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New Zealand wins toss, bowls in third Bangladesh one-dayer

New Zealand wins toss, bowls in third Bangladesh one-dayer

New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori won the toss and chose to bowl in the third limited-overs cricket match against Bangladesh on Monday.
"It's the hardest pitch I've ever seen in New Zealand," Vettori said. "We decided for that reason to have a bowl on it first and we've gone with the four seamers again."
New Zealand, which leads the three-match series 2-0, made one change to the team which won the second match by 102 runs at Napier on Friday. Medium pacer Michael Mason joins the starting XI in place of Mark Gillespie who has a shoulder injury.
Bangladesh named an unchanged side and promised an improved performance after its heavy losses in the first two games.
"I believe we can recover from the performance in Napier," captain Mohammad Ashraful said.
"Our effort in that match was not up to our usual standard and we're capable of playing much better than that hopefully we can prove that here in Queenstown."
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Teams:
New Zealand: Daniel Vettori, captain, Jamie How, Brendon McCullum, Peter Fulton, Mathew Sinclair, Ross Taylor, Scott Styris, Jacob Oram, Kyle Mills, Michael Mason, Chris Martin. Jeetan Patel, 12th man.
Bangladesh: Mohammad Ashraful, captain, Mashrafe Mortaza, Abdur Razzak, Aftab Ahmed, Farhad Reza, Junaid Siddique, Tushar Imran, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shahadat Hossain, Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal. Javed Omer, 12th man.
Umpires: Tony Hill, New Zealand, and Nigel Llong, England.
TV umpire: Evan Watkin, New Zealand. Match referee: Chris Broad, England.


Updated : 2020-11-30 15:40 GMT+08:00