NZ vs BAN Today Match Prediction: The New Zealand and Bangladesh team will be up against each other in the 2nd Test of the Bangladesh Tour of New Zealand 2021. The Bangladesh team secured a win by 8 wickets in the 1st Test Match of the series. They took a lead of 130 runs in the 1st innings and then chased down the target of 39 runs. While the New Zealand team could not play according to their potential, and have a scope of improvement in both departments. The players who can be the top picks for the game are Ebadot Hossain and Liton Das from Bangladesh, while Devon Conway and Neil Wagner will be crucial for New Zealand.
Form guide (Last 5 games)
NZ- L L W W W
BAN- W L L W W
Team record at Christchurch
NZ- 6 wins in 9 games
BAN- 0 win in 1 games
The New Zealand team will be looking to play positive cricket and maintain their good record at Christchurch. They have lost only 1 match on this venue, 2 being drawn and secured victories in 6 games. They are expected to include Daryl Mitchell in the Playing 11 for 2nd Test in place of Rachin Ravindra, who was average in his performances in Bay Oval.
The Bangladesh team stunned the cricketing world by securing a confidence boosting win in the 1st Test and is expected to be at top form in this fixture as well. They are not expected to make any changes in the Playing 11, as all the players provided fine contributions.
The Bangladesh team was terrific in their performances in the first Test and would look to continue their form in the 2nd Test of the series as well. The likes of Ebadot Hossain and Liton Das are in good form, and will be the key for the visitors. While, the New Zealand team will be upset after the loss, but have the capability to bounce back harder in this game on the back of strong performances from top order batters like Latham and Young, while fast bowlers are expected to be firing all cylinders as well. In both the Betting platforms, the home team are given an edge ahead of the NZ vs BAN Dream11 Prediction
Bet365: NZ 1.18, BAN 13
Betway: NZ 1.20, BAN 11
The key players for New Zealand can be Devon Conway and Neil Wagner.
Devon Conway Stats in Tests
Neil Wagner Stats in Tests
The top picks from the Bangladesh team will be Ebadot Hossain and Liton Das
Ebadot Hossain 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 300.
Today pitch report: The pitch at Hagley Oval, Christchurch has assisted the batters in the last few test matches. The average scores in this surface is 250, and the bowlers have a chance as well, if they maintain decent line lengths.
New Zealand vs Bangladesh Time Table: NZ vs BAN 2nd Test January 9 at Christchurch
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