Last Update on: September 21st, 2023 at 12:37 pm
BAN vs NZ Today Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s ODI Match? 1st ODI 2023. The BAN vs NZ 1st ODI will be played in Dhaka on September 21. The match starts at 1.30 pm IST which is 2 pm local time. All three matches will be played in Dhaka. The second ODI will be played on September 23 (Saturday) and September 26 (Tuesday).
Bangladesh is led by Litton Das in the absence of Shakib Al Hasan who has been rested from this series. He will return to lead the side in the World Cup. Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah have returned to the ODI side. Tamim has recovered from a back injury and in the meantime retired and unretired himself from international cricket.
Lockie Ferguson will be leading the Kiwi side. Regular skipper Kane Williamson will make a comeback in the ODI World Cup. Meanwhile, stand-in skipper Tom Latham has been rested from this series. Ferguson and Trent Boult who played the series against England are part of the series.
Meanwhile, Tim Southee who dislocated his right thumb in the fourth ODI against England will undergo s surgery. His participation in the World Cup will depend on the results of the surgery.
New Zealand lost an ODI series 3-1 to England while Bangladesh endured another disappointing Asia Cup campaign. Playing at home, the Tigers have an advantage as they know the conditions. The Kiwis with a second-string batting unit will be tested by spin. The series is a good opportunity for the Tigers to topple New Zealand at home.
Recent Venue Records (Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka)
STATS – ODI
Total matches 127
Matches won batting first 58
Matches won bowling first 67
Average 1st Inns scores 223
Average 2nd Inns scores 192
Highest total recorded 370/4 (50 Ov) by IND vs BAN
Lowest total recorded 58/10 (17.4 Ov) by BAN vs IND
Highest score chased 330/4 (47.5 Ov) by IND vs PAK
Lowest score defended 105/10 (25.3 Ov) by IND vs BAN
Who Will Score Most Runs For Bangladesh: Litton Das / Tamim Iqbal
Who Will Take Most Wickets For Bangladesh: Mustafizur Rahman / Nasum Ahmed
BAN vs NZ Today Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s ODI Match? 1st ODI 2023
New Zealand’s inexperienced batting lineup plays into the hands of the Bangladesh team which keeps them ahead in the game. Bangladesh is likely to win the first ODI.