Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Bangladesh vs New Zealand, 1st T20I - Sep 1
The 1st T20I of the 5-match series between Bangladesh and New Zealand will be played at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka.
New Zealand have won all the last five matches between the two teams, and that too by convincing margins. They beat Bangladesh by 65 runs in the last head to head encounter.
Mohammad Naim is the top run-scorer for Bangladesh with 219 runs from his last 10 matches at an average of 24 and a strike rate of 100.
Soumya Sarkar has also made 215 runs from his last 10 matches.
Shoriful Islam has been the best bowler for Bangladesh and has picked up 15 wickets from his last 9 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 6.79 and a strike rate of 11.
Mustafizur Rahman has also picked up 10 wickets from his last 6 matches.
In the absence of Finn Allen who has contracted COVID-19, Will Young is the top run-scorer for New Zealand with 67 runs from his last 3 matches at an average of 33 and a strike rate of 142.
Hamish Bennett has been the best bowler for New Zealand and has picked up 3 wickets from his last 2 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 7.29 and a strike rate of 14.
Scott Kuggeleijn has also picked up 2 wickets from his last 2 matches.
Bangladesh - Mahmudullah (c), Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Soumya Sarkar, Litton Das (wk), Musaddek Hossain Saikat, Afif Hossain, Naim Sheikh, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Shamim Hossain, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Shaif Uddin, Shoriful Islam, Taijul Islam, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Aminul Islam Biplob, Nasum Ahmed
New Zealand - Tom Latham (c & wk), Hamish Bennett, Tom Blundell (wk), Doug Bracewell, Colin de Grandhomme, Jacob Duffy, Matt Henry (ODI only), Scott Kuggeleijn, Cole McConchie, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Rachin Ravindra, Ben Sears, Blair Tickner, Will Young, Matt Henry
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - New Zealand
Who will win? – New Zealand
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Tom Latham (New Zealand), Mahmudullah (Bangladesh)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Ajaz Patel (New Zealand), Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh)
Most Sixes – Will Young (New Zealand), Mohammad Naim (Bangladesh)
Man of the Match – Tom Latham
Team Scores Batting first – New Zealand 150+, Bangladesh 130+
Match Handicap New Zealand
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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