Shakib Al Hasan
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Prior to the start of the 5-match T20 series, Bangladesh hadn’t won a single game against New Zealand in T20 cricket. Now, they have won 2. Bangladesh are currently leading the five-match T20 series by a 2-0 margin. They have won both games played in this series thus far. New Zealand batted first in the first ODI and were bundled out for just 60 runs. Bangladesh chased it down in 15 overs.

In the second T20 international, Bangladesh batted first and put on a competitive 141-run total on the board. New Zealand applied spin right from the first ball of the innings.

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However, the Bangladeshi openers played it with extreme caution and took the chances when required. They were a bit lucky on a few occasions but managed to put on a 59-run partnership for the opening wicket. Liton Das was the first one to get out. Ravindra cleaned up his timbers in the 10th over of the innings.

On the very next ball, he sent Mushfiqur Rahim back to the pavilion to bring New Zealand back into the contest. Shakib Al Hasan too got out in the next over. Mahmudullah and Naim tried to lead the recovery but Ravindra came but into the attack in the 16th over to send Naim back into the hut for 39. Bangladesh were 109 for 5 after 16 overs.

New Zealand aimed to restrict Bangladesh under 130. However, Mahmudullah made good use of the pace offered by the seamers and scored some vital boundaries in the death overs. He scored a crucial 37-run knock of 32 deliveries to guide Bangladesh to 141 in the first innings.

New Zealand, once again, didn’t have an ideal start with the bat. having lost two early wickets inside the first four overs. However, skipper Tom Latham promoted himself and played a gem of a knock.

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He came into the crease in the third over and batted right till the last ball of the innings. He didn’t take any risk in the initial half of his innings and built the innings slowly and steadily. However, wickets kept falling at the other end at regular intervals. He added vital 43 runs with Will Young (22 off 28) for the third wicket, however, there was little support after that.

Colin de Grandhomme, once again, got out on early after making 8 runs, while Henry Nicholls scored 6 off 5 balls. Despite that, Latham took the game till the very last offer. 20 runs were needed in the last six deliveries and later it came down to 8 off 2 balls. However, the southpaw could only manage to score 3 runs off them, thereby falling 4 runs short of the target.

Bangladesh vs New Zealand Live Streaming- 3rd T20I

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In India

The fans in India can stream all the games live on the Fan Code app. Unfortunately, no broadcaster acquired the right to telecast it on TV.

In Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, the series will be telecasted live on T Sports, B TV, and Gazi TV.

In New Zealand

The five-match T20 series in New Zealand will be telecasted live on BT Sport. They have also been streaming live it on their internet channels.

In Australia

The fans in Australia can watch the fans on TV on Fox Sports.

Bangladesh vs New Zealand Prediction- 3rd T20I

New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Head to Head Records

Stats Matches NZ Won BAN Won Draw
Overall 12 10 2 0
Shere Bangla National Stadium 3 1 2 0
In the last five matches 5 3 2 0

Venue Records (Records at Shere Bangla National Stadium)

STATS – T20

STATS – T20

Total matches 51
Matches won batting first 26
Matches won bowling first 25
Average 1st Inns scores 147
Average 2nd Inns scores 126
Highest total recorded 211/4 (20 Ov) by BAN vs WI
Lowest total recorded 60/10 (16.5 Ov) by NZ vs BAN
Highest score chased 194/4 (16.4 Ov) by SL vs BAN
Lowest score defended 127/9 (20 Ov) by BAN vs AUS

Toss Prediction for 2nd T20

Given how the pitch has behaved, the team winning the toss is likely to bat first.

(Teams’ forms) – Oldest to Latest

New Zealand: WWWLL

Bangladesh: WLWWW

(Players’ form)

New Zealand: 

  • Batting
Player Matches Runs Average
Tom Blundell 2 8 4.00
Rachin Ravindra 2 10 5.00
Will Young 2 27 13.50
Colin de Grandhomme 2 9 4.50
Tom Latham 2 83 83
Henry Nicholls 2 24 12.00
McConchie 2 15 15.00

Who will score the most runs for New Zealand in the second T20 international: Colin de Granhomme, Tom Latham or Henry Nicholls.

  • Bowling

Players Matches Wickets Best bowling figures
Ajaz Patel 2 2 1 for 7 in 4 overs
Cole McConchie 2 2 1 for 19 in 4 overs
Rachin Ravindra 2 3 3 for 22 in 4 overs
Hamish Bennett 2 1 1 for 32 in 1 over
Doug Bracewell 2 0 0 for 3 in 1 over
Blair Tickner 1 0 0 for 9 runs in 1 over

Who will pick the most wickets for New Zealand in the second T20I: Ajaz Patel, Rachin Ravindra or Cole McChonchie 

Bangladesh: 

  • Batting
Player Matches Runs Average
M Naim 2 40 20.00
Liton Das 2 34 17.00
Shakib Al Hasan 2 37 18.50
Mushfiqur Rahim 2 16 16.00
Mahmudullah 2 51

Who will score the most runs for Bangladesh in the second T20: Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, or M Rahim. 

  • Bowling

Players Matches Wickets Best bowling figures
Mahedi Hasan 2 3  2 for 12 in 4 overs
Nasum Ahmed 2 3 2 for 5 in 2 overs
Shakib Al Hasan 2 3 2 for 10 in 4 overs
Mustafizur 2 3 3 for 13 in 4 over
Mahmudullah 2 0 0 for 8 in 2 overs
Saifuddin 2 2  2 for 7 in 2 overs

Who will pick the most wickets for Bangladesh in the second T20 international: Shakib Al Hasan, Mehidy Hasan, or Nasum Ahmed