Bangladesh’s batting is underway against New Zealand on first day of the second test at Christchurch. The visitors were struggling at 273 for 9 a short while ago.
Tim Southee and Trent Boult grabbed four wickets each. Bangladesh had gone to the first interval at 128-2, in a strong position after losing the toss and being sent in on a greenish pitch at Hagley oval.
Sarkar (86) made his first half century in his fourth test while Shakib (59), who made a double century in the first test, notched his 20th test half century, as the partnership produced 127 runs. PTV Sports is telecasting the match live.