Bangladesh have created history here at the Bay Oval in the first Test vs New Zealand. They defeated the home side by 8 wickets to register their first win in New Zealand. Ebadot Hossain dismissed Ross Taylor in his first over to complete his maiden five-wicket haul. ICC World Test champions New Zealand just crumbled after that. The hosts managed to add just 22 runs to their overnight score of 147/5 leaving Bangladesh with just 40 runs to win. Chasing, Bangladesh lost Shadman Islam early, but a gritty partnership by captain Mominul Haque and Najmul Hossain Shanto took Bangladesh closer to victory. Shanto was out for 17 with the visitors needing six runs to win but Mushfiqur Rahim ensured there are no further hiccups. Bangladesh haven't won any of their previous 43 matches in New Zealand across formats. For the information, Bangladesh were without Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan and recently-retired Mahmudullah. Get here highlights of New Zealand vs Bangladesh here.
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6:10 AM IST: Captains speak
Mominul Haque (BAN): It is a result of was teamwork. We didn't play well in the last couple of matches and it was important to win here. Everyone contributed in all three departments.
Tom Latham (NZ): Bangladesh showed us how to go about things on that wicket. Full credit goes to Bangladesh for the way they played in all five days and they thoroughly deservedly this win. We got to turn to Christchurch in a few days' time, hopefully, we can learn from here.
6:09 AM IST: Man of the Match
Ebadot Hossain: We have come here for the last 11 years and have not won a game. This time we had a goal and executed it properly. New Zealand are the World Test Champions and this win will inspire many back home.
6:07 AM IST: Player speak
Taskin Ahmed (BAN): It's a great achievement. It is our first win outside Asia and we have given everything in the last five days. We didn't think about the result and just followed the process with discipline.
5:49 AM IST: BAN win
Mushfiqur Rahim hits Kyle Jamieson for a four to win the match for Bangladesh and create history at the Bay Oval. Celebrations all around. Bangladesh win by 8 wickets. This was Bangladesh's first win in New Zealand across formats.
5:36 AM IST: Shanto departs
Out. Kyle Jamieson dismisses Nazmul Shanto, caught by Ross Taylor for 17. Bangladesh 34/2, 6 runs away from the win. Mominul Haque and Mushfiqur Rahim are in the middle.
5:32 AM IST: BAN inch closer to History
History is being created as the Bay Oval today. First, it was Ebadot Hossain's 6 for 46. And now the batters as they inch closer to defeating the World Test Champions. Bangladesh 31/1, need 9 nine runs to win.