BAN vs NZ 2nd ODI: Ish Sodhi takes six wickets as New Zealand beats Bangladesh by 86 runs


Ish Sodhi grew to become the primary New Zealand spinner to say six wickets in a One-Day Worldwide to information the aspect to a 86-run victory on Saturday within the second match of a three-match collection in opposition to Bangladesh.

He contributed an important 35 runs when batting to go together with his career-best six for 39 as New Zealand registered its first victory in Bangladesh since 2008. The primary match was washed out.


Within the forty sixth over, tempo bowler Hasan Mahmud ran Sodhi out backing up on the non-striker’s finish when on 17 however Bangladesh captain Litton Das known as him again.

He then helped the aspect put up 254 earlier than being all out in 49.2 overs and ran via Bangladesh’s high order in a gem of legspin.

Wicketkeeper Tom Blundell made a team-high 68 off 66, with six fours and one six, and Henry Nicholls scored 49. Blundell and Nicholls placed on a 95-run partnership for the fourth wicket to set the platform.

Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman lowered New Zealand to 26 for 2 after the customer opted to bat first. He eliminated Will Younger, who made 58 within the first match, for a duck after which claimed the wicket of Finn Allen for 12.

Debutant Syed Khaled Ahmed (three for 60), bought into the act with the wicket of Chad Bowes for 14, as New Zealand slumped to 36 for 3 within the eighth over.

Nicholls and Blundell bought the aspect again on monitor, taking part in with warning and aggression. Nevertheless, Khaled broke the damaging partnership as Nicholls edged behind after hitting six fours.

Blundell then unleashed his attacking batting to maintain the scoreboard ticking as he introduced up his fifty off 54 balls, driving left-arm spinner Nasum Ahmed’s flighted supply to long-on for a single. However Mahmud gave Bangladesh a lift when he uprooted Blundell’s stump with a yorker.

The Bangladesh spinners then took cost and claimed some fast wickets earlier than Sodhi propelled the aspect previous the 250-run mark. He hit three sixes in his knock earlier than being the final batter out.

Pacer Kyle Jamieson eliminated Litton for six after the batter was reprieved by DRS within the first over of the chase. However Tamim Iqbal, who returned to the aspect after recovering from again ache, saved the aspect on monitor by scoring boundaries at common intervals.

With Tanzid Hasan additionally discovering boundaries with ease, Bangladesh gave the impression to be the clear favorite. However Sodhi sparked the collapse as Bangladesh was lowered to 92 for 5 from 60 for one in simply eight overs.

He began with the wicket of Tanzid (16) after which took the essential wicket of Tamim, who was out for 44 when making an attempt to comb in opposition to a googly. Sodhi additionally eliminated Soumya Sarkar, who performed his first match in two years, for a duck and bought the higher of Towhid Hridoy for 4.

Mahmudullah and Mahedi Hasan resisted, sharing a 42-run stand, earlier than Sodhi knocked out the latter for his maiden five-for. Off-spinner Cole McConchie had Mahmudullah caught by Allen at brief fine-leg after he made a team-best 49.

Nasum scored 21 however that solely lowered the margin of the defeat.

The third and last ODI is on Tuesday.



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