Match preview for Bangladesh vs New Zealand

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05 Jun 2019

Bangladesh vs New Zealand: Preview, pitch report and TV listing

The ICC World Cup 2019 is underway in full swing, as Bangladesh prepare to take on New Zealand in match number nine at the Kennington Oval in London on Wednesday.

While Bangladesh are coming off a memorable win over South Africa, New Zealand routed Sri Lanka, and both teams would look to make a statement once again.

Meanwhile, we present the match preview.

Previous ties

Both teams off to a winning start

Both teams off to a winning start

The opening matches saw both Bangladesh and New Zealand register wins against South Africa and Sri Lanka, respectively.

New Zealand triumphed Sri Lanka by 10 wickets as they were awarded two points for it.

Bangladesh, on the other hand, edged past South Africa by 21 runs in a high-scoring encounter, as the former also registered their highest ODI total.

Team news

Mushfiqur Rahim and Martin Guptill among men to watch out

As for the players, Bangladesh would be relying on the services of wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim, who was in fine form in the last match.

Further, Mustafizur Rahman has always been their key player.

For New Zealand, they would once again look upto opener Martin Guptill, who has a love for performing in the World Cup.

Also, watch out for Trent Boult's deadly swing.

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Head-to-head

New Zealand hold advantage over Bangaldesh

New Zealand hold advantage over Bangaldesh

Considering their World Cup meetings, both the teams have met four times, with New Zealand winning all of them.

They have clashed only once in England, with New Zealand winning again.

As of now, there have been 34 ODIs to date between the sides, with Bangladesh scripting 10 wins, while New Zealand have pocketed 24 matches.

Thus, New Zealand have a great psychological advantage.

Pitch report

High-scoring track awaits at The Oval

As of now, The Oval has witnessed two matches in this World Cup, with both being high-scoring ones.

Therefore, chances are that it won't be any different in this tie.

Moreover, the teams batting first have won both the ties.

Thus, the team winning the toss is likely to bat first, put runs on the board and put the chasing side under pressure.

Predicted XI

Here's the predicted XI for both the sides

Here's the predicted XI for both the sides

Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicket-keeper), Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Mustafizur Rahman.

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (captain), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wicket-keeper), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Trent Boult.

Details

Match Details

Match: Bangladesh vs New Zealand

Venue: Kennington Oval, London

Time: 6:00 PM IST

Where to watch (TV): Star Sports 1, Select 1 and other regional languages channels of Star Sports.

Where to watch (Online): Hotstar

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