Tim David hit a four off the last ball to give Australia a nail-biting six-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first Twenty20 international in Wellington on Wednesday.
“Probably the worst wicket I've come across in my career,” said Southee after the game on Saturday.
New Zealand had an eight-run lead in the first innings with Phillips guiding the side to 180 from a precarious 46-5, in reply to Bangladesh's 172.
The New Zealand skipper hinted that there is a fair chance of the visitors featuring an extra spinner in Mirpur
New Zealand Test captain Tim Southee refused to blame fatigue from a gruelling ODI World Cup campaign in India for his side's defeat in the first Test of a two-match series against Bangladesh in Sylhet on Saturday.
“We know Bangladesh are a great side in these conditions and it’s going to be a great and hard-fought Test series,” Southee said
New Zealand's Tim Southee will miss the World Cup's opening match against holders England and potentially some of the following matches due to an injured thumb, stand-in-skipper Tom Latham said Wednesday.
New Zealand are banking on golden generation trio Kane Williamson, Tim Southee and Trent Boult having one last hurrah as they look to finally snare a limited-overs World Cup trophy after so many near misses.
New Zealand paceman Tim Southee's participation in next month's 50-overs World Cup will be decided after his surgery for a fractured and dislocated thumb, New Zealand Cricket said Wednesday.