Kane Williamson’s twofold century and Colin de Grandhomme’s blitzy 76 off 53 conveyances gave the stage to New Zealand’s most astounding aggregate in Test cricket as they posted a gigantic 715 for 6 announced – the second most elevated aggregate against Bangladesh – in the post-lunch session on Day 3 of the principal Test in Hamilton on Saturday (March 2). Confronting a humongous errand having begun their second innings 481 keeps running behind, Bangladesh rode on Tamim Iqbal’s sure batting to go into Tea at 56 for 0.
The second session was about achievements as Williamson kept on making cheerful against a hapless Bangladesh assault, with de Grandhomme going along with him in the good times. The beefy allounder managed in maximums with Mehidy Hasan feeling the brunt of his assault and proceeding to record the most costly figures for Bangladesh in an innings. Mehidy wound up surrendering 246 runs, the 6th most costly figures in Test cricket.
There were a lot of milestones from New Zealand’s point of view as they recorded their initial 700 or more aggregate, going past the 690 they had posted against Pakistan in Sharjah in November 2014, with the Williamson-de Grandhomme combo raising the third century remain of the innings. De Grandhomme got to his fifth Test fifty, off 38 conveyances, while Williamson outperformed Stephen Fleming’s thump of 192 against Pakistan in December 2003 to enroll the most elevated individual score in Seddon Park. The presentation came not long after Williamson achieved his second twofold hundred, which he got in style when he pulled Abu Jayed for a limit.
The answer from Bangladesh spun around Tamim, who managed in limits from the word go as he did in the main innings. Breaking drives through the spread locale were in plain view again while he didn’t delay to take on the short conveyances also, clearing the fence behind square off Tim Southee for his first limit of the innings. Shadman Islam started in a marginally steady manner before hitting the lashes with two or three fours off Southee, who once more had a costly begin with the ball while Trent Boult likewise went for a couple. Having raised 50 years remain with a limit off de Grandhomme, Tamim saw through a testing over from Neil Wagner to stay unbeaten alongside Shadman at the coffee break.
The day started with Williamson managing in singles to get to his twentieth Test hundred while nightwatchman Wagner took care of the activity of finding the limits as he contributed 47 out of a 60un remain with the New Zealand chief. Following a cap trap of fours off Ebadat Hossain, Wagner favored Khaled Ahmed’s bowling, crushing him for three sixes and a four crosswise over two overs. Wagner, be that as it may, passed up 50 years, edging a short conveyance to the ‘guardian to give Ebadat his lady Test scalp.
The scoring rate backed off somewhat following the flight of Wagner, yet the Williamson and BJ Watling managed to discover the fence every once in a while. Williamson scored three fours out of an over off Abu Jayed as he turned into the fourth New Zealand batsman to score 6000 keeps running in Tests, and the fastest from his nation to get to the achievement. New Zealand crossed the 600un imprint before Watling withdrew on the precarious edge of Lunch, got down the leg side off Mehidy.
Brief scores: Bangladesh 234 and 56/0 (Tamim Iqbal 35*, Shadman Islam 21*) trail New Zealand 715/6 decl. (Kane Williamson 200*, Tom Latham 161, Jeet Raval 132; Soumya Sarkar 2-68) by 371 runs.\