Vettori elects to bat in second ODI against Bangla

Published: Friday, December 28, 2007, 3:21 [IST]
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Napier: New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori again won the toss and opted to bat first in the second one-day cricket international against Bangladesh at McLean Park here Friday.

Bangladesh need to win to keep the three-match series alive after being comprehensively beaten by six wickets in the opener at Auckland on Wednesday.

New Zealand have kept the same line up while Bangladesh have made one change with Tushar Imran replacing Mehrab Hossain.

The match is scheduled to begin at 11:00 am (22:00GMT Thursday).


New Zealand: Jamie How, Brendon McCullum, Peter Fulton, Ross Taylor, Scott Styris, Mathew Sinclair, Jacob Oram, Kyle Mills, Daniel Vettori, Mark Gillespie, Chris Martin

Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Junaid Siddique, Aftab Ahmed, Mohammad Ashraful, Shakib Al Hasan, Tushar Imran, Farhad Reza, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mashrafe Mortaza, Abdur Razzak, Shahadat Hossain

Umpires: Tony Hill (NZL), Peter Parker (AUS)

Match referee: Chris Broad (ENG)

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