Tamim Iqbal

Tamim Iqbal is unbeaten on 32 at lunch against New Zealand © AFP

Oct 24, 2013

New Zealand took a decisive first innings lead of 155 over Bangladesh in the second morning of the second Test at Dhaka. At lunch, Bangladesh have lost two wickets for 87 runs.

New Zealand lost their remaining two wickets quickly adding only 18 runs to their overnight total . Ish Sodhi, who scored his maiden half-century, was found short of his ground for 58. BJ Watling remained unbeaten on 70.

When Bangladesh came into bat they looked confident. The opening duo of Tamin Iqbal and Anamul Haq added 39 before the latter was dismissed caught by Neil Wagner caught Peter Fulton in the first slip.

Marshall Ayub chased a wide and full delivery from Wagner and ended up offering a catch to Ross Taylor in the slip.

At lunch Tamim is batting on 32 while the centurion from the first Test Mominul Haque is batting on 20.

Brief scores:

Bangladesh 282 (Tamim Iqbal 95, Marshall Ayub 41, Mominul Haque 47; Neil Wagner 5 for 64, Ish Sodhi 3 for 59) and 87 for 2 (Tamil Iqbal 32*; Neil Wagner 2 for 27)  trail New Zealand 439 (Kane Williamson 62, Corey Anderson 116, BJ Watling 70*; Shakib Al Hasan 5 for 103) by 68 runs.

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