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Bangladesh 271/6 (50 ov)
New Zealand 275/5 (48.2 ov)
New Zealand won by 5 wickets
Player of the match: Tom Latham
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For a while, Bangladesh were in a pole position to register their first victory and level the series but Tom Latham and Devon Conway had other plans. Bangladesh started off on an impressive note as Mustafizur got the better off Martin Guptill and then Mahedi Hasan picked his 1st ODI wicket and bowled a wicket maiden. Post the power play, Bangladesh sucked the momentum out of this New Zealand innings. The Tamim Iqbal-led side deployed two off-spinners against the left-handed batsmen but with the dew settling in, Latham and Conway found it easier to neogtiate the off-spin. 

Till the 30th over, Bangladesh weren't quite penetrative to trouble the Kiwi batsman but post that the Asian side did create some chances. Conway was dismissed off a run-out which was the only good piece of fielding in the entire match. The Bangladesh bowlers created a lot of chances but the fielders dropped as many as 4 catches and were sloppy in their display throughout the innings. Tom Latham however was firm at the crease and made sure that he stayed till the end. Neesham was dismissed when he was about to accelerate but in the end, Latham and Mitchell powered them to 5-wicket win. 
Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh captain): We should have won this game. The bowlers created chances but we should have held on to those. I thought 271 was a decent score on this wicket, which was slow. The batters batted really well. Mithun batted fantastically for us. It was an improvement from the previous game but we are here to win and not to improve. When the time comes we should 100% ready for everything that comes our way. 
Latham(Man of the match and Winning captain): It was obviously nice to have that match-winning contribution and I thought at the halfway point we did great job with the ball. Bangladesh were in the game and came out fighting but it was great to finish the game with 2 overs to spare. For us, it was about to build the partnerships. The dew made it easier for us and there was less turn, it was obvious going to be difficult with two lefties and the off-spinners. We had small targets in place as a batting unit depending on scores and situation. 

It was great to see guys stand in different situations and today was no different. The bowlers did well to restrict them in spite of them having wickets in hand. We didnt quite get off to the best start but it was nice to win after fighting our way through in the middle. It turned a bit more than we initially though it would. Expected a bit more go a green grass but we should adopt to every surface we play on regardless of where we play. Conway has done fantastically well in internationals. He has done in domestic circuit and he has carried his form into the internationals. It was an important partnership that we managed to build in the middle. It is great to win the series but we should focus on Wellington and it will be nice to put up a great performance as well. 
New Zealand have won the match by 5 wickets and Tom Latham has been star of this chase. The Kiwis have got an unassailable series lead of 2-0 in the 3-match series and Bangladesh are yet to win an ODI in the country. New Zealand's maintain their impressive record at the Hagley Oval where they have won 9 out of their last 10 ODI matches. 

Let's head over to the presentations where Latham and Iqbal will share their thoughts on this game. 
Over: 49 | Summary: 0 4 Bowler: Mohammad Saifuddin Score: 0/0
48.2 Mohammad Saifuddin to Tom Latham, FOUR! THERE IT IS! Latham seals it with the easiest of boundaries! Dished out full outside leg and an easy tuck off the pads through square leg gives New Zealand the winning runs. They win by 5 wickets and seal the series 2-0 with a game to spare! 
48.1 Mohammad Saifuddin to Tom Latham, LATE DRAMA! WELL WELL! Back of a length on leg, lobs off the thigh pads towards short extra cover. Mitchell tears off and slips halfway down the pitch and luckily for him, the fielder neither picks it up on time nor throws cleanly; Mitchell somehow makes it back!
Two bowlers bowled that over and now just a solitary run to win for the Kiwis. 
Over: 48 | Summary: 4 0 1 1 4 2 Bowler: Soumya Sarkar Score: 271/5
47.6 Soumya Sarkar to Daryl Mitchell, on a length on middle and leg, Mitchell heaves it over mid-wicket as deep square leg comes around and cuts it. Mitchell wanted a third run but it was never on meaning that Latham fittingly has a chance to seal the game off his own blade!
47.5 Soumya Sarkar to Daryl Mitchell, FOUR! Goes short again around off and Mitchell swivels into a pull and picks out the vacant region behind square on the leg-side. Races away to the ropes!
47.4 Soumya Sarkar to Tom Latham, dropped short of a length on fifth-stump, pulls it flat towards long on to get off strike
Mustafizur is hobbling off the field! Soumya Sarkar will complete the over. 
47.3 Mustafizur Rahman to Daryl Mitchell, back of a length on middle and off, takes pace off and Mitchell dabs it towards deep backward point with soft hands
47.2 Mustafizur Rahman to Daryl Mitchell, on a length around off, Mitchell drops his bat with soft hands to the close-in fielder at cover
47.1 Mustafizur Rahman to Daryl Mitchell, FOUR! How's that for a shot! In the slot outside off and Mitchell swings handsomely over mid-off to help himself to his first boundary. The equation down to single digits now
A couple of boundaries in that over and now with just 13 runs to win, just the formalities remain
Over: 47 | Summary: 4 0 1 1 4 0 Bowler: Taskin Ahmed Score: 259/5
46.6 Taskin Ahmed to Tom Latham, WAS THAT AN EDGE? Gives the charge on this short delivery on leg, Latham misses out on connecting with the pull and the ball drops just in front of the keeper who is pinned on his fingertips. Replays showing that it was off the shoulder of Latham!
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