Kiwis win toss and bat in final one-dayer

Published: Tuesday, October 14, 2008, 10:36 [IST]
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Chittagog: New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori won the toss and elected to bat in the third and final one-day international here Tuesday with the series poised at 1-1.

New Zealand came from behind to win the second one-dayer at Dhaka by 75 runs to level the series after the home team's shock seven-wicket win in the opening match.

New Zealand remained unchanged from the second match, while Bangladesh brought in left-handed batsman Imrul Kayes for all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad.

The 21-year-old Kayes is making his one-day debut at Chittagong Divisional Stadium.

Bangladesh: Mohammad Ashraful (capt), Tamim Iqbal, Zunaed Siddique, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mashrafe Mortaza, Abdur Razzak, Shahadat Hossain, Syed Rasel, Imrul Kayes, Naeem Islam


New Zealand: Daniel Vettori (capt), Daniel Flynn, Jamie How, Brendon McCullum, Kyle Mills, Jacob Oram, Jesse Ryder, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Scott Styris, Jeetan Patel

Umpires: Daryl Harper (AUS) and Enamul Hoque (BAN)

TV umpire: Akhtaruddin

Match referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)

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