New Zealand have simply over 5 periods to attempt to push for a beneficial outcome
Lunch New Zealand 328 and 10 for 0 (Latham 10*, Young 0*) path Bangladesh 458 (Mominul 88, Litton 86, Boult 4-85) by 120 runs
He began the day with two lbw calls reversed by means of evaluate, within the first quarter-hour. Mehidy inside edged each Rachin Ravindra and Neil Wagner, with the on-subject umpires adjudging each as out. Yasir Ali bought the partnership going with a pleasant straight pushed 4 off Tim Southee off the second supply with the third new ball.
Mehidy then struck three fours, the second of which introduced up Bangladesh’s 100-run lead. But the partnership ended when he edged Southee, who bought his first wicket in his thirty sixth over. It was his first wicket in 468 balls since getting eight wickets towards India within the Kanpur Test in November.
Kyle Jamieson additionally bought his first wicket when he had Yasir caught down the leg-aspect for 26. Southee added a second when he had Taskin Ahmed lbw, earlier than Trent Boult took his fourth wicket – clear bowling Shoriful Islam.
The Yasir-Mehidy partnership was the proper comply with-as much as Bangladesh’s memorable third day after they added 226 runs, shedding 4 wickets. Mominul Haque and Litton Das added 158 runs for the fifth wicket, as Litton fantastically counter-attacked with lovely pull photographs, drives and cuts, whereas Mominul grafted on the different finish, solely enjoying just a few cowl drives whereas nudging and nurdling for many of his runs.
Mominul high scored with 88 off 244 balls with 12 fours whereas Litton struck ten fours in his 177-ball 86. This was the primary time Bangladesh’s high eight batters all confronted greater than 50 balls in a Test innings.
Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84