya sarkar and Rahmatullah. Only Ross Taylor who not cross 50 runs mark for New Zealand and get out at the scoring of just 1 run. Kane Williamson and Henry Nicholas both have a 100 runs partnership which helps to have 451 runs at the end of day-2. source The advantage New Zealand team got is that they have a 200 plus lead till day 2 and still 6 wickets in hand and so they have a target to give 350 plus lead so they can easily win the first match. Now the pressure of Bangladesh bowlers increases as their strike bowler can't able to take wickets and part-time bowler somya sarkar and mahmudullah help them to take wickets. This is the huge thing New Zealand took benefits and had a good lead at the end of day 2. New Zealand bowler Wagner who took 5 wickets which help New Zealand to restrict Bangladesh under 250 runs. Apart from this time Southee also took 3 wickets. Now again they have to do the same task in the second innings of Bangladesh to win the match as early as possible. By the way, New Zealand is at strong position till now and their fans are happy to see a good total at the board. If you have to say something about this post, please write in the comment box. Please support me to keep having more of my good works and you can follow me, so that see my future posts and you're always welcome to my blog. Quote of the day- "Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough". Author- Og Mandino With Regards @muchukunda NOTE: Please click the link below for witness vote to @stimp1024 @sahkan @scorum-fans @waveyourflags @scorum-italia and @truevote to make the platform good and strong. CLICK HERE