Australia 277/9 (TM Head 71*, AJ Flinch 68, SPD Smith 56, MA Wood 4/33/4, Adil Rashid 4/41) lost to England 240/4 in 40.2 overs (BA Stokes 102*, EG Morgan 87) Duckworth & Lewis target was 201 when rain interrupted.
After a comprehensive series whitewash by New Zealand in New Zealand Tigers embarked on India mission. Whatever be the series outcome the results did not reflect the true level of the contest.
Nine wickets humiliating defeat of Bangladesh in effectively two and a half days in the second test at Hagley Oval, Christchurch completed the comprehensive whitewash of Bangladesh in all three (ODI, T20, and Test Matches) formats of the game.
Rain on the third day reduced Christchurch Test to the second innings shoot-out. With the match hanging in a balance, not even a single over could be bowled on an entire day as heavy rain almost incessant kept wicket and the surrounding covered.
Bangladesh 289 All Out (Soumya Sarkar 86, Shakib Al Hasan 59, Nurul Hasan 47, Tim Southee 5/ 94, Tim Boult 4/ 87 ) , New Zealand 260/7 ( Ross Taylor 77, Tom Latham 68, Nichols 56 , Shakib 3/32 )
Overview of the third day of New Zealand vs Bangladesh Wellington test at Basin Reserve.
Bangladesh lost the first match of the three matches ODI series against New Zealand on Monday at Hagley Oval by a wide margin. Can they bounce back?
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