Mount Mangunai. New Zealand are the winners of the first season of the World Test Championship. He is playing as the defending champion in the second edition. But the team is at risk of defeat at home. The Kiwis lost 5 wickets for 148 runs in the second innings on the fourth day of the first Test (Bangladesh vs New Zealand) against Bangladesh on Tuesday. He has a lead of only 16 runs and has only 5 wickets left. New Zealand scored 328 and Bangladesh 458 in the first innings. In the Test rankings, New Zealand is second and Bangladesh is 9th.
The New Zealand team’s record at home is very good. The team has not lost 16 Tests in 5 years. The team has won 13 Tests and drawn 4 Tests so far. That means the team has won 6 percent of the matches. But Bangladesh made a great comeback in the first Test with the performance of the bowlers. Fast bowler Ebadat Hossain has taken 4 wickets so far in the second innings. This is the 26-year-old bowler’s best performance in Tests.
Quartet of failed fast bowlers
Ross Taylor is playing after scoring 36 runs. In other words, the entire attention of the team is now on him. Captain Ken Williamson is not playing due to injury. Speaking of Bangladesh batsmen, captain Mominul Haque, Mehedi Hasan Joy, Nazmul Hasan and Liton Das scored half-centuries in the first innings. New Zealand fast bowlers quarter team Southee, Trent Bolt, Kyle Jameson and Neil Wagner could not stop them.
Bangladesh has lost all 9 Tests
Bangladesh is playing its tenth Test in New Zealand. He has yet to win a Test and has lost all nine of his matches. Not only that, the team has lost 5 Tests in an innings. In such a situation, his return can be called spectacular. Besides, Bangladesh lost by 9 wickets in 2 matches. In such a situation, Bangladesh team will not want to miss this opportunity to win.
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New Zealand have yet to win a World Test Championship (WTC) this season. The team is playing the second series. Earlier in the two-match series against India, they lost 0-1. He now has 4 points. The team is at number six with 16.6 percent points. Bangladesh has not got one point yet. They lost to Pakistan 0-2 in the first series.
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