Live updates: World Test Championship – Blackcaps v Bangladesh from Sylhet International Stadium, day four

  • 01/12/2023

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Kia ora, good afternoon and welcome to live coverage of the fourth day's play of the first test between Bangladesh and the Blackcaps, from Sylhet International Stadium.

After the first three days of their new World Test Championship cycle, the hosts have clearly taken the advantage in the hunt for points in the first test.

At 212/3 in their second innings, Bangladesh currently boasts a lead of 205 runs with seven wickets in hand and century-maker captain Najmul Hossain Shanto still at the crease.

The Blackcaps bowling attack will need to make inroads quickly to give themselves any chance of victory on a turning pitch, with the opening session shaping as critical to both teams' cause.

TAB betting odds: New Zealand $4.90, Bangladesh $1.57, draw $3.95

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