New Zealand lead Bangladesh by 85 runs with nine wickets in hand © AFP

Oct 13, 2013

New Zealand resume Day Five of the first Test match at Chittagong on 117 for one against Bangladesh on Sunday.

The match was heading to a high-scoring draw after Sohag Gazi’s 501 helped the hosts take a 32-run lead in the first innings.

At the end of the Day Four, Bangladesh were well placed with 85 runs lead. The hosts are looking for their first Test win against New Zealand, having lost eight and drawn one of their nine matches against the Black Caps.

Brief scores:

New Zealand 469 and 117 for 1 (Peter Fulton 44*, Hamish Rutherford 32; Nasir Hossain 1 for 20) lead Bangladesh 501 (Mominul Haque 181, Mushfiqur Rahim 67, Sohag Gazi 101*; Doug Bracwell 3 for 96, Corey Anderson 2 for 34, Trent Boult 2 for 50) by 85 runs
Catch live scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary of the fifth day’s play between Bangladesh and New Zealand here

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