Hello and welcome Highlights: New Zealand pulled off a thrilling two-wicket win over Bangladesh as they chased down the target of with 17 balls remaining.
Ross Taylor was the hero of Kiwis run chase, scoring 82 runs. But Bangladesh spinners made the Kane Williamson-led side toil for every run.
Mosaddek, Shakib, Saifuddin and Hasan picked up two wickets each and made things difficult for New Zealand.
But Santner kept his cool in the end to ensure the side do not lose the plot, and took his side to a win. Follow Bangladesh vs New Zealand live score and updates: hrs IST New Zealand win by two wickets Mitchell Santner kept his cool and struck a couple of boundaries to ensure the Kiwis do not lose this game.
Bangladesh showed a lot of heart in this match and they managed to almost get past New Zealand. But in the end, the Kiwis emerge as victorious in the thrilling clash. Saifuddin has cleaned up Matt Henry and Kiwis are eight wickets down.
New Zealand need 7 to win in 21 balls with two wickets in hand. Anything can happen from here on. Mosaddek gets the big breakthrough of Jimmy Neesham. Unnecessary shot from the batsman and he gets caught in the deep by Soumya Sarkar.
A soft touch off the bat and the keeper salvages himself by taking a good catch behind the stumps. Bangladesh spinners are tightening the screws around Kiwis at the moment, though.
A wicket here would be unsettling. A fantastic throw from Sabbir could have ended his stay, but he managed to reach the crease. The skipper departs for 40 and Mehidy Hasan gets the prized wicket. Latham has been dismissed in the same over. Another great catch in deep midwicket by Saifuddin.
Bangladesh have come back alive. The duo have taken Kiwis past in 30 overs. Bangladesh need to get wickets to get back into the game. He brings it up in style with a boundary off Fizz.
Kiwis are in total control and the Bangladesh crowd is starting to grow tense now. He has already hammered four boundaries in 20 balls and New Zealand cross the run mark. Taylor survived a run out, thanks to a massive blunder by Musfiqur Rahim, who knocked down the stumps with his gloves.
Mehidy Hasan takes the catch. Good low catch from the fielder. He takes the Kiwis past the run mark in just 7 overs. Bangladesh bring Mehidy Hasan into the attack. He was looking extremely dangerous in the middle.
Easy catch for Tamim Iqbal at long-off, who made no mistake. He has already hammered 24 runs in 10 balls and is looking in fantastic nick at the moment.
He is in the middle along with Colin Munro. Bangladesh are all out. Mosaddek Hossain was not being able to connect well, but it was time to either go high or go home.
He tried but failed miserably. Easy catch for Guptill. He has already slammed 21 runs in 14 balls. In the process, he ended up giving an easy catch to the NZ skipper Kane Williamson at cover. Bangladesh would hope to reach somewhere close to from here on. He charges ahead against Matt Henry.
The seamer pulled back his length, bowled a short one. Mithun tried to pull, but mistimed. Easy catch for Colin de Grandhomme at deep backward square leg. Mahmudullah and Mohammad Mithun need to stick it out in the middle and take the total past to get themselves a chance. Colin de Grandhomme gets the big breakthrough of Shakib al Hasan, who had started to accelerate.
Charges on a slightly shorter one, got a leading edge and Latham grabbed it behind the stumps. He is having a fantastic tournament so far and is keeping Bangladesh in control.
Mushfiqur plays it inside the circle and made the call. Shakib gave no response, and Rahim was stranded in the middle.
Quick throw from Guptill, and Rahim has to walk back. Three straight boundaries in the first three balls. Bangladesh looking to break the shackles.
Brings up for Bangladesh. Both Tamim and Sarkar are finding it hard to get going. The run rate continues has gone down below 4 at the moment.