Bangladesh have come out remarkable good in New Year 2022 and particularly in this Test match against New Zealand at the Bay Oval. Barring the opening day, when Devon Conway hit his second Test ton, Bangladesh have dominated the next three days putting them in a strong position to win the match. Starting the day at 401 for six, the visitors put on 57 more runs to finish at 458 all out and most importantly take a crucial 130-run lead. In reply, New Zealand have failed miserably losing five of their batters at 147 at the end of the day's play. With a small lead of 17 runs, New Zealand's Ross Taylor and Rachin Ravindra definitely need to step up on the final day to save the Test. For Bangladesh, Ebadot Hossain has definitely been the hero on Day 4 claiming four of the five Kiwi wickets to fall conceding just 39 runs. For the information, this Bangladesh team is without three stalwarts -- Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal and the recently retired Mahmudullah. Get highlights of New Zealand vs Bangladesh here.
11:20 AM IST: Day 4 stumps
New Zealand finish Day 4 at 147/5. They lead Bangladesh by 17 runs with Rachin Ravindra and Ross Taylor being the two unbeaten batters. Ebadot Hossain has been the start for Bangladesh taking four wickets.
10:25 AM IST: Ebadot strikes
Two wickets in an over for Ebadot Hossain. He first cleans up Will Young for 69 before disturning timbers of Henry Nicholls a ball later. New Zealand 136/4, lead by six runs
9:37 AM IST: Young fifty
50 for Will Young. Brilliant innings under pressure. This is also his second fifty of the match. He had made 52 in the first innings. New Zealand 104/2
9:34 AM IST: 100 up for NZ
100 up for New Zealand. Will Young and Ross Taylor continue to steady New Zealand after early wickets. The duo also completes 50-run stand for the third wicket so far. New Zealand 104/2, trail by 26 runs.
8:18 AM IST: BAN on Top
In reply, New Zealand have lost two wickets and are 68/2 in the second innings. Tom Latham and first-innings centurion Devin Conway are the two batters out. Taskin Ahmed and Ebadot Hossain took the wickets for Bangladesh. NZ still trail by 62 runs, Tea break has been announced.
8:15 AM IST: BAN take huge lead
Mehidy Hasan played a crucial innings of 47 down the order to help Bangladesh post 458 all out in their first innings and take a lead of 130 runs against New Zealand. The visitors started the day at 401/6. Trent Boult finished with 4 wickets while Neil Wagner accounted for three.