Litton says pitch has been under cover in the last couple of days which is why they’ll bowl. Says they have good bowlers, whom he wants to utilise conditions. Says top order is working hard and is searching for scores. Lots of people coming back into the team.
Lockie Ferguson says they’d have bowled as well. Says they are excited to come in with young guns. Says they’re missing their regulars and the younger players are looking to grab their opportunity.
Bangladesh vs New Zealand 1st ODI Highlights 2023, Thursday 21-9, New Zealand tour of Bangladesh 2023, Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur.
Bangladesh chose to field.
Bangladesh team: 1 Litton Das (capt), 2 Tamim Iqbal, 3 Tanzid Hasan Tamim, 4 Soumya Sarkar, 5 Mahmudullah, 6 Towhid Hridoy, 7 Mahedi Hasan, 8 Nurul Hasan (wk), 9 Nasum Ahmed 10, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, 11 Mustafizur Rahman.
New Zealand team: 1 Finn Allen, 2 Will Young, 3 Chad Bowes, 4 Henry Nicholls, 5 Tom Blundell (wk), 6 Rachin Ravindra, 7 Cole McConchie, 8 Ish Sodhi, 9 Kyle Jamieson, 10 Lockie Ferguson (capt), 11 Trent Boult.
Head to Head In ODI’s: 38
Bangladesh Won: 10
New Zealand Won: 28
Bangladesh ODI Rankings: 7th
New Zealand ODI Rankings: 6th
(last five completed ODI’s, most recent first)
New Zealand LLLWW
Match Timings: 8:00 AM GMT | 2:00 PM Local
Umpires – Nitin Menon, Sharfuddoula
TV Umpire – Marais Erasmus
Match Referee – Ranjan Madugalle
Reserve Umpire – Tanvir Ahmed
Match number – ODI no. 4650