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Captain Kane Williamson has been ruled out as New Zealand seek a series whitewash in the third Test against Bangladesh.

Black Caps coach Gary Stead confirmed a left pectoral injury will keep the 28-year-old sidelined as batsman Will Young was named for a Test debut at Hagley Oval in Christchurch.

Tim Southee will become the Kiwis' 30th Test captain, while wicketkeeper BJ Watling has been passed fit after recovering from a hamstring injury.

New Zealand clinched innings victories in both of the first two Tests, with Williamson becoming the nation's first batsman to reach 20 centuries and also their fastest to get to 6,000 runs during the opener in Hamilton.

Despite Williamson showing improvements since the second Test in Wellington, Stead has no intentions of risking his captain.

"Kane is obviously a really important player for us and with the nature of the injury we couldn't be sure he wouldn't aggravate it," said Stead.

"He's improving every day and will continue his rehabilitation as planned.

"Will has been waiting in the wings for a while now and he'll get a great opportunity batting at number three in a settled line-up."

New Zealand head coach Gary Stead said Kane Williamson's injury could be made a case study, such is the rarity of the captain's pectoral problem.

Williamson suffered a grade one pectoral muscle tear as the Black Caps crushed Bangladesh by an innings and 12 runs to seal a Test series win in Wellington on Tuesday.

The skipper scored 74 runs to help New Zealand reach 432-6 declared in the second Test on Monday but Williamson was nowhere to be seen at Basin Reserve 24 hours later.

Williamson is in doubt for the third and final Test in Christchurch and while the injury is not major, it has left Stead and the Kiwis scratching their heads.

"They've only seen five in the world before. It's very minor but we're hopeful he will recover quickly," Stead told reporters post-match.

"The physio and staff were saying we'd make this a case study because it is so rare. It's like any muscle, there's irritation and a wee bit of bleeding but it's not a major injury.

"We're hopeful in a short period of time he'll be back to full noise."

Stead continued: "If he's fit, no player wants to give up their spot in the test team. It's safe to say we'll probably err on the conservative side and if there's any chance of risk then we're likely to pull him from that game."

Two full days of play were lost to rain in Wellington but New Zealand still managed to bowl out Bangladesh for 211 and 209.

Neil Wagner (5-45) and Trent Boult (4-52) tore through the tourists' batting line-up on the final day, with Bangladesh all out before lunch as the Black Caps locked up second spot in the ICC Test rankings.

"Fantastic performance," Williamson said. "We needed to score quickly to have a chance to win here. It was about playing good cricket.

"We were under some pressure after the first day. I think Bangladesh bowled well in the first wicket without much luck."

New Zealand humbled Bangladesh by an innings and 12 runs in a rain-affected second Test to claim the three-match series.

The Black Caps needed just a little over two days to beat Bangladesh, who were skilled for 209 before lunch in Wellington on Tuesday.

Rain washed out the opening two days of play at Basin Reserve, but New Zealand still managed to crush the tourists – locking in second spot in the ICC Test rankings.

Resuming on 80-3 after the Kiwis reached 432-6 before declaring with a 221-run first-innings lead, Bangladesh had no answer to Neil Wagner (5-45) and Trent Boult (4-52).

Soumya Sarkar (28) was the first wicket to fall when he edged a Boult delivery through to Ross Taylor and Mohammad Mithun (47) followed within 10 overs after falling victim to Wagner.

Liton Das' (1) stay at the crease was brief as he was sent back to the pavilion by the red-hot Wagner, who then dismissed Taijul Islam for a duck.

Mustafizur Rahman (16) was bowled by Boult before Wagner cleaned up Mahmudullah Riyad (67) and Ebadat Hossain (0) to seal a rout for New Zealand, who could be without captain Kane Williamson for the third Test after an MRI confirmed a grade one tear to his left pectoral minor muscle.

Kane Williamson said New Zealand found it "as tough as Test cricket gets" to finish off spirited Bangladesh on day four of the first Test.

Soumya Sarkar (149) and captain Mahmudullah (146) held up the Black Caps with a magnificent fifth-wicket stand of 235 at Seddon Park on Sunday.

