ICC World T20: Kiwis top group, send Bangladesh home empty-handed

New Zealand have won the toss and have elected to bat first against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens.

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18:21 PM
Bangladesh 70 all out, New Zealan win by 75 runs
OUT! Al-Amin is castled by Sodhi and that’s all over for Bangladesh. They have failed to win a single game in the Super 10 stage
FOUR! Shuvagata drives Sodhi to the cover boundary

18:18 PM
Bangladesh 65 for 9 after 15 overs
OUT! Mustafizur is caught behind the stumps by Luke Ronchi
SIX! Mustafizur Rahman smokes Elliott over the cow corner

18:15 PM
OUT! Mashrafe Mortaza is trapped in front of the wicket by Grant Elliott

18:08 PM
Bangladesh 48-7 after 12 overs
OUT! Mahmudullah is bamboozled by a googly from Ish Sodhi and his stumps are rattled

18:04 PM
Thankfully play will resume as the light tower is back and glowing

18:03 PM
Players trudge off the field waiting for the lights to turn on

17:52 PM
There are some technical problems as one of the light towers have gone off causing disruption in play

17:51 PM
Bangladesh 45-6 after 11 overs
OUT! Mushfiqur Rahim is squared off by Grant Elliott and the ball just kisses his off stump to light up the bails

17:48 PM
OUT! Soumya Sarkar goes for a slog sweep against Ish Sodhi, he misses the ball and is out of his crease as Luke Ronchi knocks out the bails from the groove

17:43 PM
Bangladesh 38-4
Over 9
OUT! Shabbir Rahman skips down the track against Nathan McCullum and attempts an hoic on the leg side but he fails to get maximum elevation and is caught by Santner

17:38 PM

17:37 PM
Bangladesh 34-3
Over 8
OUT! Shakib al Hasan tries to slog Santner between mid-wicket and long on but the ball loops straight to Nathan McCullum at the long on fence

17:31 PM
Bangladesh 30-2
Over 6
OUT! Mohammad Mithun advances down the track to play a back of a length delivery from Mitchell McClenaghan on the off side but misses the line of the ball and finds his stumps rattled

17:25 PM

17:24 PM
Bangladesh 27-1
Over 5
FOUR! Shabbir Rahman dances down the track and lifts Santner over his head for a boundary
FOUR! This time he rocks back and guides Santner in between Cover and point fielders
FOUR! A boundary from a leg bye to fine leg makes this a brilliant Bangladesh over

17:18 PM

17:16 PM
Bangladesh 4-1
Over 2
OUT! Tamim Iqbal is run out at the striker’s end while trying to steal a single.

Collin Munro gets hold of the ball and knocks out the middle stump

17:08 PM
Bangladesh 2 for no loss after the first over

16:46 PM
New Zealand 145-8
Over 20
OUT! Santner tries to heave Mustafizur on the leg side but tha ball jags back in and kisses the off stump. That’s the fourth wicket for Mustafizur
OUT! Two in two for Mustafizur. Another cutter does the trick as Nathan McCullum’s off stump is knocked back
SIX! The hat–trick ball is blasted over long on by Mitchell McClenaghan.

16:39 PM
New Zealand 135-6
Over 19
OUT! What an eventful over, first Taylor gets a boundary in the mid off region and then pulls Al-Amin to mid-wicket where Mohammad Mithun takes a diving catch

16:33 PM
New Zealand 123-5
Over 18
OUT! Mustafizur fools Elliott with a slower cutter, the batsman tries to play on the leg side and gets a leading edge which is gobbled up by Shuvagata Hom while running back

16:28 PM
New Zealand 118-4
Over 17
SIX! Taylor slog sweeps Shakib for a huge six
FOUR! Elliott comes down the track and scores a boundary over Shakib’s head

16:24 PM
New Zealand 105-4
Over 16
DROPPED! Ross Taylor pulls to mid-wicket where Al-Amin drops a sitter
OUT! Munro is castled as a good length delivery takes his inside edge and knocks back the stumps
FOUR! Taylor guides Mortaza past backward point for a much needed boundary

16:17 PM
New Zealand 99-3
Over 15
SIX! Al-Amin’s full toss is creamed over the cow corner by Munro
​OUT! Al-Amin bowls straight, Munro tries to pull and sees his stumps castled

16:11 PM
New Zealand 91-2
Over 14
FOUR! Munro comes forward and lifts Mahmudullah straight down the ground
SIX! Munro is showing his hitting prowess.

This time he sends a full ball over the long on fence

15:58 PM
Six runs from Mashrafe Mortaza’s over. New Zealand 65-2 in 11 overs

15:50 PM
New Zealand 57-2
Over 9
FOUR! Williamson dances down the track and lifts Mustafizur Rahman over cover for a fantastic boundary
Mustafizur responds with two clever yorkers
​OUT! This time another yorker disturbs Williamson’s stumps. The batsman exposes all three stumps and tries to flick the ball to fine leg but his plan doesn’t succeed.

15:43 PM
After 8 overs New Zealand are 52 for one. Kane Williamson is batting on 38 while Collin Munro is on 7.

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