Image Source : TWITTER/SCREENGRAB Glenn Phillips
After the end of ODI World Cup 2023, all the teams are now busy playing bilateral series. In this, New Zealand is currently playing a 2-match test series against Bangladesh. In which the first match of the series between the two teams is being played at Sylhet Cricket Ground. After the end of the third day’s play of this Test, the position of hosts Bangladesh looked strong, who had taken a lead of 205 runs on the basis of second innings. On the third day, fans got to see another scene when Kiwi team player Glenn Phillips was seen applying saliva on the ball while bowling.
Glenn Phillips was seen applying saliva on the ball twice
On the third day of the first Test match, when the Bangladesh team was batting in its second innings, Glenn Phillips was seen applying saliva on the ball twice during the 34th over. Phillips did this during the second ball of his over, although the on-field umpires did not take any action against him after this incident. Let us tell you that due to the Corona epidemic, there was a ban on applying saliva on the ball in cricket. After this, bowlers are seen trying to shine the ball through sweat. If this rule is broken by any player in the match, a penalty of five runs is imposed on him. In this match, Glenn Phillips bowled brilliantly during the first innings and took 4 wickets for 53 runs.
Shanto’s captaincy innings, Bangladesh in strong position
On the third day of this first test match, a brilliant batting performance was seen from Bangladesh. Team captain Nazmul Hussain Shanto was batting unbeaten on 104 runs at the end of the day’s play. On the second wicket, he first got the support of Mominul Haq and then Mushfiqur Rahim. At the end of play on the third day, Bangladesh’s score in the second innings was 212 runs for the loss of three wickets and they had taken a lead of 205 runs against New Zealand. Now the first session of play on the fourth day of this test match is going to prove to be very important for both the teams.
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