New Zealand wasted no time in wrapping up victory by an innings and 52 runs after the Tigers' sixth-best partnership in the longest format was ended when Trent Boult (5-123) cleaned up Sarkar.

Willamson, who made an unbeaten double century as his side posted their record Test score of 715-6 declared on day three, praised Bangladesh's fight after they were dismissed for 429 to fall behind in the three-match series.

"I thought the fight today was as tough as Test cricket gets," the captain said. "Yes, it was nice to be a long way ahead of the game but today was really tough Test cricket.

"It is what we expect, and we know Wellington is going to be another tough match."

He added: "I think it was a massive challenge for all the bowlers today. We were hopeful of wickets late in the evening yesterday, which was nice.

"But coming back today with Bangladesh having more freshness, we knew it was going to be a big workload for the bowlers. They were just trying to stick with plans for a long period, and perhaps force an error.

"I don't think any plan is sustainable forever. Bangladesh were brilliant how they adapted with that tactic. It didn't work very well for us today, so we had to go back to stop their quick scoring."

Craig McMillan revelled in an historic batting day for New Zealand as they racked up a record score in the first Test against Bangladesh.

Skipper Kane Williamson contributed exactly 200 not out to back up centuries from openers Tom Latham and Jeet Raval, while Colin de Grandhomme blasted an unbeaten 76 from just 53 balls as the Black Caps posted 715-6 on day three.

The Tigers are facing a crushing defeat after ending the third day on 174-4 in their second innings, trailing by 307 runs.

"It was right up there," batting coach McMillan said of New Zealand's first-innings display.

"Obviously, it was historic in the amount of runs scored, and the contributions throughout the innings makes it very special, and one that the guys are really proud of."

The prolific Williamson became the fourth New Zealander to reach the 6,000-run mark in Tests, after Stephen Fleming, Ross Taylor and Brendon McCullum.

"He was sublime today," added McMillan. "Whenever the Bangladeshi bowlers missed, he hurt them, he was very efficient when they offered scoring opportunities and created those partnerships that we talk a lot about.

"It's not easy, and it takes a lot of hard work behind the scenes that allows him to play like that. He's very hard to bowl at as he bats 360 degrees - all around the wicket.

"Bowlers only have to err a fraction with Kane, and he hurts them, and we saw that today. A terrific knock all around."

Kane Williamson posted an unbeaten double century and New Zealand joined the 700-run club to close in on a mammoth win over Bangladesh in the opening match.

Williamson's second 200-score led New Zealand to 715-6 before they declared in Hamilton on Saturday – the Black Caps becoming the seventh Test nation to breach the 700-run mark after Sri Lanka, India, Australia, West Indies, England and Pakistan.

It also saw New Zealand surpass their previous best Test score of 690 against Pakistan in 2014 as the hosts earned a 481-run lead against Bangladesh at Seddon Park on day three.

And New Zealand are poised to wrap up a comprehensive victory – the tourists 174-4 at stumps and still 307 runs adrift with two full days remaining.

Sent in to bat again following their 234 in the first innings, Bangladesh looked quite comfortable as they reached 88 without loss thanks to Tamim Iqbal (74) and Shadman Islam (37).

But when Shadman fell to Neil Wagner (1-48), Bangladesh lost their way, with Trent Boult (2-53) and fellow quick Tim Southee (1-54) leaving the guests with a mountain to climb.

Resuming on 451-4, Williamson and New Zealand wasted little time as the Black Caps skipper and his team-mates scored freely in a demoralising performance.

Williamson – 93 not out at the start of play – brought up his 20th Test century from just 143 balls as he became the fourth New Zealand batsman to score 6,000 runs in the longest format of the game before lunch, joining Stephen Fleming, Ross Taylor and Brendon McCullum.

Only two New Zealand wickets fell on Saturday – Wagner the first to go off Ebadat Hossain (1-107) after a quick-fire 47 from 35 deliveries.

Mehidy Hasan Miraz got the wicket of BJ Watling (31) but he endured a miserable innings as he finished with figures of 246-2, while Colin de Grandhomme (76) finished not out alongside Williamson.

Soumya Sarkar (39) and Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad (15) will resume at the crease on Sunday after Mominul Haque (8) and Mohammad Mithun (0) fell cheaply.

