In a gripping week, Test cricket reminded its younger siblings why it remains the game’s premier format, writes RYAN VREDE.
Ross Taylor called it “a great way to finish” as the New Zealand batting great took the last Bangladesh wicket to ensure his side won the second Test in Christchurch and drew the series.
New Zealand wrapped up the second Test against Bangladesh by an innings and 117 runs in Christchurch on Tuesday to square the two-Test series.
Trent Boult bagged five wickets as Bangladesh were rolled for 126 in reply to New Zealand’s mammoth 521-6 dec in the second Test.
Tom Latham was closing in on a double century as New Zealand reached 349-1 at stumps on day one of the second Test against Bangladesh in Christchurch on Sunday.
Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo says his young guns have dismissed talk of Hagley Oval being a graveyard for visiting teams ahead of the second Test against New Zealand in Christchurch on Sunday.
Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo and batting coach Ashwell Prince joined the change room celebrations after Bangladesh beat New Zealand in the first Test in Mount Maunganui.
Bangladesh pulled off a crushing eight-wicket victory over world champions New Zealand in Mount Maunganui.
Bangladesh ripped through New Zealand’s top-order batsmen on the penultimate day of the first Test in Mount Maunganui.
Mominul Haque and Liton Das led Bangladesh to a historic first-innings lead over New Zealand in the first Test in Mount Maunganui.
An unbeaten 70 by Mahmudul Hasan Joy put Bangladesh in a strong position at stumps on day two of the first Test against New Zealand at Mount Maunganui. #NZvBAN
Devon Conway continued his phenomenal rise in Test cricket, scoring 122 as New Zealand finished day one of the first Test against Bangladesh in a strong position at Mount Maunganui.
New Zealand and Bangladesh have put the impending retirement of Ross Taylor at the forefront of preparations for the first Test which starts at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Saturday.
Off-spinner Sajid Khan claimed 4-86 and finished with a match haul of 12 wickets as Pakistan beat Bangladesh by an innings and eight runs in Dhaka on Wednesday to claim a 2-0 series win.
Pakistan off-spinner Sajid Khan took 6-35 before bad light forced early stumps on the fourth day of the second Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka.