Shakib Al Hasan smashed three fours during his short stay at the crease © Getty Images
Shakib Al Hasan smashed three fours during his short stay at the crease © Getty Images

Bangladesh lost their fourth wicket when all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was caught by wicket-keeper Luke Ronchi off the bowling of Corey Anderson during their ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Pool A match against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Friday. The dismissal brought an end to the quickfire 34-run stand between Shakib and Mahmudullah, with Bangladesh reaching a score of 151 for the loss of four wickets at the end of 34 overs.  Live Scorecard: Bangladesh vs New Zealand

Earlier, New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl first. While New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum announced the change of Mitchell McClenaghan coming in place of Adam Milne, Shakib Al Hasan was leading the Bangladesh side in place of Mashrafe Mortaza, who was replaced by Nasir Hossain. The other change for the Bangladeshis was that of Taijul Islam, who was replacing Arafat Sunny. Live Updates: Bangladesh vs New Zealand

New Zealand have so far won all of their matches in the ongoing edition of cricket’s biggest event, making themselves leading favourites for clinching the title for the first-ever time. Bangladesh, on the other hand, have qualified for the quarterfinals for the first time in their cricketing history, recording a memorable 15-run victory against England in their previous encounter. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Complete Coverage