BAN vs NZ 1st Test: Taijul Islam led Bangladesh to their first win against New Zealand

Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam claimed a 10-wicket haul as Bangladesh beat New Zealand by 150 runs in the BAN vs NZ 1st Test.

BAN vs NZ 1st Test

Bangladesh won in their BAN vs NZ 1st Test

Thanks to a ten-wicket haul from left-arm spinner Taijul Islam, Bangladesh defeated New Zealand by 150 runs in the first Test. This was Bangladesh’s first win at home against New Zealand. Bangladesh defeated New Zealand by 150 runs in the first Test.

Taijul followed with figures of 4-109 with 6-75 in the second innings to end New Zealand’s innings at 181 in the first innings of the final day’s play, with the tourists chasing a target of 332 runs.

After the BAN vs NZ 1st Test match, Bangladesh captain Najmul Hossain Shanto said: “We are just thinking about the process, not the result. This win will give us a confidence to do well in many test matches coming up. As I said earlier, we want to make winning at home. Hopefully we will be able to continue the performance.

New Zealand cricket team

Daryl Mitchell fought to top score for the visitors, New Zealand with 58 from 120 balls. Resuming at 113-7, Mitchell’s presence gave New Zealand a slim hope of an unlikely victory and he hit Taijul for a boundary from the third ball on the day before punching the same bowler for a single to bring up his ninth half-century off 99 balls. Kane Williamson century was rescues New Zealand in the first day.

Tim Southee, New Zealand cricketer have share to the report: “Bangladesh played well and are a very good team in these conditions. As a bowling group, we need to maintain pressure. It was a pretty good wicket. There has been little change that you might expect in this part of the world. We will think about this and try to play better in the next match. Everyone strives to always improve their game and become better”.

The second and final test of the series will begins on December 6 at Mirpur.

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