Second Bangladesh-New Zealand cricket Test also drawn as play abandoned

DHAKA, Oct. 25 (nsnewswire) — The second and final Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand ended in a draw on Friday on Day 5 as peristent rain since morning washed out the fifth and final day’s play without a single ball being bowled, t.

The twomatch Test series, however, ended 0-0 after the first Test at Chittagong also ended in a draw.

For his brilliant performance, Bangladesh’s Youngster Mominul Haque is adjudged Man of the Match as well as the Series.

Haque scored his back to back Test century, as he combined with Tamim Iqbal to put Bangladesh back on top after the 4th day of the second Test against New Zealand Thursday.

Mominul, who hammered a 181-run inning in the first innings of the first Test against the visitors, was batting on 126 runs with Shakib Al Hasan accompanying him at the crease on 32 runs at the end of the 4th day’s play.

The hosts (Tigers) were 269 runs for three wickets with a 114-runs lead in their second innings at the end of the fourth day.

Young all-rounder Corey Anderson hit a patient maiden Test century in demanding conditions to steer New Zealand towards a good position on the third day.

The visitors (Black Caps) scored 437 runs for the loss of all wickets, leading Bangladesh by 155 in their 1st innings.

Tigers’ first innings ended on 282 runs as they quick lost their remaining five wickets in the morning session of the second’s play Tuesday.

The first of the two-Test series between Bangladesh and New Zealand ended in a draw at the Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in southeastern Chittagong seaport city on 13.

The New Zealand team arrived in Dhaka on Oct. 2 to play two tests, three One Day Internationals and a T20 match.  Enditem