New Zealand v Bangladesh
Thursday 25 March, 22:00
TV: reside on BT Sport
New Zealand are two-up with one to play. After thrashing Bangladesh in recreation one they have been capable of overcome the shock of their guests placing them underneath strain in recreation two. And ultimately gained at a canter.
Bangladesh posted 271 for six and the Kiwis may have been dealing with one thing a lot larger with 20 overs left and Tamim Iqbal going properly at 133 for 2. But Kyle Jamieson produced one other wonderful effort with the ball, to additional his credentials because the rising all-rounder on the earth.
Jamieson claimed the wicket of Tamim and returned an financial system charge of simply 3.60. If the game valued ball and bat equally, Jamieson would have been named man of the match. Without that present, Tom Latham would not have had such a straightforward job for 108-ball 110 and the match gong.
The Kiwis could make one change, giving Mark Chapman a recreation with Will Young stepping apart.
Possible XI Guptill, Nicholls, Conway, Young, Latham, Neesham, Mitchell, Santner, Jamieson, Boult, Henry
Bangladesh have been favourites once they decreased New Zealand to 53 for 3 within the chase. A wicket apiece for Mutsafizur Rahman and Mahedi Hasan pinned the Kiwis again and a run out elevated the panic.
Alas there is not the depth within the Bangladesh assault to maintain strain utilized. This is the place they miss Shakib-al-Hasan, who can even be absent for the T20 leg that follows.
Taskin Ahmed and Mohammad Saifuddin, two bowlers with first rate numbers behind them, have been unable to maintain issues tight.
There is little Bangladesh can do to freshen issues up with the collection gone. Soumya Sarkar may properly lose bis spot to teen Najmul Shanto.
Possible XI Tamim, Das, Shanto, Mushfiqur, Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mahedi, Saifuddin, Miraz, Rahmann, Taskin
There have been solely three ODI performed on the Basin reserve, Wellington since 2010. The first-innings scores (102 denote match gained by group batting first or second) learn: 271-1/315-1/280-1. All have been towards Pakistan. All have been gained by the hosts. In List A cricket this yr it has been a blended bag. Here are the scores: 427-340-188-205.
With these two monstrous scores final day trip, New Zealand are going to be a elaborate for 350, 360 or 370 or extra at increasingly big prices batting first.
Bangladesh must bat first
Nothing doing right here. New Zealand are 1.171/6 early doors with Bangladesh 7.4013/2. Game two not less than supplied a blueprint for a commerce. But the vacationers are going to should bat first.
There will likely be room for manoeuvre if Bangladesh can submit one thing upwards of 270 and them get among the many Kiwi batting in fast time. However, in the event that they discipline first we’d count on the Bangladesh worth to get larger and greater in a short time. There isn’t any rain forecast.
Devon Conway averages 59 and has two centuries on this floor. He looks the most likely wager for top New Zealand bat at 7/2 with Sportsbook. We notice Conway’s worth of 5/1 for high match batsman. Martin Guptill has a ton towards Pakistan however we can’t become involved at 2/1. On a probably flat floor, he could have extra enchantment to attain a fifty at 11/10.
There is worth in all places for high Bangladesh bat. Mushfiqur Rahim provides us a chunky edge on win charge at 9/2. We have been on in recreation two and though he ought to have gone on after getting a begin, we’ll maintain religion. Liton Das is overpriced at 5/1 for an opener. Tamim is one to swerve after recording his first notable rating in New Zealand. Saifuddin has appeals at 25s.