The home team New Zealand bowled out the visitor team Bangladesh at 131 in 41.5 overs. Mahmudullah was the top runs scorer from the Bangladesh team with 27 runs. Mushfiqur Rahim † contributed 23 runs, Liton Das added 19 runs to his team’s scorecard. Trent Boult dismissed four Bangladeshi batsmen, James Neesham and Mitchell Santner took two wickets each, Matt Henry took one wicket.
In reply, the home team New Zealand achieved the target in 21.2 with the loss of just two wickets. The opener of the New Zealand team Martin Guptill smashed 38 runs off 19 balls. Devon Conway scored 27 runs off 52 balls. Henry Nicholls 49 not out with Will Young 11 not out. Hasan Mahmud and Taskin Ahmed both took one wicket each.
NZ vs BAN Highlights today Saturday, 3-20-2021 – 1st ODI, Bangladesh tour of New Zealand from University Oval, Dunedin.
Tom Latham won the toss and chose to bowl first.
A debut for Mahedi Hasan then, the top-order batsman in domestic cricket who bowls off-spin. Taskin and Mustafizur will lead a fast bowling line-up that Tamim Iqbal – birthday boy and captain – suggested is Bangladesh’s best one ever in New Zealand.
New Zealand team: 1 Martin Guptill, 2 Henry Nicholls, 3 Devon Conway, 4 Tom Latham (capt & wk), 5 Will Young, 6 James Neesham, 7 Daryl Mitchell, 8 Mitchell Santner, 9 Matt Henry, 10 Kyle Jamieson, 11 Trent Boult.
Bangladesh team: 1 Tamim Iqbal (capt), 2 Liton Das, 3 Soumya Sarkar, 4 Mohammad Mithun, 5 Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), 6 Mahmudullah, 7 Mehidy Hasan Miraz, 8 Mahedi Hasan, 9 Hasan Mahmud, 10 Mustafizur Rahman, 11 Taskin Ahmed.
Match Timings: 22:00 GMT (prev day) | 11:00 Local
Umpires – Chris Gaffaney, Wayne Knights
TV Umpires – Chris Brown
Match Referee – Jeff Crowe
Reserve Umpire – Shaun Haig
Match number – ODI no. 4279