The 1st ODI match of the series played today between New Zealand and Bangladesh, at University Oval, Dunedin. In which New Zealand defeated Bangladesh by 8 wickets.
New Zealand won the toss and invited Bangladesh to bat first, Bangladesh batted first they were all out after scoring just 131 runs in 41.5 over. Bangladesh started not very badly, Mahmudullah dismissed 27 runs in 54 balls, Mushfiqur Rahim 23 runs in 49 balls, Liton Das 19 runs in 36 balls, Tamim Iqbal 13 runs in 15 balls, Mahedi Hasan 14 runs in 20 balls, Taskin Ahmed 10 runs in 32 balls, apart from this no any batsman could touch figure out of 10, wickets felling one after another, Mohammad Mithun 9 runs in 27 balls, Soumya Sarkar dismissed without scoring, Mehidy Hasan, Hasan Mahmud scored just 1-1 run, and Mustafizur Rahman remains unbeaten in 1 run. In this way, Bangladesh batted first after losing the toss they were all out after scoring just 131 runs in 41.5 overs and set a target of 132 runs in front of New Zealand.
New Zealand's bowlers performed brilliantly, Trent Boult took 4 wickets just for 27 runs in 8.5 overs, James Neesham and Mitchell Santner took 2-2 and Matt Henry got 1-1 wicket.
New Zealand chasing 132 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily by losing just 2 wickets in just 21.2 overs and won the match very easily by 8 wickets. New Zealand started brilliantly, Martin Guptill and Henry Nicholls came to start the inning and gave a brilliant start with a half-century partnership of 54 runs, the first wicket fell in 54 runs, Martin Guptill dismissed after playing a brilliant quick inning of 38 runs with the help of 4 sixes and 3 boundaries in just 19 balls, next batsman Devon Conway came to bat, and he also played brilliant partnership inning with Henry Nicholls, the second wicket fell in 119 runs, Devon Conway dismissed after scoring 27 runs with the help of 2 boundaries in 52 balls, after that Will Young came to bat, and played an unbeaten inning of 11 runs in 6 balls with Henry Nicholls, and Henry Nicholls came for start the inning and took the match to the victory, he played a brilliant unbeaten inning of 49 runs with the help of 6 boundaries in 53 balls. In this way, New Zealand chasing 132 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily by losing just 2 wickets in just 21.2 overs and won the match very easily by 8 wickets.
Bangladeshi bowlers Hasan Mahmud, and Taskin Ahmed got 1-1 wicket.
New Zealand bowler Trent Boult selected for Man of the Match, he performed best bowling took 4 wickets just for 27 runs in 8.5 overs.