Bangladesh opts to bat in 2nd ODI against New Zealand
DHAKA, Oct. 31 (nsnewswire) — Bangladesh opted to bat first in Thursday’s second day-night one-dayer against New Zealand at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.
Bangladeshi capital Mushfiqur Rahimand wicket-keeper won the toss and decided to bat first.
Bangladesh expects to seal the series as they beat the visitors (Black Caps) by 43 runs (D/L method) in the first ODI held in the same venue on Tuesday.
The hosts (Tigers) managed to score 126 runs for the loss of two wickets in 30 overs when this report was filed.
The final match of the ODI series will be held at Fatullah Stadium in Dhaka’s Narayanganj on Nov. 3. New Zealand will finish their tour after playing a T20 match against Bangladesh at Mirpur on Nov. 6.
Earlier, the two-match Test series between the Tigers and Black caps were drawn by 0-0.
The second and final Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand ended in a draw on Friday as play was abandoned on Day 5 due to persistent rain.
The New Zealand team arrived in Dhaka on Oct. 2 to play two tests, three One Day Internationals and a T20 match.