BAN vs NZ Today Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s ODI Match? 3rd ODI 2023
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Last Update on: September 26th, 2023 at 08:13 am

BAN vs NZ Today Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s ODI Match? 3rd ODI 2023. Dhaka is all set to host the BAN vs NZ third ODI. The match starts at 1.30 pm IST which is 2 pm local time. New Zealand won the first match by 86 runs and is leading the series 1-0. 

New Zealand scored 254 in the first BAN vs NZ ODI. They managed to bowl out the Tigers of just 168 and win the match by 86 runs. Henry Nicholls (49) and Tom Blundell (68) scored important runs. However, it was Ish Sodhi’s contribution with the bat that made the difference in the end. He scored 35 off 39 balls with three sixes. 

Sodhi was recalled by Litton Das who led Bangladesh in the match after getting him run out. Sodhi was on 17 off 26 the moment he was dismissed. He scored 18 off 13 balls with two sixes after he was called back which made the difference in the end. Sodhi also picked up a six-wicket haul to win the match for his side. 

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. 

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. 

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Najmul Hossain Shanto will lead the Tigers in the third BAN vs NZ ODI. Tamim Iqbal and Litton Das will be rested. Shakib Al Hasan has not participated in the series. All these three senior players will return to the side for the World Cup. 

Recent Venue Records (Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka)


Total matches 129

Matches won batting first 59

Matches won bowling first 67

Average 1st Inns scores 222

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: Najmul Hossain Shanto / Mahmudullah

Who Will Take Most Wickets For Bangladesh: Mustafizur Rahman /  Nasum Ahmed

Who Will Score Most Runs For New Zealand: Finn Allen / Henry Nicholls 

Who Will Score Most Runs For New Zealand: Trent Boult / Ish Sodhi

BAN vs NZ Today Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s ODI Match? 3rd ODI 2023

New Zealand is likely to win the decider and win the series 2-0. They have a 29-10 head-to-head record in 40 ODIs against Bangladesh.

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