Taijul Islam’s scintillating six-for has helped Bangladesh defeat New Zealand by 150 runs within the first Take a look at of the two-match collection in Sylhet on December 2 (Saturday). The victory in Sylhet is a historic one for the Bangla Tigers as it’s the first time they’ve defeated the Kiwis in a Take a look at match at house.
The guests did not provide you with solutions in opposition to the wizardry of Taijul because the gradual left-arm orthodox bowlers spun an online round them to say match figures of 10/184. He bagged 4/109 within the first innings and completed with 6/75 within the second innings.
Needing three wickets to attract first blood within the collection on day 5, Bangladesh wrapped the sport in a jiffy as off-spinner Nayeem Hasan dismissed Daryl Mitchell (58) to place an finish to New Zealand’s hopes of constructing any miraculous comeback.
Taijul picked up the final two wickets within the type of Tim Southee (34) and Ish Sodhi (22) to stamp Bangladesh’s authority on the sport. The Blackcaps had been chasing a frightening complete of 332 runs and did not actually stand an opportunity after they had been decreased to 113/7 at stumps on day 4.
After tasting victory on Take a look at captaincy debut, Bangladesh skipper Najmul Hossain Shanto lauded the efforts of Taijul, Nayeem, Shoriful Islam and Mehidy Hasan Miraz. He additionally urged the batters to take extra accountability within the second Take a look at.
“Credit score goes to all of the gamers, particularly Taijul, Nayeem, Shoriful and Mehidy. Everybody loved this match, we weren’t interested by the consequence. As children, this was a possibility to do properly for our workforce and win it. We may’ve scored 50-odd runs extra within the first innings however the bowlers did an important job.
“Batsmen might want to take extra accountability within the subsequent sport, that’ll assist. Because of God for giving me the chance to captain right here. Half job achieved, everybody wanting ahead to the subsequent Take a look at,” Shanto mentioned throughout the post-match presentation ceremony.
Bangladesh’s enjoying XI:
Mahmudul Hasan Pleasure, Zakir Hasan, Najmul Hossain Shanto (c), Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shahadat Hossain, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nayeem Hasan, Taijul Islam, Shoriful Islam
New Zealand’s enjoying XI:
Devon Conway, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Blundell (wk), Glenn Phillips, Kyle Jamieson, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee (c), Ajaz Patel
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