Sports Correspondent: Bangladesh, having lost the ODI series 3-0 earlier, could not avoid the second whitewash in the T20I series 3-0 in their tour of New Zealand on Sunday. New Zealand beat the visitors by 27 runs in the 3rd T20I at the Bay Oval against New Zealand in Mount Maunganui.
Earlier Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza won the toss and decided to bowl. Kane Williamson’s 60 and Corey Anderson’s not out 94 helped the host score a responsible 194. Rubel Hossain bagged three wickets.
In response of the 195-run target, Bangladesh could manage to score 167 runs for six in the stipulated 20-over. Soumya Sarkar and Shakib Al Hasan scored 42 and 41 runs respectively.
Newsbd71/AR/January 08, 2017