NZ vs BAN Fantasy Prediction: New Zealand vs Bangladesh 2nd ODI – 23 March (Christchurch). Devon Conway, Trent Boult, and Martin Guptill are the best fantasy captains for this game.
Hosts New Zealand will take on Bangladesh in the 2nd ODI match of the three-match ODI series. The Kiwis would want to continue their domination on home soil.
New Zealand dominated in the first game, and they would want to seal the series, whereas Bangladesh will play to stay alive. Martin Guptill has been batting well for the hosts, whereas the bowlers are playing as a unit. The Bangladeshi side needs to step up in this game.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the ODI games played here is 262 runs. This pitch should assist the pacers in this game.
Total Games Played: 14; Bat 1st Won: 8; Bat 2nd Won: 6
We can expect clear weather throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
New Zealand – Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Devon Conway, Will Young, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Kyle Jamieson, Matt Henry, Trent Boult.
Bangladesh – Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mehidy Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Hasan Mahmud.
Three Match ODI Series
Match: New Zealand vs Bangladesh Second ODI Match
Date and Time: 23 March, Tuesday – 6:30 AM IST
Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch.
Where to Watch: Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Devon Conway, and Will Young.
Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, and Mushfiqur Rahim.
Death Over Specialists
- Matt Henry and Kyle Jamieson.
- Taskin Ahmed and Mustafizur Rahman.
NZ vs BAN Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Mushfiqur Rahim will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Rahim has scored 6289 ODI runs at an average of 36.35, whereas he has batted at an average of 40.00 since 2019.
NZ vs BAN Fantasy Batsmen
Martin Guptill, Devon Conway, and Henry Nicholls will be our batsmen from New Zealand. Guptill has scored 6881 ODI runs at an average of 42.21, whereas Conway has scored 3131 List-A runs at an average of 44.72. Nicholls scored 365 runs in the recent Ford Trophy, whereas he is a brilliant opener in the ODI format. All three of them are genuine run-scorers.
Tamim Iqbal will be our batsman from Bangladesh. Iqbal has scored 7373 ODI runs at an average of 36.87, whereas he scored 158 runs in the last ODI series against West Indies.
NZ vs BAN Fantasy All-Rounders
Soumya Sarkar will be our all-rounder from Bangladesh. Sarkar has scored 1735 ODI runs at an average of 32.74, whereas he has been bowling well for the last few years.
[You can take Taskin Ahmed instead of Soumya Sarkar]
Mitchell Santner and Jimmy Neesham will be our all-rounders from New Zealand. Santner has scalped 73 ODI wickets, whereas he has batted at an average of 27.18. Neesham has scalped 63 ODI wickets, whereas his batting average is 29.23. Both of them are in brilliant form.
[You can also take Kyle Jamieson instead of Santner or Neesham]
NZ vs BAN Fantasy Bowlers
From New Zealand, Matt Henry and Trent Boult will make it into our team. Boult has scalped 168 ODI wickets, whereas Henry has 92 ODI scalps under his belt. Both of them are brilliant wicket-takers.
Mustafizur Rahman will be our bowler from Bangladesh. Rahman has scalped 115 ODI wickets in 62 ODI games, whereas he has an economy of 5.14.
Match Prediction: New Zealand are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Martin Guptill and Trent Boult
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Mushfiqur Rahim and Devon Conway
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