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Bangladesh 144 all out, NZ need 137 to win 2nd Test

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Update: 2023-12-09 11:39:37
Bangladesh 144 all out, NZ need 137 to win 2nd Test

Bangladesh were all out for 144 runs in their second innings Saturday (December 9) to set New Zealand a target of 137 to win the second Test in Dhaka.

Zakir Hasan top-scored with 59 runs for Bangladesh while Ajaz Patel took 6-57 for the tourists.

Ajaz Patel broke the 33-run stand between Zakir Hasan and Mominul Haque to get the first scalp of the day. Mominul, who scored 10, was trapped leg-before and the southpaw did not review. 

Mominul's dismissal marked a spectacular collapse triggered by the left-arm duo of Mitchell Santner and Patel. Santner picked up the wickets of Mushfiqur Rahim and Shahadat Hossain in successive overs to reduce the Tigers to 88-5.

Bangladesh could only add 56 for the last five wickets. 

Zakir's 59 off 86 was the only saving grace for Bangladesh before Patel sent him back as the ninth batter.

BDST: 1138 HRS, DEC 09, 2023
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