Lunch New Zealand 605 for six (Williamson 166*, Latham 161) lead Bangladesh 234 all out (Tamim 126, Wagner 5-47) by 371 runs
New Zealand continued pummeling Bangladesh’s bowlers as they rose to 605 for six at lunch on the third day in Hamilton. Kane Williamson reached his 20th Take a look at century, and within the course of additionally grew to become the fourth from his nation to finish 6,000 runs. However the morning session was enlivened by Neil Wagner’s large hitting.
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The session ended when Mehidy Hasan, quick approaching Bangladesh’s most costly bowling figures, had BJ Watling caught down the leg-side however the morning actually belonged to New Zealand.
Wagner started the day by blasting Khaled Ahmed for 3 sixes with the pull shot, other than hammering six fours in his 35-ball 47. Khaled and Ebadat Hossain seemed drained as they tried a bouncer barrage. Khaled went for 31 in his morning spell of three overs whereas Ebadat took Wagner’s wicket in his 25th over, however solely after going for a number of boundaries.
Williamson, who was concerned within the 60-run quickfire stand with Wagner, reached his hundred with a single to fine-leg throughout Wagner’s carnage.
He solely began taking part in his pictures after Wagner’s dismissal, hitting Abu Jayed, who was regular on the second day, for 3 fours in his first over of the session. Mehidy Hasan additionally continued to have bother discovering any correct rhythm as Williamson and Watling discovered little bother coping with him or another bowler.
Williamson’s second milestone of the morning got here when he edged previous brief third-man to finish his 6,000 Take a look at runs. He’s the quickest from New Zealand with teammate Ross Taylor having held that file beforehand, making it in 145 innings. Williams has taken 126 innings.