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Bangladesh's Nurul Hasan Sohan (R) walks from the field after being caught during day three of the second cricket test match between New Zealand and Bangladesh.

New Zealand square series as Bangladesh suffer innings defeat

By :Reuters
Published : Jan 11, 2022 12:27:00 PM | Sports

New Zealand beat Bangladesh by an innings and 117 runs inside three days to level the two-Test series 1-1 at Christchurch's Hagley Oval on Tuesday.

Bangladesh, made to follow on after being bundled out for 126 in reply to New Zealand's first innings total of 521-6 declared, managed 278 in their second innings to slump to a heavy defeat.

The margin could have been bigger but for Liton Das' counter-attacking 102 for a Bangladesh side who had won the opening Test in Mount Maunganui by eight wickets.

Kyle Jamieson (4-82) and Neil Wagner (3-77) claimed the bulk of the Bangladesh wickets.

Ross Taylor, playing his final Test, sealed New Zealand's victory by removing last Bangladesh batsman Ebadot Hossain.