Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah received the toss within the second T20I in opposition to New Zealand in Napier and determined to bowl first.
Hosts New Zealand already received the primary match of the collection by 66 runs so they are going to be seeking to earn a constructive outcome right this moment and seal the collection.
Within the earlier match, an unbeaten 92 from Devon Conway and a four-wicket haul from Ish Sodhi ensured New Zealand romped to victory in Hamilton.
Conway took his runs from solely 52 balls and mixed in a 105-run third wicket partnership with Will Younger who made a half century from 28 balls in his T20 worldwide debut.
The pair lifted New Zealand to 210-3 because it batted first after profitable the toss. Leg-spinner Ish Sodhi then took 4 wickets within the area of eight balls — three bowled — as Bangladesh managed solely 144-8 in reply.
Conway’s innings — his fourth T20 worldwide half century in solely his twelfth match — adopted his 126 within the third one-day worldwide in opposition to Bangladesh on Friday which helped New Zealand clinch a 3-0 collection win.
The South Africa-born batsman additionally made an unbeaten 99 in a T20 worldwide in opposition to Australia in February and 72 within the second ODI in opposition to Bangladesh.
“I’m fairly pleased with the way in which issues went right this moment,” Conway mentioned. “The boys bought off to a fantastic begin and it’s good to get the collection off to a 1-0 begin.
“With T20 you may be actual constructive, again your expertise and again your plan. It got here off for me once more right this moment and I’m completely happy to placed on some good partnerships with (Will) Younger — it was fairly superior batting alongside him on his debut — and Glenn Phillips on the finish there.”
With inputs from AP
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