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ICC Champions Trophy 2017 | NZ vs BAN, Live Cricket Score: Williamson, Taylor's half ton power NZ to 265

The bottom two teams of group B, New Zealand and Bangladesh in their last group match of Champions Trophy 2017 will lock horns in Cardiff on Friday.


  |  Updated On : June 09, 2017 08:09 PM
ICC Champions Trophy  | Kane Williamson - File Photo

ICC Champions Trophy | Kane Williamson - File Photo

New Delhi :  

New Zealand and Bangladesh are clashing in their last group match of Champions Trophy 2017 in Cardiff. New Zealand surprisingly is at the bottom of the points table in Group B while Bangladesh is at number three. Both teams will fight each other and would like to win the match to keep their hopes of semis alive.

The Black Caps began well with openers Guptill and Ronchi giving them a breezy start. However .The experienced duo of Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor then stitched a formidable partnership to help the Kiwis gain momentum in the middle overs. Bangladesh seamer Mossedek Hussain then dented the Kiwis by scalping three quick wickets. Neil Broom scored a quick fire cameo to restore the innings but it wasn't good enough for the Kiwis to post a challenging total. Bangladesh have done well to restrict New Zealand to 265. Bangladesh would fancy their chances to chase down this total with a decent batting lineup.Meanwhile, the NZ seam attack would look to make early inroads into the Bangladesh top order to make the match interesting.

ICC Champions Trophy: Live Scorecard - Bangladesh vs New Zealand 

Here are the live match updates

#Players are off the field for a break

#Taskin Ahmed picked up 2 wickets

#Mossedek Hussain was the pick of the Bangladesh bowlers picking up three wickets

#Bangladesh have done well to restrict NZ to 265

#Taylor and Williamson's half centuries help New Zealand post 265 on the board 

#Black Caps bring up 200 in the 39th over

#Taylor falls after well made half century 

#NZ are 139 for 2 in 26 overs

#Ross Taylor and Williamson going strong for the Kiwis

#NZ post 50 on the board

#NZ are 20 for no loss in 4 overs

#Guptill has scored a flurry of boundaries against Mortaza

#Guptill has been aggressive against the Bangladesh seamers

#Guptill and Ronchi get New Zealand off to a breezy start

#Mortaza will open the attack for Bangladesh

#Guptill and Ronchi come out to bat for the Kiwis

#The players walk out for the anthems. New Zealand's God Defend New Zealand follows Rabindranath Tagore's Amar Sonar Bangla.

#Bangladesh (Playing XI): Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman

#New Zealand (Playing XI): Martin Guptill, Luke Ronchi(w), Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Neil Broom, James Neesham, Corey Anderson, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Trent Boul

#New Zealand win toss, opts to bat

#Toss delayed due to wet outfield

#Rain clouds loom large over Cardiff 

 

Also Read: ICC Champions Trophy 2017 | NZ vs BAN, Match Preview: New Zealand, Bangladesh to lock horns in must win contest


First Published: Friday, June 09, 2017 02:04 PM


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