Black Caps' Martin Guptill scores crafty century as NZ cruise to victory over Bangladesh in first ODI

Relive 1 NEWS NOW's live updates of this afternoon's first ODI between the Black Caps and Bangladesh at McLean Park in Napier.

9.29pm: NZ 233/2 - 44.3 overs - Guptill 117, Taylor 45

The Black Caps have beaten Bangladesh by eight wickets and lead the ODI series 1-0. Martin Guptill was instrumental for the home team scoring 117 runs off 116 balls.

9.12pm: NZ 202/2 - 41 overs - Guptill 100, Taylor 33

CENTURY! Martin Guptill makes a single and that brings up his 15th ODI century!

8.53pm: NZ 173/2 - 36 overs - Guptill 92, Taylor 13

The Black Caps are in the drivers seat and need just 60 runs with 14 overs remaining and eight wickets in hand to win this match. 

8.39pm: NZ 156/2 - 33 overs - Guptill 82, Taylor 8


8.22pm: NZ 140/2 - 30 overs - Guptill 73, Taylor 1

WICKET! Mahmudullah bowls to Williamson and the visitors shout and appeal for lbw. The onfield umpire keeps his arm down and the Bangladesh team go for a review immediately.

The delivery was short and Williamson went back and opened up to hit it on the leg side but the ball doesn't bounce as much as he anticipated. The ball hits the front pad right in front. Ball-tracking suggests it would have hit the leg stump. The NZ skipper is gone for just 11 runs. 

7.56pm: NZ 106/1 - 23.5 overs - Guptill 50, Williamson 1

FIFTY! Martin Guptill picks up an easy single and he brings up fifty runs off 57 balls. 

7.51pm: NZ 103/1 - 22.3 overs - Guptill 47, Nicholls 51

OUT! Mehidy Hisan Miraz bowls to Nicholls he dragged it softly back into his own stumps.

7.46pm: NZ 100/0 - 21 overs - Guptill 47, Nicholls 51

FIFTY! Henry Nicholls brings up fifty for the match, as he and Guptill are happy to take the time building their partnership. New Zealand are very much in control of this one - Bangladesh really need some wickets now if they are to get back into this match.

7.36pm: NZ 81/0 - 18 overs - Guptill 44, Nicholls 35

SIX! Sabbir Rahman bowls to Guptill and his delivery is too shor. Guptill rocks back and pull it for six over the midwicket boundary.

7.32pm: NZ 72/0 - 17 overs - Guptill 37, Nicholls 33

New Zealand need just 161 runs with 198 ball left in the match.

7.20pm: NZ 62/0 - 13.5 overs - Guptill 32, Nicholls 28

FOUR! Mohammad Saifuddin bowls to Nicholls and their is a misfield from Bangladesh. The ball races away to the long off boundary.

7.14pm: NZ 50/0 - 13 overs - Guptill 27, Nicholls 21

FIFTY! Henry Nicholls and Martin Guptill go for a quick single and that brings up 50 for New Zealand and their 50 partnership. 

6.54pm: NZ 36/0 - 8.3 overs - Guptill 20, Nicholls 15

SIX! Mashrafe Mortaza bowls to Guptill, it's an offcutter delivery at a length on off. Guptill hits through the line and hits it straight over the bowler's head.

6.49pm: NZ 26/0 - 7.2 overs - Guptill 10, Nicholls 14

FOUR! Mustafizur bowls to Henry Nicholls, it is a full delivery by Mustafizur and it angles in towards leg stump. Nicholls times his shot to perfection as he punches it past his teammate Martin Guptill.

6.33pm: NZ 16/0 - 3.5 overs - Guptill 7, Nicholls 8

FOUR! Mohammad Saifuddin bowls to Martin Guptill, the delivery is a length ball and slanted in at leg stump. Guptill hits it backward square leg boundary for four.

6.15pm: NZ 0/0 - Guptill 0, Nicholls 0

And we are underway as New Zealand need 233 runs to win the first ODI in Napier. 

5.45pm: Bangladesh all out for 232

Bangladesh's innings comes to an end as Trent Boult dismisses Mustafizur Rahman with a perfect yorker. Rahman mistimes his shot and Boult's delivery goes onto hit the stumps.

5.37pm: Ban 229/9 - 47.1 overs - Mithun 62, Mortaza 8

WICKET! Lockie Ferguson bowls to Mithun and he's bowled him! An excellent knock from Mithun who falls one run short from equaling his highest run total of 63 in ODIs. That delivery from Ferguson was 150km/h, Mithun was too slow to react with the ball going onto crash into the stumps.

5.24pm: Ban 215/8 - 44.5 overs - Mithun 59, Saifuddin 41

OUT! Mitchell Santner bowls to Mohammad Saifuddin and he sweeps it hard but the ball goes straight to Martin Guptill at midwicket.

5.05pm: Ban 181/7 - 41 overs - Mithun 50, Saifuddin 21

FIFTY! Mohammad Mithun brings up his third ODI fifty! A great knock from the Bangladesh batsman, his highest score in ODIs is 63-runs. 

