Key ODI Records between Bangladesh and New Zealand
A look at some important ODI stats ahead of Bangladesh vs New Zealand series 2021
Publish- March 11, 2021, 10:25 AM
Faisal Moarafur Rasul - Contributor
Update- March 11, 2021, 10:54 AM
BAN-NZ ODI Stats
New Zealand are in red-hot form in the international circuit. Bangladesh are not behind, they have won each of their last 6 ODIs. However, stats show that they yet to win a match against the Kiwis in New Zealand, and so the expectation from the Bangladesh team would not be very high. Though that doesn't mean the team tigers won't be able to show any confident display against the host in the contest. Bangladesh can upset New Zealand if they play with their full potential. Let’s take a look at the key ODI records between Bangladesh and New Zealand.
New Zealand and Bangladesh will be locked in 3-match ODI series starting from March 20. Kiwi captain Kane Williamson out of the ODI series with an elbow injury, which is a big blow for the home side. But they have a very competitive squad to whitewash the visitor. On the other side, Tamim-led Bangladesh will be eying to seal a victory in the series. Here are the head-to-head bilateral ODI series record between Bangladesh and New Zealand.
Ninth bilateral ODI series:
Both teams have played eight bilateral ODI series before the upcoming contest. Bangladesh have only won twice, while New Zealand have come out victorious on six occasions.
Fifth bilateral ODI series in New Zealand:
This will be the fifth bilateral ODI series in New Zealand. Interestingly, Bangladesh haven’t registered a series victory in New Zealand. The Blackcaps have won all the series.
Four bilateral ODI series in Bangladesh:
Bangladesh have hosted four bilateral ODI series against New Zealand. In which, both teams have won twice.
Three Key Batsmen: Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, James Neesham,
Three Key Bowlers: Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult
Predicted Playing XI
Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Mark Chapman, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult
The ODI records between Bangladesh and New Zealand in New Zealand suggest that the Kiwis are well ahead of the tigers. But this series is a part of the ICC ODI world cup super league, for that reason, we can expect a closely contested battle between these two teams in the series.