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Tamim on top as Bangladesh beat New Zealand, win series

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Tamim Iqbal became Bangladesh’s top run scorer in one-day cricket on Thursday as his team beat New Zealand by 40 runs in the second ODI to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. 

Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal tries to avoid a bouncer from New Zealand bowler Tim Southee during the second one-day-international (ODI) at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on October 31, 2013

Set a target of 248, New Zealand caved in for 207 in 46.4 overs to suffer their sixth successive ODI defeat to Bangladesh, who won Tuesday’s series opener by 43 runs.

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