Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo mentioned they’ll attempt to make Ross Taylor’s farewell to Take a look at cricket “as depressing as doable” once they tackle New Zealand in a two-Take a look at sequence starting in Mount Maunganui on Saturday.
Former captain Taylor will play his final Assessments within the house sequence towards Bangladesh earlier than wrapping up worldwide restricted overs profession towards Australia and the Netherlands over the house summer season.
“We all know he is a high quality participant and loads of bowlers might be glad to not need to bowl to him any extra,” Domingo informed reporters on Friday.
“We wish to attempt to verify he does not have an ideal send-off — we wish to make sure that his send-off is as depressing as doable.”
Taylor is New Zealand’s highest run-scorer in each Assessments (7,584) and one-day internationals (8,581) and Domingo expects the 37-year-old will wish to exit in a blaze of glory.
“We all know now we have to bowl effectively to get him out these subsequent couple of weeks as a result of he’ll be decided to complete off effectively,” the coach mentioned.
“Each high quality participant desires to complete their profession on a excessive and go away on their very own accord, so I am positive he’ll be up for placing some huge scores up over these subsequent couple of weeks.”
World Take a look at Champions New Zealand is with out common captain Kane Williamson, who’s nursing a nagging elbow harm, and Tom Latham has been put in cost.
It would welcome again quick bowlers Trent Boult and Neil Wagner however Latham mentioned they had been but to make a name on whether or not to play Rachin Ravindran or Daryl Mitchell.
“We are going to make the choice on the all-rounder spot tomorrow,” Latham mentioned.
“We could have 5 batters up-front and the 4 seamers which have executed very well for us in these circumstances for a very long time. Trying ahead to having them again in these circumstances.”