Live updates: World Test Championship – Blackcaps v Bangladesh from Mirpur, day two

  • 07/12/2023

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Kia ora, good afternoon and welcome to live coverage of the second day's play of the second test between the Blackcaps and Bangladesh in Mirpur.

After dismissing Bangladesh for just 172, the Blackcaps appeared well poised, before yet again struggling against the hosts' spin attack.

They finished the day at 55/5, still trailing Bangladesh by 117 runs.

The Blackcaps are trying to avoid the ignominy of a first ever test series defeat to Bangladesh.

TAB odds: New Zealand $2, Bangladesh $1.92, draw $13.50