New Zealand recover from defeat in first Test against Bangladesh New Zealand scored a massive 521 for six in the first innings. In reply, Bangladesh turned brown. All out for 126 runs. Only two people crossed the line. Yasir Ali and Nurul Hasan.
Yasir Ali scored 55 while Hasan scored 44. Three batters could not even open an account. At one point, Bangladesh were at a miserable six of 87. The team lost three wickets for just 11 runs.
Trent Boult (5) and Tim Southee (3) were the main contributors to Bangladesh’s victory. Kyle Jamieerson took two wickets. Bangladesh are still 395 runs behind. On the second day, Bangladesh ended the innings at 10 for 126. On the third day, Bangladesh will have to follow on. If no miracles happen, Bangladesh will lose the Test.
Opener Tom Latham scored a double to give New Zealand the lead. Latham scored 252 runs. Latham’s innings consisted of 34 fours and two sixes off 373 balls. Devon Conway was the mainstay of the team, scoring 109 runs. Tom Blundell (57 off 60 balls) smashed a tail-end to give New Zealand a huge lead.
In the first match, Bangladesh defeated world Test champions New Zealand at home. In New Zealand, for the first time in history, Bangladesh won a Test. It is also the first time Bangladesh have won a Test against New Zealand. Bangladesh won by eight wickets. With this, Bangladesh took the lead in the two-match series.