Guptill's ton guides Kiwis to 3-wicket win over Bangladesh

As reported by Zee News.

Hamilton: Opener Martin Guptill smashed a brisk century before New Zealand huffed and puffed to a thrilling three-wicket win over Bangladesh to sign off their league engagements unbeaten in pool A of the ICC cricket World Cup here on Friday.

Chasing a competitive 289 to win, New Zealand rode on a 131-run third-wicket partnership between Guptill (105) and Ross Taylor (56) to stay atop pool A with 12 points, followed by Sri Lanka (8), Australia (7) and Bangladesh (7).

Bangladesh, who had reached the quarterfinals for the first time after beating England last Monday, are now most likely to take on defending champions India in the last eight stage after finishing fourth.

However, a final position of the pool will only be known after the Australia-Scotland match at Hobart tomorrow. If the minnows can stun the four-time champions by a big margin, the position of the teams may change...

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