The third ODI at Dublin between Bangladesh and New Zealand was forecasted have a rainy set back. However, as the inning proceed, clouds were flew away giving the chance to complete batting and bowling to both teams. Winning the toss, New Zealand sent in Bangladesh to bat first. The might have looked for a slogged inning, but Bangladesh players scored fifties. The score bolstered to 257 for 9 in 50 overs. There were three fifties in the inning. Soumya Sarkar scored 61 off 67 balls, Mushtafiqur Rahim scored 55 off 66 and Mahmadullah added 51 of 56. Mosaddek Hossains’s run-a-ball 41 was an imperative addition to the score. The opening partnership stretch was a prolonged 15.2 overs bringing 72 runs.
Bangladesh however, could not defend the score against New Zealand. The team chased down the target in 47.3 overs. It was a four-wicket victory for New Zealand. Luke Ronchi was an early wicket. He was removed by Mustafizur Rahman. A strong work was from captain Tom Latham, who built the foundation for a successful chase with George Worker. The players added 41 at the second wicket. Latham hauled the chase to 110 by the time he was down in 21st over. The inning had good partnership stretches that made the winning easier. Neil Broom-Taylor pair, Latham-Taylor and so on, all brought considerable runs keeping the asking rate under control throughout the inning.
James Neesham scored 52, another half century in the inning. Neil Broom was only two runs away from the mark. Their partnership turned the match in favor of New Zealand, as the top order was all contained by Bangladesh. After the bowlers removed half the wickets by 30 overs, the asking rate heightened to more than 6 runs per over. It was in this moment when Neesham and Broom came with the strong knocks. They added 80 runs to the chase batting together for 12.3 overs. When Neesham was removed in 45.6 overs the chase was at 241. The remaining runs was easy for Colin Munro and Mitchell Santner.
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