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Live: NZ bat in do-or-die clash against Tigers


Bangladesh are taking on New Zealand in a do-or-die clash in Group A of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 at Swalec Stadium, Cardiff. New Zealand are batting first. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ টসে হেরে বোলিংয়ে বাংলাদেশ]

The toss, which was due to be held at 10:00 am, was delayed due to gloomy weather in Cardiff. The umpires inspected the pitch at 10:45 am. The toss was set for 11:00. The schedule for play was set for 11:30 without any loss of overs.

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New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has elected to bat first in all important game. The Blackcaps haven’t made any changes to their combination.

Bangladesh have made two changes to their XI. Taskin Ahmed and Mosaddek Hossain return in the side replacing Imrul Kayes and Mehedi Hasan Miraz. Sabbir Rahman will be batting at number three spot.

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Live: NZ bat in do-or-die clash against Tigers

It’s a must-win game for both the teams. The winner of this game stays in contention for Semi-finals. If England beat Australia tomorrow or the match gets washed out, Bangladesh/New Zealand will go through.

Playing XIs:

Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, M Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mosaddek Hossain, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (captain), Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman

New Zealand: Luke Ronchi (wk), Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson (captain), Ross Taylor, Neil Broom, Jimmy Neesham, Corey Anderson, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Trent Boult

-Ruffin, Correspondent,

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