Athletic

New Zealand take on Ireland in tri-nation series tomorrow

DHAKA, May, 20, 2017 (BSS)- New Zealand will take on host Ireland in their third ODI match of Tri-nation series scheduled to be held tomorrow (Sunday) at Dublin (Malahide).

The match kicks off at 3.45 pm (BST).

The Kiwis currently in comfortable position and topped in the points table with full eight points from two matches while Bangladesh placed in second position in the points table with six points.

Ireland placed in the bottom-ranked in the points table with two points from three matches.

If New Zealand able to win the match against Ireland, they will be champions in the series, but if New Zealand lost their match, Bangladesh will have an opportunity in that case the Tigers must have to beat New Zealand in their last match of the series.

Earlier, New Zealand made a winning start in the series as they beat Ireland by 51 runs recorded a four-wicket victory over Bangladesh in their second match of the series.

On the other hand, The Irish will be aiming to finish the series at least a victory though they have no chance to become champions if they win their last encounter against the Kiwis.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)