BAN vs NZ Dream11: With the aim of keeping the series alive, New Zealand will lock horns with Bangladesh in the third T20I of the series here at Dhaka. The hosts have attacked NZ with spin which was expected before the series. The slow and turning wickets have been difficult to score runs and spinners have made full use of it. Bangladesh leads the series 2-0 and a win here will give them their first ever series win over New Zealand .But NZ will be proud of the way they fought in the last game with the brilliance of Tom Latham. They will be aiming to keep the series alive.
3rd T20I, Bangladesh, vs New Zealand
5-Match T20I series
5 September, 2021 @ 3:30 PM IST
BAN (recent last) W L W W W
NZ (recent last) W W W L L
ICC T20I Rankings: BAN 7, NZ 4
Ground: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Bangladesh 141/6 beat New Zealand 137/5 (20 overs) by 4 runs on 3 September, 2021.
Pitch Report: The pitch will be low and slow again with plenty of help for the spinners. But we saw in the last game that there was something for the batsmen too. There is a chance of rain during the first innings.
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BAN Playing 11 (likely)
NZ Playing 11 (likely)
Shakib Al Hasan– Shakib has been silent with the bat during this series. But he will be looking to contribute with the bat. With the ball, he can be dangerous and will enjoy slow and turning conditions of Dhaka.
Shakib Al Hasan T20I Stats- Runs 1755, Bat Avg. 23, Wkts 106, Bowl Avg. 20
Shakib Al Hasan Stats against NZ- Runs 109, Bat Avg. 14, Wkts 6, Bowl Avg. 35
Tom Latham- NZ captain has looked the best batsman of the series from both the sides. Latham’s knock of 65* off 49 balls in the last game on a difficult pitch shows his skills to score runs in these conditions.
Latham T20I Stats- Runs 246, Avg. 22
Latham Stats this series- Runs 83, Avg. 83
Mahedi Hasan- The offspinner is a genuine wicket taker with the new ball and middle overs. He can also contribute with the bat lower down the order.
Mahedi T20I Stats- Runs 119, Bat Avg. 13, Wkts 13, Bowl Avg. 28
Mahedi Stats this series- Wkts 3, Bowl Avg. 9
Ajaz Patel- Ajaz Patel is the seniormost spinner in the NZ line-up. With conditions expected to aid spinners, he can pick up a few wickets here.
Ajaz Patel T20I Stats- Wkts 3, Bowl Avg. 24
Ajaz Patel this series- Wkts 2, Bowl Avg. 13
Injury update and unavailability: There are no injury concerns and all players are available.
Expected changes and strategy:
New Zealand News
Injury update and unavailability: Finn Allen and Matt Henry are available for selection.
Expected changes and strategy:
BATSMEN: Mahmudullah, L Das, W Young, A Hossain
WICKET-KEEPERS: T Latham (VC)
ALL-ROUNDERS: S Al Hasan (C), M Hasan
BOWLERS: H Bennett, A Patel, N Ahmed, M Saifuddin
BATSMEN: C de Grandhomme, M Naim-Sheikh, H Nicholls
WICKET-KEEPERS: M Rahim, Nurul Hasan
ALL-ROUNDERS: R Ravindra, C McConchie, D Bracewell
BOWLERS: M Rahman (VC), A Patel (C), N Ahmed
BATSMEN: Mahmudullah, W Young, L Das, F Allen
WICKET-KEEPERS: T Latham (C)
ALL-ROUNDERS: S Al Hasan, R Ravindra, M Hasan (VC)
BOWLERS: M Rahman, M Saifuddin, H Bennett
BATSMEN: C de Grandhomme, M Naim-Sheikh, H Nicholls, A Hossain
WICKET-KEEPERS: M Rahim, T Latham
ALL-ROUNDERS: S Al Hasan (VC), R Ravindra
BOWLERS: M Rahman (C), A Patel, N Ahmed