Jeet Raval scored his maiden century as New Zealand dominated Bangladesh on day two of the first Test in Hamilton.

Playing his 17th Test, Raval finally ended his wait for a ton, making 132 at Seddon Park on Friday.

The 30-year-old capitalised on a docile pitch as the Black Caps pushed to 451-4 at stumps, leading by 217 to be well on top in the series opener.

Tom Latham (161), Kane Williamson (93 not out) and Henry Nicholls (53) also made runs against a Bangladesh attack struggling to create chances.

Resuming at 86-0, Raval and Latham were untroubled to start the day, although there were some brief, and minor, signs of variable bounce.

There was no denying Raval, who made a chance-less century – his first since his Test debut in November 2016.

Raval smashed Ebadat Hossain (0-77) for back-to-back boundaries to bring up the milestone.

Dropped when he was yet to score on day one, Latham made the most of his life, although he endured a nervous moment getting to his century.

The left-hander's top edge went for four as a hopeful fielder came around on the boundary, bringing up his ninth Test ton.

Raval fell to Mahmudullah (1-3) to end a 254-run opening stand before Latham departed, Mohammad Mithun taking a great diving catch off Soumya Sarkar (2-57).

Only Ross Taylor (4) missed out of New Zealand's top-order, trapped lbw by Soumya.

Williamson and Nicholls combined for a 100-run stand, broken when the latter left a Mehidy Hasan (1-149) delivery that hit his off stump in the third last over of the day.

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is taking nothing for granted in his side's home Test series against Bangladesh.

The first of three matches begins in Hamilton on Thursday, with the Black Caps heavy favourites for a series win.

Yet Williamson is wary of an upset, believing every opponent poses a threat and pinpointing Sri Lanka's away victory at South Africa as an example of a surprise result.

"There have been some upsets for some very strong teams," Williamson said. "As we know, teams can get together as a group and play some very good cricket.

"Every team in international cricket is a threat. They're all very, very talented.

"We saw Sri Lanka over in South Africa, which was a fantastic effort. It's hard to beat a side like South Africa anywhere – let alone in their backyard. Anybody can beat anybody.

"It's about playing your best cricket and focusing on what you are trying to achieve as a team."

Williamson confirmed that Todd Astle will play the first Test, with Matt Henry and Will Young not involved.

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson lauded the Black Caps for another ruthless performance after sealing a one-day international series win over Bangladesh.

The Black Caps took a 2-0 lead in the three-match series after an eight-wicket victory in Christchurch on Saturday.

Martin Guptill (118) and Williamson (65 not out) saw the hosts easily past their target of 227 with 83 balls to spare.

The display pleased Williamson, who praised his bowlers for taking advantage of favourable early conditions.

"Another clinical performance from us, which is sort of what we're wanting, what we're asking," he told Sky Sport.

"Guys are coming out and playing their roles.

"I thought the lads in the first half with the ball in hand were outstanding. There was a little bit there for us with the overcast conditions and we did get a bit out of the surface, which was nice, and we were able to take those regular wickets which is important."

Guptill's century was his 16th in ODIs, moving level with Nathan Astle and second only to Ross Taylor (20) for most for his nation.

The opener, who also scored a ton in the series opener, said his focus was on contributing for the Black Caps.

"You always go out there and do your best for the team first," Guptill told Sky Sport.

"Those sort of milestones come as a byproduct of that."

The final match of the ODI series is in Dunedin on Wednesday.

Martin Guptill led New Zealand to an eight-wicket win over Bangladesh to seal a one-day international series victory on Saturday.

Guptill (118) helped the Black Caps reach their target of 227 comfortably at Hagley Oval in Christchurch.

Kane Williamson made an unbeaten 65 as New Zealand won the second ODI to take a 2-0 lead in the three-match series, getting to their target in the 37th over.

Bangladesh earlier struggled in cloudy conditions, fighting to 226 all out after being reduced to 93-5 despite some poor fielding by the hosts.

The Black Caps opted to bowl in rainy conditions and Trent Boult (1-49) struck early, removing Liton Das (1).

A brief rain delay in the fifth over slowed New Zealand down, but the tourists were quickly in massive trouble, Matt Henry (1-30) trapping Tamim Iqbal (5) lbw.

