Mushfiqur Rahim turned the primary Bangladesh batter to be dismissed obstructing the sector throughout day one of many second Bangladesh vs New Zealand Take a look at match in Mirpur on December 6.
Rahim defended a Kyle Jamieson supply beneath his eyes within the 41st over of Bangladesh’s first innings. Nonetheless, as he realised the ball might have headed onto his stumps after bouncing close to the crease, he shoved it away along with his left glove.
The New Zealand fielders appealed instantly for an obstructing the sector dismissal. The on-field umpires got here collectively earlier than deciding to ship it upstairs to the TV umpire for a evaluate.
The TV umpire adjudged that Rahim had willfully dealt with the ball and gave him out obstructing the sector. With this choice, Mushfiqur turned the primary Bangladeshi batter to be out obstructing the sector in worldwide cricket throughout codecs. In Take a look at cricket, solely Len Hutton had been out on this method earlier than.
Mushfiqur’s was the fifth wicket to fall within the Bangladesh innings as he fell for 35, leaving the hosts stuttering at 104-5.