NZ vs BAN: It’s easy to see that thing could be better for Bangladesh Cricket Team on their tour down south. Bangladesh, who are in New Zealand, have lost all the matches they have played on their tour so far. The Asians were first beaten comprehensively in the ODI series by 3-0 and now they have lost the Test Match series as well, by losing the first matches. The third and last Test Match will start tomorrow in Christchurch.
Bangladesh came to New Zealand in search of their first ever win in the country and they did come close once. However, over the entirety of the series, they have been shown how strong New Zealand are on their home turf. If the humiliation of the ODI series was not enough, the visitors have been exposed even more in the Test matches. It is often said that the real strength or weakness of a team is highlighted in the longest format of cricket, which is Test Cricket. It certainly has been the case in Bangladesh’s tour of New Zealand as they have looked toothless in the Test matches.
New Zealand vs Bangladesh Playing Teams
Bangladesh – Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah (c), Mominul Haque, Mohammad Mithun, Soumya Sarkar, Taijul Islam, Abu Jayed, Liton Das (wk), Mustafizur Rahman, Shadman Islam, Mehidy Hasan.
New Zealand – Ross Taylor (c), Tim Southee, BJ Watling (wk), Neil Wagner, Will Young, Colin de Grandhomme, Trent Boult, Tom Latham, Matt Henry, Jeet Raval, Todd Astle