Due to heavy rain, the second Test match between
finished without any result. On the fifth and final day, not a single ball was
bowled as the field was wet and unable to continue the game. New Zealand
After observing the ground, match officials decided to call off the final day at 2:08 pm local time. Due to heavy rain at overnight and persistent rain today, the ground was beyond playable.
In their second innings, the host nation could manage to score 269 runs for the loss of three wickets after the end of day four, putting 114 runs lead in front of
. New Zealand
Left-handed middle-order batsman Mominul Haque remained not out on 126 while all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan played a passionate innings of 32.
The touring team put
Bangladesh under pressure after scoring 437 runs
in their first innings, leaving
to trail 155 runs. Thanks to the third wicket partnership between Mominul and
Tamim Iqbal, the Bangladesh
cricket team could fulfill the deficit and raised the hope of ending the match
with a draw. Bangladesh
Mominul Haque was given “Player of the Match” and “Player of the Series” awards for his contribution in the series. He scored his career best 181 runs in the first innings of the first Test and his total score was 376 runs in the series.
It is really surprising to see that Bangladeshi players played well under pressure. This thing has disappointed
captain Brendon McCullum as they failed to win the series. New Zealand
The first Test match played in
also finished without any result. Chittagong
Now, the two teams will play three ODIs which will begin on October 29 at the Sher-e-Bangla and a Twenty20 match.