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ICC World Cup prediction: Bangladesh vs. New Zealand

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will be playing his 200th one-day match. To make the day more memorable he’ll be eyeing to showcase brilliant performance to make his team win second consecutive match in the World Cup. On the other hand, New Zealand will once again be eyeing to give a clinical performance to become the first to get second victory of the tournament. 

Pitch Conditions

VenueThe Kennington Oval 

The Oval track is considered suitable for batting. Like other England grounds, there will be swinging conditions where the new ball will move in both the innings. Spinners will merely get any help from the pitch. Skipper winning the toss will wish to bat first and put runs on the board something Bangladesh did in their last match against the Proteas. 

Total Matches played: 67

Matches won batting first: 28

Matches won batting second: 39

Average scores in both innings 

Average 1st innings score: 274

Average 2nd innings score: 263

Weather Conditions

The reports suggest over 90 percent of cloud cover throughout the day. There’s enormous possibility that rain can despair the fans. The temperature will be between 17 and 20 degrees Celsius. The humidity will also be on the lower side between the mid-40s.

Team Analysis: Bangladesh

After the dream start against mighty South Africa, Bangladeshi tigers will be thinking to do no changes to their winning combination. The duo, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim’s confidence will be high after their performance in the first match. Apart from them all the players stood up and gave their 100 percent on the field. The team will be eyeing to repeat the same performance. 

Full Squad: Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Mithun, Sabbir Rahaman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Jayed

Team Analysis: New Zealand

The blackcaps are also unlikely to make any changes to their team after their ten wicket victory against the Lankan lions. No other batsman apart from Colin Munro and Martin Guptill, got the chance to express themselves in the first match. So, all the batsmen will be looking forward to showcase their skills in this match. The skipper will be expecting the bowlers to repeat the performance of the last game. 

Full Squad: Kane Williamson (c), Tom Blundell (wk), Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham (wk), Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor.

Both team’s probable playing XI


                  New Zealand

Mashrafe Mortaza (C)

Kane Williamson (C)

Mushfiqur Rahim(wk)

Tom Latham(wk)

Tamim Iqbal

Martin Guptill

Soumya Sarkar

Colin Munro

Shakib Al Hasan

Ross Taylor


James Nisham

Mohammad Mithun

Colin de Grandhomme

Mossadek Hossain

Mitchell Santner

Mehidy Hasan

Matt Henry

Mohammad Saifuddin

Lockie Ferguson

Mustafizur Rahman

Trent Boult

Player to look for:

BangladeshMushfiqur Rehman

New Zealand: James Nisham

Standings in ICC ODI points table

Bangladesh – 7th spot with 90 points

New Zealand – 4th spot with 113 points 

Head to Head in World Cup

Total matches played-4

New Zealand win-4

Bangladesh win-0

Earlier this year in the bilateral series, the Kiwis defeated Bangladesh by 3-0. Let’s look at what happens in this match, whether Bangladesh will take their revenge and beat the blackcaps for the first time in the World Cup or New Zealand will once again outplay them. 

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