Bangladesh is going to face New Zealand on Napier on the first match of three matches ODI series. On the basis of condition and statistics, the hosts New Zealand will start from a better position.
As Bangladesh is going to be in an international match after two months around. Team Bangladesh will start in the first ODI of three matches at 7 AM Bangladeshi standard time. Bangladesh played a couple of matches on Napier and lost both of them with a huge difference.
Some Statistics for Bangladesh in Napier
Bangladesh played for the first time in 2007. To the batting first New Zealand scored 335 runs from 5 wickets. Though Bangladesh had a reduced score of 284 runs from 43 overs due to rain but got all-out by 183 runs only and lost the matches 102 runs.
On the 2010 Bangladesh came to Napier again but lost the match by 147 runs. To bat first New Zealand scored 337 runs from 50 overs but Bangladesh all-out by 190 runs. Tamim Iqbal scored highest 62 runs for Bangladesh. Team Bangladesh never hope history will not repeat itself.
New Zealand hasn’t satisfied Statistics too
New Zealand hasn’t satisfied Statistics too. As they lost three matches from the last ten matches in Napier and three matches had no result due to rain. Bangladesh can be hopeful that New Zealand lost their last match by 8 wickets to India. As they packed by 157 runs for Mohammad Shami and Kuldeep Yadav. India reached the score with 8 wickets in hand.
Probable Team for Bangladesh
Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mehidy Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman
Probable Team For New Zealand
Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk), James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Todd Astle, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult
Therefore, Bangladesh is going to face New Zealand on Napier. Bangladesh has to manage a strong breeze with the destructive Kiwi pace attack as well.