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Bangladesh created history in the first Test against New Zealand at Mount Maunganui. He defeated the Kiwi team by 8 wickets to register the first Test victory in 21 years against New Zealand. This is Bangladesh’s first win against New Zealand in all three formats.
Earlier, Bangladesh team had played 9 Tests, 16 ODIs and 7 T20 Internationals on New Zealand soil, but they had to face defeat in all these matches.
Bangladesh has become the first Asian team since 7 January 2011 to beat New Zealand on its soil. Earlier, Pakistan had defeated New Zealand at their home.
The Kiwi team has lost a Test match on their own soil after almost five years. New Zealand were defeated by South Africa on their soil before Bangladesh. This test match was played in March 2017. The African team won this match by 8 wickets.
New Zealand were bundled out for 169 in the second innings
On the fifth day, New Zealand’s second innings ended on just 169 runs. Most wickets for Bangladesh came in the account of Ibadat Hossain. He took 6 wickets. At the same time, 3 wickets came in the account of Taskin Ahmed. Mehdi Hassan gets a wicket.
Bangladesh played the first test match against New Zealand in 2001.
Bangladesh had got a target of 40 runs to win, which they achieved by losing 2 wickets. New Zealand’s team batted first in the match and they scored 328 runs. In response, Bangladesh made a mountain-like score of 458 runs.
With this, they got a lead of 130 runs. Bangladesh played its first test match against New Zealand in 2001. After this 16 test matches were played between the two countries. Bangladesh lost 12 matches and 3 matches were drawn.