Rain causes contemporary delay to Bangladesh vs New Zealand second Test


Rain washed out the second day of play and not using a ball being bowled Thursday within the BAN vs NZ 2nd Test on the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.

Match officers referred to as an finish to the day at round 2:00 pm native time (0800 GMT) with the climate displaying no indicators of enchancment. Fifteen wickets fell within the first day with the vacationers trailing by 117 after being held to 55-5 at stumps. Bangladesh opted to bat first and have been all out for 172 runs of their first innings of the BAN vs NZ 2nd Test.

The hosts lead the two-match sequence 1-0 after a 150-run win within the opening Test in Sylhet.

Meanwhile, New Zealand named two uncapped gamers on Thursday within the squad for his or her looming house one-day worldwide sequence towards Bangladesh. The Black Caps are at the moment on tour in Bangladesh, however the groups meet once more in New Zealand for 3 ODIs, beginning on December 17 in Dunedin.

All-rounder Josh Clarkson and seamer Will O`Rourke have been referred to as up for the primary time, with hosts New Zealand resting a number of stars for the house sequence together with Kane Williamson and Tim Southee. Leg spinner Adi Ashok has earned a primary call-up to the ODI squad after his Twenty20 debut final August towards the United Arab Emirates.

Ashok will characteristic after the primary ODI match when star leg spinner Ish Sodhi will play earlier than taking a deliberate break after a busy few weeks together with the World Cup in India. Wicketkeeper Tom Latham captains the squad that includes seven gamers that reached the ODI World Cup semi-finals together with breakout star Rachin Ravindra, who hit three centuries through the match.

With the Black Caps resting key gamers earlier than house Tests towards South Africa and Australia subsequent 12 months, New Zealand selector Sam Wells mentioned the whiteball sequence towards Bangladesh is an opportunity to blood new gamers.

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“As we`ve seen in the ongoing Test series and the ODI Series in September, Bangladesh is a quality international side and we know it will present a strong challenge on this return tour,” Wells added.

The Black Caps have a prolonged harm record together with Michael Bracewell and Lockie Ferguson, who’re each sidelined by Achilles tendon accidents. Veteran seam bowler Trent Boult has made himself unavailable for the house matches towards Bangladesh.

New Zealand squad: Tom Latham (captain), Adi Ashok, Finn Allen, Tom Blundell, Mark Chapman, Josh Clarkson, Jacob Duffy, Kyle Jamieson, Adam Milne, Henry Nicholls, Will O`Rourke, Rachin Ravindra, Ish Sodhi, Will Young

(With company inputs)

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