Kayes ton goes in vain as Kiwis clean sweep

Published: Thursday, February 11, 2010, 21:44 [IST]
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Kayes ton goes in vain as NZ clean sweep

Christchurch: Kiwis completed their whitewash of Bangladesh in the one-day series with a three-wicket victory at AMI Stadium in Christchurch.

Earlier, Imrul Kayes struck his first century for Bangladesh as the tourists set New Zealand a testing target of 242 in the third and final one-day international in Christchurch.

New Zealand vs Bangladesh, 3rd ODI - Scorecard

A maiden ton from Imrul Kayes and a wonderful bowling spell by Shakib Al Hasan was not enough to deny New Zealand a 3-0 clean sweep after the hosts clinched the final ODI by three wickets in Christchurch

Martin Guptill was adjudged as man of the match for his 91 as it was crucial.

But Martin Guptill hit a run-a-ball 91 to reassert the hosts' dominance after Imrul Kayes had struck his first century for Bangladesh.


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