Bangladesh have misplaced all their 4 T20Is towards New Zealand within the latter’s residence soil.
Bangladesh had their moments within the second ODI towards New Zealand, however Tom Latham’s ton denied them a victory. Moreover, hefty losses within the first and third matches meant that the Tigers misplaced the collection 0-3. To add insult to damage, Tamim Iqbal, their skipper, earlier opted out of the T20I collection, citing private causes.
The first of the three T20Is is ready to be performed on the Seddon Park in Hamilton. Bangladesh have misplaced all their 4 T20Is in New Zealand. In Hamilton, they’ve confronted the Black Caps solely as soon as in 2010 and misplaced by 10 wickets after getting bowled out for 78.
Having already crushed Australia 3-2, the Kiwis should be excessive on confidence. Though they’ve a comparatively younger facet, Tim Southee and Co are anticipated to start out because the favourites forward of the competition on Sunday, March 28.
Pitch and circumstances
The pitch in Hamilton has been an absolute batting paradise over time. In 11 accomplished T20Is, the common rating is almost 180 and a high-scoring affair appears to be on the playing cards. Batting second needs to be the way in which ahead because the monitor isn’t anticipated to vary a lot. The circumstances can be cloudy, however with no possibilities of rain. The temperature can be across the 20 levels Celsius-mark.
Playing Combinations for NZ vs BAN
Predicted XI: Martin Guptill, Finn Allen/Hamish Bennett, Glenn Phillips (wk), Will Young, Devon Conway, Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell, Tim Southee (C), Lockie Ferguson, Adam Milne, Ish Sodhi
Bench: Finn Allen/Hamish Bennett, Todd Astle
Predicted XI: Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar/Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah (C), Afif Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman
Bench: Al-Amin Hossain, Hasan Mahmud, Soumya Sarkar/Mohammad Mithun, Mosaddek Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shoriful Islam
Probable Top Performers of NZ vs BAN
Glenn Phillips (New Zealand)
Devon Conway has been in wonderful type in latest instances, particularly after his 126 within the closing ODI the place he scored at greater than a run-a-ball. Even within the T20 format, he has been in prime type. In 11 T20Is, the southpaw has 366 runs with a prime rating of an unbeaten 99 towards the Aussies in Christchurch.
Liton Das (Bangladesh)
Liton Das may need failed within the ODI collection however that he has potential can’t be denied by any means. In 29 T20Is, he averages a mere 22.71, however he was the main run-scorer within the Bangabandhu T20 Cup final 12 months. With all of the expertise he has, the right-hander could be trying to make amends.
NZ vs BAN Broadcast Details
Match Timings – 06:30 AM IST
Live Streaming – Fan code
Today’s match prediction: New Zealand to win the match.