New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 59 runs at T20 Twenty World Cup at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.
Bangladesh won the toss & elected fielding. New Zealand Batsmen Martin Guptill & James Franklin opened the innings..
They started pretty good but dismissed soon at 11 & 35 runs respectively. Brendon McCullum becomes the first man to score two hundreds.
It was second fastest century in the history of T20’s. He scored 123 runs hitting eleven fours & seven sixes.
MaCullum had a good partnership with Franklin & Ross Taylor by 94 & 78 runs respectively.
Brendon McCullum hit a six on second last ball & dismissed on last ball of last over and caught by Tamim Iqbal.
T Southee & McCullam have taken 3 & 1 wickets respectively.
New Zealand gave a target 191 at the loss of 3 wickets.
Bangladesh started with openers Tamim Iqbal & Mohammad Ashraful.
Tamim Iqbal dismissed on third ball of first over for none.
Bangladesh cricketer M Mortaza gave consecutive five wides in one over.
Mashrafe Mortaza & Abdur Razzak took 1 & 2 wickets respectively.
Bangladesh cricketer Nasir Hossain scored 50 runs highest on the board. A negligence in fielding and bowling pushed Bangladesh team to back foot. Chasing a total of 191 runs Bangladesh lost five wickets quickly.
Nassir Hossain stemmed the rot and gave some respectability to the innings.