New Zealand beat Bangladesh

New Zealand secured their second World Cup 2019 win in a row with an exhilarating two-wicket win over a spirited Bangladesh in a nailbiter at The Oval on Wednesday.

Throughout a shaky begin as they chased 245 to win, the Black Caps skipper Kane Williamson ought to have been run out for eight, however Bangladesh wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim broke the stumps earlier than gathering the ball.

Williamson (40) and Ross Taylor took benefit to information their aspect to 160 for two, solely to slide to 191-5 after Taylor’s dismissal on 82.

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Bangladesh have been buzzing in entrance of their fervent followers and struck twice in fast succession to take away Jimmy Neesham and Colin de Grandhomme and go away New Zealand at 218-7, needing 27 runs off 39 balls.

Matt Henry was cleaned up by Mohammad Saifuddin with seven required however Lockie Ferguson edged one for 4 and Mitchell Santner (17 not out) smashed a boundary to information his aspect to victory with 17 balls to spare.

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Earlier, the Black Caps’ excellent bowling assault, led by Henry (4-47), took wickets at common intervals to dismiss Bangladesh for 244 in 49.2 overs regardless of Shakib Al Hasan hitting 64 and a number of other different batsmen making begins.

This win over Bangladesh has taken New Zealand to the high of the points-table as they’ve gained each their matches.

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They may now tackle Afghanistan at Taunton on Saturday, when Bangladesh face England at Cardiff.