Ajaz Patel took 4-16 to claim the Player of the Match award and Henry Nicholls scored 36 not out off 29 balls to be named the most valuable player of the match as New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 52 runs in the 3rd T20 International. The series now stands at 2-1 after Bangladesh won the first two games in emphatic fashion. New Zealand, having put 128/5 on the board off their twenty overs, were able to skittle their hosts for just 76 thanks to Patel's heroics.
Ajaz Patel (4-16) and Henry Nicholls (36* from 29) claim the spoils after helping secure just our 2nd ever white-ball win against Bangladesh at home. The 52 run victory in game 3 keeps the series alive heading to Wednesday #BANvNZ pic.twitter.com/b3KkJ4jaEt— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) September 5, 2021