New Zealand defeated Bangladesh by 52 runs in the third T20I of the five-match series.© ICC/Twitter
New Zealand defeated Bangladesh by 52 runs in the third Twenty20 international to stay alive in the five-match series in Dhaka on Sunday. Left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel claimed a career-best 4-16 as New Zealand bowled out Bangladesh for 76 in 19.3 overs after posting a modest 128-5 when they elected to bat first. Cole McConchie was among other successful bowlers with 3-15.
Bangladesh won the first two matches of the series respectively by seven wickets and four runs and they lead the five match series 2-1 after the third game.
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