New Zealand vs Bangladesh, 2nd T20I: kiwifruit win series after taking 2-0 lead

Skipper Tim Southee, Hamish Bennett and Adam Milne all picked two wickets to restrict Bangladesh to 142/7 in each case in 16 overs. With this win, die Kiwi fruit took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the T20I series. Glenn Phillips had played one unbeaten beat of 58 as New Zealand scored 173/5 in 17.5 overs.

Rain played spoilsport in the first innings and according to the DLS method, Bangladesh was given a destination of 170 in 16 overs. In the hunt for 170, Bangladesh had none good start but Soumya Sarkar took on die New Zealand bowler.

The leftThe batsman with one hand steered die Visitors on their own over die 50-run mark before completion of powerplay. While opener Liton That was cheap (6), Mohammad Naim played a lazy persecution of 170 runs. Soumya, however, continued his attack and sacked Bangladesh on 85/1 in die nine overs.

Bangladesh took 85 runs in the last seven overs and soumya, who shattered his half- -century in just 25 balls, was caught by Lang- caught while trying to clear the rope. Soumya wicket triggered a collapse when Bangladesh lost Naim and skipper Mahmudullah in Quick success.

By doing last Four overs, Bangladesh took 60 runs but die Visitors continued to lose wickets at the regular Intervals and fell 28 runs short of the goal.

Before, after being asked to bat first, Kiwi openers Fin Allen and Martin Guptill put on 36 runs in of the first four overs, but Bangladesh made a strong comeback as a visitor reduced New Zealand until 55/3 in the seventh over.

Allen (17), Guptill (21) and Devon Conway (15) left in Quick success for die Host. Will Young and Phillips then came together at the crease and the duo sat on 39 runs for die fourth wicket, but soon When die Time had come to accelerate die host faced another roadblock when Mahedi fired Hasan Young, 14, and reduced New Zealand to 94/4 in the 12th .. over.

With New Zealand score at 102/4 in the 13th. over, Rain played spoilsport and die match had to be stopped. The break, however, was not for long and die game resumed soon after this. Phillips and Daryl Mitchell got angry in the final Overs and the duo accumulated runs swiftly pace.

However, rain once again stopped play in the 18th. over with the New Zealand score 173/5 be. The hosts couldn’t bat for their full Quota of 20 overs and as a result, according to the DLS method, Bangladesh received a target of 170 of 16 overs.

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