NZ vs BAN Fantasy Prediction: New Zealand vs Bangladesh 1st T20I – 28 March (Hamilton). Devon Conway and Martin Guptill are the best fantasy captains for this game.
Hosts New Zealand will take on Bangladesh in the 1st T20I match of the three-match T20I series. The hosts have been dominating in the series so far.
The Kiwis dominated in the ODI series, whereas they would want to continue this form in the T20I series. Finn Allen will make his T20I debut, whereas Lockie Ferguson is back after his injury. Bangladesh will miss the services of Tamim Iqbal in this series.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
This pitch has been decent for batting with the average 1st innings T20I score being 176 runs.
Total T20I Games Played: 11; Bat 1st Won: 6; Bat 2nd Won: 5
We can expect clouds throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
New Zealand – Martin Guptill, Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell, Todd Astle, Hamish Bennett, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Ish Sodhi.
Bangladesh – Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah Riyad, Afif Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain.
Three Match T20I Series
Match: New Zealand vs Bangladesh First T20I Match
Date and Time: 28 March 2021, Sunday – 6:30 AM IST
Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton
Where to Watch: Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
Martin Guptill, Finn Allen, Devon Conway, and Glenn Phillips.
Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, and Mushfiqur Rahim.
Death Over Specialists
- Hamish Bennett and Tim Southee.
- Mustafizur Rehman and Rubel Hossain.
NZ vs BAN Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Devon Conway, Finn Allen, and Mushfiqur Rahim will be our wicket-keepers in this game. Conway has scored 366 T20I runs at an average of 52.29, whereas Allen scored 512 runs in the Super-Smash at a strike-rate of 193.93. Rahim has scored 1282 T20I runs in his career.
NZ vs BAN Fantasy Batsmen
Martin Guptill and Glenn Phillips will be our batsmen from New Zealand. Guptill scored 218 runs in the T20I series against Australia at an average of 43.60, whereas Phillips has scored 409 T20I runs at a strike-rate of 140.55.
Soumya Sarkar and Mohammad Naim will be our batsmen from Bangladesh. Sarkar has scored 885 T20I runs at a strike-rate of 125.35, whereas Naim is a young talented opener. Soumya Sarkar will bowl some overs in his bowling as well.
NZ vs BAN Fantasy All-Rounders
Daryl Mitchell will be our all-rounder from New Zealand. Mitchell scored 374 runs at an average of 37.40 in the Super Smash, whereas he scalped ten wickets in bowling.
NZ vs BAN Fantasy Bowlers
From New Zealand, Ish Sodhi and Tim Southee will make it into our team. Sodhi scalped 14 wickets in the recent T20I series against Australia, whereas Southee has been the highest T20I wicket-taker of the side.
Mustafizur Rahman will be our bowler from Bangladesh. Rahman has scalped 58 T20I wickets at an economy of 7.93, and he is a T20 specialist bowler.
Match Prediction: New Zealand are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Martin Guptill and Daryl Mitchell
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Devon Conway and Finn Allen
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