New Zealand U19 thrash Bangladesh U19 in fourth one-day
The New Zealand Under 19 team have pulled off an impressive final-over run chase claiming a four-wicket victory over Bangladesh Under 19 in the fourth one-day match at Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln on Wednesday.
Right hander batsman Fergus Lellman led the way with the bat hammering 76 runs while captain Jesse Tashkoff slammed an unbeaten 66 runs to guide the lower order batsmen of New Zealand to seal their first win against the visitors in the ongoing series.
The star of the third match Lellman, who scored a century but the lost the game for the team, featured 71 deliveries to score 76 runs hitting 10 boundaries and two sixes. He put on a 122-run partnership with Ollie White for the second wicket with the later scoring 45.
Thereafter Will Clark stood for a 64-run partnership with captain Jesse Tashkoff. Clark and Tashkoff scored 34 and 66 respectively.
Tashkoff later built 51-run seventh wicket partnership off just 39 balls with Adithya Ashok scoring not out 24. Skipper Tashkoff hit the winning runs with a boundary.
Earlier, the Bangladesh Under 19 batted first on winning the toss with four batsmen scoring half centuries. Tawhid Hridoy top scored 73 as the visitors amassed a comprehensive total of 295 losing 8.
Tashkoff was the pick of the home bowlers figuring 2 for 39 in 10 overs.
With a day off in the middle, the fifth and final one-day match to be played on Sunday 13 October in Lincoln.
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