At the end of the day, New Zealand lost 3 wickets in a row with the ball of Ebadat Hossain. New Zealand finished the fourth day of the Mount Manganui Test by a narrow margin. They have 5 wickets in hand. Tomorrow, on the fifth day, the Kiwis will have to fight with their teeth under the leadership of Ross Taylor. The test is more likely to be a draw. At first glance, this may be said, but Bangladesh can only dream of victory. If New Zealand can take 5 wickets soon …
Stay tuned for now! What will happen tomorrow will be seen tomorrow. At the moment, Bangladesh is the driver in the Mount Manganui Test. The fourth day with the ball in Bangladesh. However, misses of catch and run out, taking wrong reviews will burn the team. On the crucial fifth day of the Test, where the team will reach the threshold of victory by dropping the remaining 5 wickets of the opponent, there is no chance to take any review in hand – it will cause a commotion.
The best star pacer of the day is Ebadat Hossain. What an extraordinary bowling he did not. He took 4 of the 5 wickets that fell in New Zealand. With the return of Will Young, Devon Conway, Henry Nichols and Tom Bundle, Ebadat has brought Bangladesh together. Captain Tom Latham has been dismissed by Taskin Ahmed. After losing 5 wickets from just 6 runs ahead, Ross Taylor and Rachin Rabindra passed the day very carefully. Ebadat bowled 16 overs and took 4 wickets for 39 runs in 4 maidens. The best bowling performance of his career. If the bowlers of Bangladesh have to do something like this on the morning of the fifth day.
On the morning of the fourth day, two Bangladeshi batsmen Yasir Ali and Mehedi Hasan Miraj could not stay together for long. Yasir’s Kyle Jamieson caught Bundle behind the wicket. He made 26 runs in 85 balls. However, Mehdi Miraj crossed Bangladesh’s lead of 100. He also took the team’s collection to 456. Miraj survived the review twice in the morning. Some good drives were getting the scent of half a century. But he lost his temper in this 6-ball innings to bat for 48 runs. Mirage caught behind the wicket while playing the ball outside Tim Southee’s off stump. After 433 balls in the Test, Miraj-Yasir’s 65-run stand off 160 balls for the seventh wicket was broken by the appearance of Saudi wickets. Then Bangladesh’s innings was 161.3 overs. Before that, Bangladesh crossed the one hundred lead.
New Zealand batted in the second innings and lost to Tom Latham by 29 runs. He was bowled by Taskin. Devon Conway, who scored a century in the first innings for 63 runs, was dismissed. Devon Conway tried to play Ebadat Hossain’s delivery defensively. Appeal to be defeated. Though the umpire did not respond to LBW’s request, captain Muminul Haque took the review very quickly.
The video replay showed the ball touching the edge of the bat. Sadman Islam took a dive and grabbed the ball as it floated in the air as it landed on Conway’s feet. Bangladesh went to tea break with 2 wickets in the second session. However, the frustration of losing two reviews has also burned the team.
Mehdi Hasan Miraj got a turn on the fourth day today at the Bay Oval wicket. How his fourth ball was turned in the 24th over by Will Young’s bat, stumps and Liton Das’s gloves could have been the subject of research.