Grandhomme and Williamson guide the New Zealand for convincing victory

New Zealand registered a 6 -wickets win over Bangladesh , in the first T20I at the Napier on Tuesday. Bangladesh Captain Mashrafe Mortaza won the coin toss, and elected to bat first.

After the winning the toss Bangladesh started their innings and  they lost their first wicket at the score of 5. Bangladesh never really got going and lost wickets regular intervals. Mahmudullah(52) scored a gritty fifty and was well supported by Mosaddek Hossain, who scored 20 runs. while in the bowling department, it was Lockie Ferguson, who claimed three-wickets. However end of their 20 overs Bangladesh manage to score 141 runs for lost of 8 wickets.

In reply that The Lankans were off to a shaky start, as they lost Neil Broom and Colin Munro for mere 6 and 0, at the score of 28. At the score of 46, it was, Corey Anderson who fell for mere 13. following his dismissal, Tom Bruce unfortunately run out for 7 runs. After that Colin de Grandhomme join with the skipper Kane Williamson and guide the New Zealand for convincing 6 wicket victory against Bangladesh. Kane Williamson scored unbeaten 73 runs and Colin de Grandhomme scored 41 not out in 22 balls. Both made 81 runs partnership for the 5th Wicket. New Zealand Captain Kane Williamson named as man of the match

Match Summary – Bangladesh vs New Zealand : 1st T20I

New Zealand won by 6 Wickets

Bangladesh – 141/8 (20)

Mahamudullah – 52 (47) | Mosaddek – 20(17) | L Ferguson – 3/32

New Zealand – 143/4 (18)

K Williamson – 73(55) | C de Grandhomme -41(22) | Mustafizur 1/21

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