New Zealand vs Bangladesh 2021, 1st T20I: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report

New Zealand vs Bangladesh 2021, 1st T20I: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report

The hosts New Zealand and the visitors Bangladesh will now face each other in the three-match T20I series. This T20I series is set to begin this Sunday (28th March) afternoon while both teams will face each other at Seddon Park (Hamilton).

Ahead of this T20I series, they met in the three-match ODI series where the hosts New Zealand won by a 3-0 margin. However, cricket fans are expecting some tight contest in this T20I series.

New Zealand, Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Hamilton, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report
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New Zealand vs Bangladesh 2021, 1st T20I: Weather Forecast

This New Zealand vs Bangladesh T20I will be played at Seddon Park (Hamilton) this Sunday (28th March). According to the official schedule, this T20I will begin at 02:00 PM (14:00) local time.

According to the weather forecast, the sky can be cloudy and there are some chances of raining every hour. The temperature of the day can be around 12°C to -1°C. Cricket fans will pray for a good T20I match without experiencing any rain interruption.

New Zealand, Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Hamilton, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report

New Zealand vs Bangladesh 2021, 1st T20I: Pitch Report

Seddon Park (Hamilton) will host this T20I match between New Zealand and Bangladesh. Last December, this venue hosted one Test and one T20I match where the hosts faced West Indies and Pakistan respectively.

New Zealand, Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Hamilton, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report
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During the recent New Zealand vs Pakistan T20I at this venue on 20th December 2020, while Pakistan scored 163/6, the hosts chased down the target in 19.2 overs after losing only one wicket. While Tim Southee got four wickets in that game in his four-over quota (4/21) and also won the Player of the Match award, opener Tim Seifert (84*) and captain Kane Williamson (57*) helped the hosts to comfortably chase the target.

Apart from some big scores at this T20I venue, including Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez’s 99 not out in the last T20I, pacers and spinners both have also enjoyed this T20I venue.

Venue Stats (Seddon Park, Hamilton)

Ground’s history in 1st and 2nd batting in T20Is

Overall T20Is

Stats Overall 1st batting 2nd batting
Win 10 (+1 tied) 5 5
Innings average (Average run-rate) 170.10 (8.95) 175.91 (8.89) 164.27 (9.01)

In the last 5 T20Is

Stats Overall 1st batting 2nd batting
Win 4 (+1 tied) 2 2
Innings average (Average run-rate) 183 (9.28) 183.20 (9.16) 182.80 (9.42)