But the hosts endured some difficulties in the field, dropping several catches, including Ross Taylor putting down Mushfiqur Rahim and Mohammad Mithun.

Taylor did hold onto a chance from Soumya Sarkar (22) off the wayward Colin de Grandhomme (1-25), while Mushfiqur (24) and Mahmudullah (7) fell relatively cheaply.

The drop off Mithun did hurt the Black Caps as he made 57 having been put down on five, although he suffered a hamstring injury during his innings.

Sabbir Rahman (43) and Mithun combined for a 75-run partnership that helped Bangladesh steady, but their total never looked enough, particularly after Guptill made another flying start.

Coming off an unbeaten century in Napier, Guptill helped the Black Caps make a good start alongside Henry Nicholls (14).

Guptill and Williamson then put on 143 for the second wicket, ensuring New Zealand's victory was never in doubt.

The hard-hitting opener notched his 16th ODI century – the equal second most for the Black Caps – before falling to Mustafizur Rahman (2-42), the hosts sealing a series win before the final match in Dunedin on Wednesday.

New Zealand opener Martin Guptill is set to return for the Black Caps' one-day international series against Bangladesh.

Guptill is in the squad for the three-game ODI series, pending a fitness test on Sunday, the Black Caps announced on Saturday.

The 32-year-old batsman was ruled out of the Twenty20 series against India with an aggravated disc in his lower back but Guptill is in line to return in Napier on Wednesday.

Guptill will partner Henry Nicholls atop the order if passed fit, while Colin Munro will replace captain Kane Williamson in the third game as the New Zealand skipper takes a pre-planned rest.

"It's an exciting time for the players and coaches alike as we look to sign-off our home summer of white-ball cricket," said New Zealand selector Gavin Larsen.

"Undoubtedly the World Cup is looming large, but we're very much focused on the series ahead and the type of cricket we want to play.

"We're delighted to have Martin back on the park for this series; he's a world-class player and an integral part of our one-day side.

"He and Henry did a good job opening up in Hamilton against India and they're a combination we want to see some more of in this series, before Colin returns to the top for the third game with Kane resting."

 

New Zealand ODI squad: Kane Williamson (c) (Games one and two), Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Colin Munro (Game three), Jimmy Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Ross Taylor, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee.

Opposing captains Kane Williams and Virat Kohli were full of praise for each other ahead of New Zealand's five-match ODI series against India.

The Black Caps, ranked third in the world, host the side one place above them in the rankings over what promises to be a thrilling couple of weeks.

In Kohli, India boast the ICC's top-ranked ODI batsman, while earlier on Tuesday he completed a clean sweep in being named ICC Cricketer of the Year to go alongside his awards in the Test and 50-over formats.

And Williamson knows his side have their work cut out against a man who averaged a staggering 133.55 in ODIs in 2018.

"Someone like Virat is certainly a player I admire and enjoy watching and he's pushing the boundaries of the game so that's brilliant," said Williamson, who was included in the Test Team of the Year.

"He's a respectful guy and I've known him for a very long time but as a player, obviously, [he's] world class and our focus is more about that and his cricketing ability and how we can combat him as best as we can.

"He's always a challenge to come up against and is someone who is most admired in terms of how he goes about his cricket and he's formidable in his run scoring so he's definitely a player of note to try to shut down."

And Kohli had kinds words for his opposite number in return ahead of Wednesday's opening ODI in Napier.

"Williamson is easily one of the best players in the world. So easy on the eye, great to watch and I personally enjoy his batting and when he is on song he is easily one of the most attractive batsmen to watch," the India skipper said.

"He is always going to be a solid player for New Zealand purely because of what all he has done over the years in all three formats.

"He more or less makes the team win when he is scoring runs, so that tells you about his awareness about the game and hence he is leading the side and guiding it in the right direction. So Kane will be a factor but at the same time Rosco [Taylor] and other guys as well.

"You can't take anyone for granted and their batting revolves around Kane and Ross in ODIs especially, the other guys bat around them and we are aware of that and working on our plans."

Ross Taylor celebrated another milestone and Henry Nicholls posted an unbeaten century as New Zealand sealed a 3-0 one-day international series sweep over Sri Lanka.

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