Bangladesh first win over New Zealand away from home

This is Bangladesh's first win over New Zealand away from home, in their 17th attempt. A few of their supporters have invaded the field in celebration. They've been making a lot of noise all day and have been treated with a fine performance from their beloved team. Bangladesh were carrying momentum going into the break. They had stifled New Zealand to 270 from a position of 167/2 in 30 overs.
The chase couldn't have gotten off on a better note with Tamim Iqbal smashing the first ball for six. He had a big partnership with Sabbir Rahman for the second wicket, and it put Bangladesh right in charge. New Zealand kept fighting back though, never allowing the opposition to run away with the game through the middle period. However, the pair of Rahim and Mahmudullah showed composure and killed the game off comfortably in the end. This series was already decided in New Zealand's favour before we came in today. However, you can't help but wonder, especially after today's result, that things could have been so different if one of those Bangladesh v Ireland games weren't washed out.

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