NZ vs BAN 1st T20I: Dream11 Team Prediction & Latest Team News

Suraj Roman
3 years ago

Bangladesh tour of New Zealand – 2021, The 1st ODI match will be played between New Zealand & Bangladesh (NZ vs BAN) At Seddon Park, Hamilton.

Match Preview –

Bangladesh will hope a change of format can bring a change in their fortunes in New Zealand after they were swept 3-0 in the ODIs. The three-match T20I series begins in Hamilton on Sunday afternoon, with the home side likely to present a very new look.

Their bowling has also looked sharp at times, particularly pacer Taskin Ahmed and offspinners Mahedi Hasan and Mehidy Hasan Miraz. But Mustafizur Rahman wasn’t his old self during the ODIs, while Rubel Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin and Hasan Mahmud played only one game each.

Bangladesh, however, will be most worried about their fielding. They dropped five catches in the second and the third ODIs, while looking lackluster at the back-end of both matches.

Pitch Report –

Seddon Park usually dishes out flat batting pitches, with the side batting first averaging 183 in T20I internationals. But during the 2020-21 Super Smash, that figure has come down to around 140. Despite that, mostly dry conditions on Sunday means it is expected to be a big-hitting affair in Hamilton.

Team news

Adam Milne and Todd Astle look likely to start the series for New Zealand. Daryl Mitchell could continue on his ODI role in the T20I side as well, particularly after his maiden ODI hundred in the previous innings.

Probable Playing XI

New Zealand

Devon Conway (wk), Martin Guptill, Finn Allen, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Will Young, Daryl Mitchell, Todd Astle, Tim Southee (capt), Ish Sodhi, Adam Milne


 Liton Das, Mohammad Naim, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah (capt), Mohammad Mithun, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman

Recent matches –

New Zealand: W-L-L-W-W
Bangladesh: W-W-L-L-L

  • Bangladesh’s lowest total in any format in New Zealand was 78 all out at Seddon Park in 2010.
  • New Zealand newcomer Finn Allen hit 25 sixes in this season’s Super Smash.
BabaCric Expert Dream11 Team

Pre-analyzed dream11 team –

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Wicket KeeperF Allen, D Conway, M Rahim

BatsmenG Phillps, S Sarkar, Mahmudullah

All-rounderD Micthell, M Saifuddin

BowlersT Southee, I Sodhi, T Ahmed

C & VC Options –

Safe Options – D Conway, D Micthell, I Sodhi, F Allen, M Guptill

Risky Options – M Saifuddin, G Phillps, S Sarkar, Mahmudullah

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