Mominul, Das shine as Bangladesh make history in New Zealand

At stumps on day 3 Bangladesh were 401 for 6 in respond to New Zealand’s 328, a lead of 73 with 4 arches in hand

Mominul Haque and also Liton Das led Bangladesh to a historical initial innings lead over New Zealand in the initial Examination on Monday prior to both was up to Trent Boult in a significant last session at Mount Maunganui.

At stumps on day 3 Bangladesh were 401 for 6 in respond to New Zealand’s 328, a lead of 73 with 4 arches in hand.

They had actually gotten to 361 for 4 prior to Boult finished a 158-run stand with the gate of Mominul for 88, complied with 11 distributions later on by Das for 86.

” It appears like it could decrease to the cord,” Boult stated as the Bangladesh gamers left the area talking of expanding their innings in the direction of 500.

” The video game’s quite well positioned. Examination suits which have actually been played below have actually gone late right into day 5 … and also possibly we’ll be bowling last,” Boult stated.

” I assume Bangladesh wish to bat as soon as and also bat large and also placed a great deal of stress on us.”

It is the very first time Bangladesh have actually taken a first-innings lead batting 2nd beyond Asia.

They led New Zealand at Wellington 4 years earlier when batting initially, although a tragic 2nd innings saw them shed that Examination by 7 arches.

It has actually been a remarkable Examination for Mominul, a part-time spinning alternative that rejected New Zealand’s leading 2 run-scorers Devon Conway and also Henry Nicholls and afterwards batted via 244 distributions as he scratched his 15th Examination half-century.

Mominul rode his good luck with the bat, making it through several possibilities as he placed his side in a solid setting prior to being caught lbw by Boult.

He had actually the choice evaluated yet there was no question the end result as Boult’s inswinger collapsed right into the back pad before off stump.

Mominul’s innings consisted of 12 borders to all edges of the ground and also his collaboration with Das maintained New Zealand wicketless for greater than 52 overs.

Das, like Mominul, additionally struck borders on both sides of the gate, along with right down the ground and also he had 10 fours to his credit scores prior to bordering Boult to wicketkeeper Tom Blundell.

Boult had actually changed to around the gate and also with the sphere heading outside off stump Das can not stand up to a tried cut and also sent out a thick side the caretaker.

Bangladesh batted carefully in the early morning session, just racking up 45 runs for the loss of stylish opener Mahmudul Hasan Happiness for 78 and also Mushfiqur Rahim for 12.

Happiness included 8 to his over night 70 prior to Neil Wagner had him captured at gully while Boult bowled Mushfiqur.

Mominul and also Das included 87 between session and also Bangladesh placed on 94 in between tea and also stumps.

The not out batsmen at the close were Mehidy Hasan on 20 and also Yasir Ali on 11.

Boult took 3 for 61 for New Zealand and also Wagner 3 for 98.

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