NZ vs BAN Today Match Prediction: The New Zealand and Bangladesh team will feature in the 1st Test of the Bangladesh Tour of New Zealand 2021. The Bangladesh team lost their last test series against Pakistan and will be short on confidence. The top order batter Mominul Haque will lead the Bangladesh side. While the New Zealand team also lost their last test series to India, and will be looking to improve their performances. The opener Tom Latham will be the captain of the home team in the absence of Kane Williamson. The players to watch out in this fixture will be Taskin Ahmed and Henry Nicholls, who have the right skills to do well in this series.
Form guide (Last 5 games)
NZ- L W W W W
BAN- L L W W L
Team record at Bay Oval
NZ- 4 wins in 4 games
BAN- 0 win in 2 games
The New Zealand team are coming into this fixture after losing their last away series against India. But there will be few changes in the 11, as Conway, Boult are back in the 11, and Wagner is expected to replace Ajaz Ahmed, who was not picked up for this series. While Kane Williamson will not be available due to elbow injury.
The Bangladesh team will be without their key player like Shakib Al Hasan, who is on leave due to family commitments. They lost their last series to Pakistan, and need to perform well as a team to compete well against a strong Kiwi team.
The New Zealand team are the past winners of the World Test Championship and have a got a talented squad to do well in their home conditions. With pacers as their main weapon, the New Zealand team is expected to emerge victorious in the NZ vs BAN Dream11 Prediction. While the visitors will be without their key player, Shakib Al Hasan. In this aspect, they need the credible performances from their likes of Liton Das and Mushfiqur Rahim to compete well in this fixture. The odds on Betway suggests the win of the New Zealand team by a big margin.
Bet365: NZ 1.16, BAN 21
The key players for New Zealand can be Tom Latham and Kyle Jamieson.
Tom Latham Stats in Tests
Kyle Jamieson Stats in Tests
The top picks from the Bangladesh team will be Liton Das and Taskin Ahmed.
Taskin Ahmed Stats in Tests
Liton Das Stats in Tests
Today match score: If the New Zealand team bats first, they are expected to post a total of around 400 runs on the board.
Today pitch report: The pitch at Bay Oval has assisted the batters in last few matches of any format. It will be a hard task for the bowlers to dismiss the batters in this venue.
New Zealand vs Bangladesh Time Table: NZ vs BAN 1st January 1 at Mount Maunganui
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