New Zealand were 107 for three at tea on the second day of the second Test against Bangladesh at Dhaka on Tuesday. The umpires called for an early tea after yet another rain intervention in the match.
Shakib Al Hasan claimed all three wickets that fell on the second day, including the prized scalp of New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum in the second session’s play at the Shere Bangla National Stadium.
New Zealand trail by a further 175 runs in their first innings.
Kane Williamson was unbeaten on 28, accompanied by Ross Taylor on 37.
Earlier at lunch, Bangladesh lost quick five wickets in the first session as the visitors rode high on Neil Wagner’s five-for.
Resuming at 228 for five, Bangladesh were all out for 282. Partnering Wagner at bowling was Ish Sodhi, who picked up three wickets giving away 59 runs.
New Zealand lost both of their openers. Hamish Rutherford coudln’t manage much as he was dismissed by Shakib Al Hasan. In the last over before lunch was called Shakib removed Peter Fulton.
Bangladesh 282 (Tamim Iqbal 95, Marshall Ayub 41, Mominul Haque 47; Neil Wagner 5 for 64, Ish Sodhi 3 for 59) lead New Zealand 107 for 3 (Kane Williamson 28*, Ross Taylor 27*; Shakib Al Hasan 3 for 25) by 175 runs.