Catch the highly-anticipated BAN vs NZ 1st ODI Dream11 predictions featuring the Match Details, Squad Selections and Fantasy XI Picks (Captain, Vice-Captain, Wicket-Keeper, Batsmen, Bowlers, All-Rounders) for the forthcoming contest at McLean Park, Napier.
BAN vs NZ 1st ODI Dream11 Predictions: Preview and Predicted XI
Date: February 13, Wednesday.
Time: 6:30 AM IST, 2:00 PM LOCAL, 1:00 PM GMT.
Venue: McLean Park, Napier.
Head to Heads in ODIs
Matches Played: 26
New Zealand: 21 Wins
Bangladesh: 5 Wins
Form Guide (Last Five ODI Matches)
New Zealand: L-L-L-W-L
Squads to pick from
Bangladesh’s Predicted XI
New Zealand’s Predicted XI
Mushfiqur Rahim would be an ideal fit for the wicket-keeper’s role taking into consideration his scintillating exhibitions in the lastly played home series versus the Windies. In 3 matches, the Bangladeshi wicket-keeper aggregated a tally of 133 runs while maintaining a strike rate and an average of 81.09 and 133.00 respectively. Also, he was instrumental in affecting a couple dismissals when behind the stumps which furthermore concretes his place in BAN vs NZ Dream11.
Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson would be the first and second inclusions into the batsmen’s troop. Their performances in the home venues are a testimony as to why they should be picked for the coming contest. While the former has amassed 3,742 runs in 100 ODIs when maintaining an average and century count of 52.70 and 11 respectively, the latter on the other has played 69 ODIs in the home conditions and accumulated 2,857 runs while enjoying an average of 43.95. Not to mention the century and half-century tallies of 4 and 21 respectively that he acquired in the games that ensued.
Martin Guptill too could be considered as a vital induction for BAN vs NZ 1st ODI Dream11. His numbers in the white-ball cricket wherein he has 6,176 runs in 166 ODIs with the century and half-century counts being 14 and 34 respectively.
From the Bangladeshi tent, one could consider going in for Tamim Iqbal with regards to his spellbinding exhibitions in the 3-match ODI series versus the Caribbean lineup. The swashbuckling opener aggregated 143 runs when playing at an average and strike rate of 71.5 and 74.86 respectively. Not to mention the ease with which he bundled a couple of fifties under his belt.
Trent Boult’s mind-boggling exhibitions in the 5-match ODI series versus the Men in Blue makes him one of the hot picks for BAN vs NZ 1st ODI Dream11. The 29-year-old Kiwi seamer affected 12 scalpings in total along with the personal best of 5/21 against Kohli & Co. Thus, he would be expected to emulate a similar show in the forthcoming events too.
For the second and third places, one could rope in the duo of Mustafizur Rahman and Moshrafe Mortaza for their ripping exhibitions in the home series against the Windies wherein they affected a total of 11 dismissals to their name.
As a final induction into the bowler’s category, one might consider vouching in for Lockie Ferguson on account of his stupendous prowess in the white-ball cricket wherein he has amassed 41 wickets in 24 ODI appearances.
Mitchell Santner and Colin de Grandhomme’s blistering numbers in the shorter format of the game makes the duo a must pick for the coming contest versus the Bangladeshi unit. While the former holds a tally of 810 runs and 60 scalpings in 57 one day contests, the latter on the other hand has belted 406 runs along and affected 16 dismissals in 25 ODIs played to date.
Captain & Vice-Captain
#1 Kane Williamson (c) and Colin de Grandhomme (vc).
#2 Mitchell Santner (c) and Colin de Grandhomme (vc).
#3 Trent Boult (c) and Mashrafe Mortaza (vc).
BAN vs NZ 1st ODI Dream11
Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, Tamim Iqbal, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Mustafizur Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza.
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