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Result: New Zealand advance at World Twenty20 with 100% record intact

New Zealand hammer Bangladesh by 75 runs to go through to the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 with their 100% record intact.

New Zealand have gone through to the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 in India with a 100% record thanks to a comfortable 75-run win over Bangladesh in their last Super 10 group game.

The Black Caps, who had already guaranteed themselves a place in the final four, won the toss at Eden Gardens today and decided to bat first against winless Bangladesh.

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson plays a shot during the World T20 match against Bangladesh on March 26, 2016© AFP

The trio of Kane Williamson (42), Colin Munro (35) and Ross Taylor (28) scored the bulk of the runs as New Zealand posted 145-8 from their 20 overs.

Mustafizur Rahman was the pick of the Bangladeshi bowlers with a five-wicket haul for just 22 runs.

New Zealand removed dangerous opener Tamim Iqbal with a run-out in the second over and the wickets steadily tumbled throughout as Bangladesh were bowled out for just 70, their lowest-ever total in a T20 international.

Grant Elliott and Ish Sodhi finished with three wickets each and 10 of the 18 total wickets in the match were via a clean-bowling, a new T20 record.

New Zealand's Ish Sodhi celebrates after the dismissal of Bangladesh's Soumya Sarkar on March 26, 2016© AFP

Either India or Australia, who face off in a winner-takes-all match in Mohali tomorrow, will join New Zealand in advancing from Group 2.

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