4.46pm: Ban 167/7 - 36 overs - Mithun 44, Saifuddin 14

Mithun is putting up a fight, he is just six runs short of bringing up his half century. Jimmy Neesham comes back into New Zealand's bowling attack.

4.15pm: Ban 133/7 - 29 overs - Mithun 24, Saifuddin 0

WICKET! Mitchell Santner bowls to Mehidy and he edges it to square leg. Jimmy Neesham gives chases and he gets there to make a great catch.

3.46pm: Ban 94/6 - 23.4 overs - Mithun 22, Sabbir 13

OUT! Mitchell Santner comes into the bowling attack for New Zealand and the spinner strikes! He bowls to Sabbir, swings and misses. The Bangladesh batsman is caught out of his crease and Tom Latham regathers the ball and hits the stumps.

3.22pm: Ban 71/5 - 17.2 overs - Mithun 14, Mahmudullah 13

OUT! Lockie Ferguson bowls to Mahmudullah and he edges it to Ross Taylor in the slips. Taylor bobbles it before regathering the ball and making the catch. Bangladesh are in all sorts of trouble right now.

3.11pm: Ban 59/4 - 15 overs - Mithun 9, Mahmudullah 8

Bangladesh's Mithun and Mahmudullah are building a slow but steady partnership after an early collapse.

2.53pm: Ban 51/4 - 11 overs - Mithun 5, Mahmudullah 4

A good over from Matt Henry with Bangladesh only scoring one run from the over. 

2.41pm: Ban 42/4 - 8.2 overs - Mithun 0, Mahmudullah 0

OUT! Matt Henry bowls to Soumya and he hits it skyward, Henry gets under it and makes a safe catch. Soumya is gone for 30-runs.

2.38pm: Ban 42/3 - 8 overs - Soumya 30, Mushfiqur 5

WICKET! Trent Boult bowls to Mushfiqur and he's choped it onto the stumps. 

2.33pm: Ban 41/2 - 7 overs - Soumya 29, Mushfiqur 5

An expensive over by Matt Henry as Bangladesh score 12 runs from his over.

2.20pm: Ban 19/2 after 4.3 overs

And now it's Henry's turn to strike, clipping the top of Linton Das' off stump. Terrible start for Bangladesh. 

2.13pm: Ban 9/1 after two overs

Trent Boult's first ball is a cracker. Length and movement sees the ball catch Tamim's edge, and he's caught by Latham behind the stumps. 

2.05pm: Ban 5/0 after one over

Comfortable first over for the visitors, five runs off Henry's first over

1.40pm: The teams - Guptill and Ferguson in for Munro and Astle.

NZ - 1 Martin Guptill, 2 Henry Nicholls, 3 Kane Williamson (capt), 4 Ross Taylor, 5 Tom Latham (wk), 6 Jimmy Neesham, 7 Colin de Grandhomme, 8 Mitchell Santner, 9 Lockie Ferguson, 10 Matt Henry, 11 Trent Boult

Bangladesh -  1 Tamim Iqbal, 2 Liton Das, 3 Soumya Sarkar, 4 Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), 5 Mohammad Mithun, 6 Mahmudullah, 7 Sabbir Rahman, 8 Mohammad Saifuddin, 9 Mehidy Hasan Miraz, 10 Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), 11 Mustafizur Rahman

1.30pm: The toss - Bangladesh win, and will bat.


Today's clash in Napier is the start of a very important series for the Black Caps on multiple fronts.

For starters, they'll be wanting to bounce back after getting flogged 4-1 in their best-of-five series with India earlier this month.

But more importantly, it's the last batch of 50-over matches the Kiwi side will get before heading to the World Cup later this year.

Coach Gary Stead has tweaked his side for the series as a result, with Colin Munro dropped from the squad for the first two matches.

Martin Guptill returns to the fold after overcoming a back injury.

While selectors insist Munro is still part of the equation, Gavin Larsen says he's excited to see Guptill and Henry Nicholls team up at the top of the order.

"We're delighted to have Martin back on the park for this series; he's a world-class player and an integral part of our one-day side," Larsen said.

"He and Henry did a good job opening up in Hamilton against India and they're a combination we want to see some more of in this series."

Bangladesh enter today looking to start 2019 on a high after their 2018 ended in rough ODI and T20 series defeats to the West Indies in the Caribbean.

But it'll be tough with the experience of Shakib Al Hasan missing after the all-rounder fractured a finger while batting in the BPL earlier this month.


NZL: Kane Williamson(c), Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, James Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor

BAN: Masrafe Mortaza (c), Tamim Iqbal Khan, Litton Das, Soumya Sarker, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Mohammad Shaifuddin, Nayeem Hasan, Shafiul Islam

New Zealand's Martin Guptill. New Zealand Black Caps v Bangladesh. One day international cricket. 1st ODI. McLean Park, Napier, New Zealand. Wednesday 13 February 2019. © Copyright photo: John Cowpland /
New Zealand's Martin Guptill in action against Bangladesh during his side's first ODI in Napier. Source: Photosport

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