Published : Friday, 20 January, 2017 at 11:55 AM, Read : 547 times.
jamuna sports desk: Bangladesh scored 281 runs by losing nine wickets after 79 overs in the first innings of 2nd test against New Zealand at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch.
Debutant wicket-keeper batsman Rubel Hossain was in crease with 8- runs where Kamrul Islam Rabbi was unbeaten on 2.
Earlier, a third-wicket stand of 127 at nearly five an over between Soumya Sarkar and Shakib Al Hasan drove Bangladesh to a strong 165 for 2 before New Zealand's quicks hit back in the second session. Trent Boult and Tim Southee were all over Bangladesh, as they lost three wickets for the addition of only 14 runs.
After Soumya and Shakib, Nurul Hasan and Nazmul Hossain Shanto, both making their Test debuts, steered them to tea with an unbroken sixth-wicket stand of 46.