New Zealandfailed to impress against Bangladeshand were bowled out for 224 in 45 overs during their first warm up match of the World Cup at on Tuesday. Barbados
Opting to bat first, the Kiwis made an inauspicious beginning as captain Stephen Flemming perished for a duck.
With Ross Taylor, Scot Styris and Peter Fulton failing to contribute substantially in the middle overs, it was left to
’s saviour Jacob Oram -- who continues to play with an injured finger—to do the resurrection job. New Zealand
Oram, who shone with the bat during the CB Series in
, produced a precious 88 off 107 balls while Brandon McCullum made 46 to push the total past 200. Australia
, Mashrafe Mortaza claimed 3 for 22 and Abdur Razzak picked 4 for 26. Bangladesh