New Zealand vs Bangladesh (2019) First Test Match
New Zealand vs Bangladesh (2019) First Test Match started on February 28, 2019, 11:00 A.M. local.
Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton.
Umpires: Paul Reiffel & Nigel Llong.
Third Umpire: Ruchira Palliyaguruge.
Match Referee: David Boon.
New Zealand Squad for this New Zealand vs Bangladesh (2019) First Test Match are Tom Latham, Jeet Raval, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Todd Astle, Neil Wagner, Tim Southee, and Trent Boult.
Players on Bench were Will Young and Matt Henry.
Bangladesh Playing XI are Tamim Iqbal, Shadman Islam, Mominul Haque, Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah (c), Liton Das (wk), Mehidy Hasan, Abu Jayed, Khaled Ahmed, and Ebadat Hossain.
Substitutes are Mustafizur Rahman, Nayeem Hasan, and Taijul Islam.
New Zealand won the toss and opted to bowl.
Bangladesh started the first innings of the New Zealand vs Bangladesh (2019) First Test Match in their tour to New Zealand. Opening batsman Tamim Iqbal (126 runs 128 balls with 21 4s and a six) played responsibly and scored a ton and played until 43.2 overs when the total score was 180 runs lost his wicket to Colin de Grandhomme caught by Williamson. Liton Das (29 runs in 58 balls), Shadman Islam (24 runs in 32 balls), & Mahmudullah (22 runs in 43 balls) were other main contributors for Bangladesh in their first innings against New Zealand. Bangladesh scored 234 runs in 59.2 overs losing 10 wickets in this New Zealand vs Bangladesh (2019) First Test Match.
For New Zealand, Neil Wagner lead the bowlers and picked 5 wickets. Tim Southee picked 3 wickets. Trent Boult & Colin de Grandhomme picked a wicket each.
In the latter part of the first day of this New Zealand vs Bangladesh (2019) First Test Match, New Zealand started their first innings and New Zealand batsmen displayed a spectacular performance with two 100s, one 200, and two 50s. Jeet Raval (132 runs in 220 balls with 19 4s and a six) & Tom Latham (161 runs in 248 balls with 17 4s and three 6s) opened the innings for New Zealand and scored an amazing first-wicket partnership score of 254 runs. In 69.5 overs, Jeet Raval lost his wicket to Mahmudullah caught by Khaled Ahmed. Kane Williamson (200 runs in 257 balls with 19 4s, not out) joined Latham for second wicket and jointly added 79 runs to the total. Henry Nicholls (53 runs in 81 balls with seven 4s) joined Williamson for fourth wicket and together scored 100 runs. Neil Wagner (47 runs in 35 balls with six 4s and three 6s), BJ Watling (31 runs in 67 balls), & Colin de Grandhomme (76 runs in 53 balls with four 4s and five 6s, not out) contributed to New Zealand’s total of 715 runs in 163 overs losing 6 wickets and declared the innings. Except, Ross Taylor all other players squashed Bangladesh bowlers in the first innings of this New Zealand vs Bangladesh (2019) First Test Match.
For Bangladesh, bowlers suffered a lot against the brilliant performance from opponents. Soumya Sarkar & Mehidy Hasan picked 2 wickets each and Ebadat Hossain & Mahmudullah picked a wicket each against New Zealand.
Bangladesh started their second innings on the third day. Tamim Iqbal again made a remarkable contribution to the team as opening batsman and scored 74 runs in 86 balls with 12 4s and a one 6. Soumya Sarkar (149 runs in 171 balls with 21 4s and five 6s) & Mahmudullah (146 runs in 229 balls with 21 4s and three 6s) both scored ton in this second innings of New Zealand vs Bangladesh (2019) First Test Match. Shadman Islam’s 37 runs in 71 balls contributed to the second innings score of 429 runs losing 10 wickets in 103 overs. Rest of the Bangladeshi’s scored in single digits with two duck outs in this New Zealand vs Bangladesh (2019) First Test Match.
Trent Boult lead the bowlers in the second innings of this New Zealand vs Bangladesh (2019) First Test Match and picked 5 wickets. Tim Southee 3 wickets & Neil Wagner 2 wickets were other wicket-takers for New Zealand against Bangladesh.
NZ 715/6 decl
BAN 234, 429-all out (103.0 Ovs)
New Zealand won this New Zealand vs Bangladesh (2019) First Test Match by an innings and 52 runs and Man of the Match awarded to Kane Williamson for his score of 200 not out.