NZ vs BAN: In the first test match played between New Zealand and Bangladesh ( NZ vs BAN ) in Mount Maunganui, Bangladesh Cricket Team created history by defeating World Champion, New Zealand Cricket Team by 8 wickets. This is the first Test victory against New Zealand in Bangladesh’s 21-year cricket history. Earlier, the Bangladesh team played 9 Tests, 16 ODIs, and 7 T20 Internationals on New Zealand soil. And he had to face defeat in all these matches.
The historic victory of Bangladesh
Bangladesh created history by defeating New Zealand by 8 wickets in the first match of the 2-match Test series (NZ vs BAN). This is Bangladesh’s first Test win against New Zealand. The first test match between both the teams was played in the year 2001. Since then, both the countries have faced each other in a total of 16 Test matches. Bangladesh had to face defeat in 12 of these matches, while the remaining 3 matches were drawn.
With this victory, Bangladesh has become the first Asian team since 2011 to beat New Zealand in a Test match at home. Earlier, 10 years ago today, the Pakistani team won the Test match in New Zealand. The Kiwi team has lost a Test match on their soil after almost five years. Earlier in the year 2017, South Africa had done this feat.
New Zealand suffered a crushing defeat by 8 wickets
On the last day of the first Test match (NZ vs BAN), New Zealand was all out for 169 runs in their second innings at the loss of 5 wickets by 147 runs. Yesterday’s unbeaten batsman, even experienced Ross Taylor, could not get New Zealand out of the mouth of defeat, in the second innings of Bangladesh, Ebadat Hossein bowled excellently and brought 6 New Zealand batsmen to the pavilion.
The Kiwi team could only set a target of 40 runs in front of Bangladesh. Which he easily achieved by losing 2 wickets. Earlier, Bangladesh scored 458 runs in their first innings to take a 130-run lead. New Zealand had scored 328 runs in their first innings.