CT17 : NZ vs Ban Report Match 9
ICC Champions Trophy 2017
Group A - New Zealand v Bangladesh
Fri Jun 9, 2017 (50 ovs)
10:30 local (09:30 GMT | 15:00 IST)
Mahmudullah and Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh

9th match of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 has been played between New Zealand and Bangladesh of Group A on Friday, June 09, 2017 at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. Opting to bat first New Zealand managed to put 265 runs in 50 overs. LRPL Taylor 63 and KS Williamson 57 runs were top scorer for New Zealand. Bangladesh with Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah's extra-ordinery batting ton's upset New Zealand by 5 wickets with 16 balls remaining. Shakib Al Hasan declared manof the match for his 114 runs.

Earlier, New Zealand won the toss and chose to bat first. New Zealand got good start with MJ Guptill and L Ronchi initially. Both added 46 runs in 7.1 overs before Ronchi got out scoring 16 runs. Guptill also left the field in hurry scoring 33 runs. Skipper KS Williamson and Ross Taylor took the charge in hand for New Zealand and played superb innings for NZ as well. Both made 57 and 63 runs with excellent cricket in middle overs. Middle orders btsman KS Williamson also contributed 36 runs but other lower orders failed to increase run rates and New Zealand managede to put 265 runs in 50 overs. Mosaddek Hossain bowled well and took 3 wickets for 13 runs for Bangladesh.

Following target of 266 runs, Bangladesh lost inform Tamim Iqbal for a duck on 2nd ball of inning. Sabbir Rahman came in millde and went early of just 8 runs. Aniother opening batsman Soumya Sarkar also left the field scoring just 3 runs and Bangladesh were in trouble. TG Southee picked up all top three wickets for New Zealand. Mushfiqur Rahim also went early of 14 runs and New Zealand were in top. Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah came in middle and took the charge in hand for Bangladesh and played extra-ordinery cricket in middle overs. Both smashed their fiftiesl. They did not stopped there and smashed centuries as well. Shakib made 114 runs and Mahmudullah remained not out till end and contributed 102* runs and presented Bangladesh remarkable win by 5 wickets with 16 balls remining.

Man of the match :- Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh)
Points - Bangladesh 2, New Zealand 0
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