Bangladeshi bowlers have certainly overcome the mental hurdles and executed their plans fantastically in the second ODI at Nelson. They have restricted New Zealand by an approachable total of 251 runs on a pitch favorable for batting.

Bangladeshi skipper, Mashrafe, has won the toss and decided to field first. He proved his decision accurate in the very first over when he sent back Guptill on zero. Debutant Subashis consorted him nicely and together they grasped New Zealanders very tight to check runs. Wickets were fallen at regular interval as Taskin and Shakib also came to the plot. New Zealand eventually abled to put the total of 251 runs riding on the century of Neil Broom. Mashrafe is the most successful bowler as he has taken three important wickets at crucial moments.

Bangladesh possesses some good memories on this ground and the highest team total has been scored here by Bangladesh. In that match of World Cup, Bangladesh scored 318 runs to beat Scotland. Now they have a good opportunity to attain some bigger accolades.