Bangladesh all out for 211 in first innings

Neil Wagner celebrates the wicket of Mominul Haque. New Zealand Black Caps v Bangladesh International cricket. Day3 2nd test match. Basin Reserve Wellington New Zealand. Sunday 10 March 2019

There was a concern for New Zealand as Williamson battled a shoulder injury, with the captain to undergo a scan on Tuesday.

Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal Khan celebrates 50 runs during day three of the 2nd Test cricket match between New Zealand and Bangladesh at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on 10 March 2019.

Williamson, who batted with a painful shoulder injury, made it through to 74 before he was dismissed and taken for a scan which proved inconclusive.

The first two days of the Test were washed out but fine weather is forecast for the remainder of the match.

Taylor came to the crease with New Zealand 8-2 in reply to Bangladesh's first innings of 211, forced to bat in approaching darkness on a green pitch that produced sharp seam movement and venomous bounce.

Despite the discomfort, Williamson made 74 before he was dismissed.

For New Zealand, Neil Wagner took four for 28 and Trent Boult finished with three for 38.

Despite Mahmudullah's resistance, Wagner ran through the tail to give New Zealand the win. Taylor, on 20, was put down twice in the same over from Ebadot Hossain, first at cover by captain Mahmadullah and again at slip by Shadman Islam.

"But he's also aware of it's not quite 100 then we will potentially hold him back and just make sure he is right before he goes on that plane".

In doing so, Williamson joined Taylor atop the New Zealand batting list with 30 half centuries in tests but only minutes later Taylor moved to 31 with a half century from 61 balls.

New Zealand scored at over five runs per over during their innings, which was declared in the 85th over.

On the morning of the match, New Zealand's largest Sunday newspaper ran a column denouncing his use of bodyline or leg theory as intimidatory and unsafe.

Talking about BJ Watling, who hurt his hamstring while warming up on the fifth morning, Stead said the wicketkeeper-batsman was being kept away from the action so that he can be fit for the third Test. Tamim hit the first ball for four; Boult smiled ruefully, then produced an nearly unplayable delivery which swung, then seamed back to bowl Iqbal.



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