New Zealand will take on Bangladesh in 1st ODI of Bangladesh tour of New Zealand 2016 on Monday (26 December) at Hagley Oval, Christchurch.
Fixture: New Zealand vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI/ NZ vs BANG
Time/Date: 03:30 AM IST/ 11:00 AM Local/ 26 Dec
Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch
New Zealand vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI – Playing XI & Match Result?
Playing XI New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson(c), Colin Munro, Luke Ronchi(w), James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Neil Broom
Playing XI Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed
Result: New Zealand won by 77 runs
Boxing Day will see two side battling in first One-Day International of three-match Series. New Zealand, though looks favorites but opposition have grown up as good competitor in last couple of years. Last time these two met in 2013 when host whitewashed visitors.
New Zealand will relish home condition after back to back defeat at the hands of India and Australia. Few players returns to the squad likes of Luke Ronchi and Neil Broom who adds strength to the top order. Once again, Martin Guptill and Tom Latham will be expected to give solid start in front of home crowd.
Trent Boult and Tim Southee, two finest pacers will lead the pace attack while Lockie Ferguson and Colin de Grandhomme will serve as supporting role. With Mitchell Santner in squad, New Zealand will expect him to keep things under control when it comes to spin bowling.
Tamim Iqbal, an experienced opener for Bangladesh has been in good form recently. He is expected to open with another inform batsman Imrul Kayes. Mahmudullah looked in good knick against New Zealand XI in practice match where he scored 43 runs and retired out later.
Mustafizur Rahman is set to make a comeback after five-month layoff due to surgery on his left shoulder. He claimed two wickets in practice game against New Zealand XI so it will be interesting how he performs under pressure.
New Zealand vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI – TV Channels & Broadcasters info?
TV Channels: BTV Sports, Ghazi TV / Channel 9, Sky Sports NZ, Sky Sports, Geo Super, PTV Sports, TNL TV, Super Sports, CSN Network, OSN Sports, Willow TV, No Telecast in India
Live score: Cricbuzz.com, ESPNcricinfo.com & YahooCricket.com
Where to watch Online Streaming: N/A
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