Cricket World Cup 2023: NZ vs BAN | New Zealand vs Bangladesh Match Prediction

An underdog team takes on the 2015 quarterfinalist! The NZ vs BAN (New Zealand vs Bangladesh) ICC World Cup 2023 match is set to take place in Chennai on October 13 at 2 pm IST. New Zealand’s consecutive wins have put them in a strong position, and now they’re gearing up to face Bangladesh in their next match and they will be playing continuous two matches against Bangladesh and Afghanistan in M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. It’s going to be a thrilling contest This match will mark the 11th game of the World Cup. The tournament is heating up and ready to get some thrilling encounters.

In this article, we will be discussing the match prediction of NZ vs BAN. You can also read our previous articles for match predictions and the Top 6 Game Changers for the AUS vs SA match.

Match Details of NZ vs BAN

Date 13 October 2023
Time 2:00 pm (IST)

8:30 am (GMT)

Venue M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Squads of Both Teams

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitch Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Will Young

Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (c), Litton Kumer Das, Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Najmul Hossain Shanto (vc), Tawhid Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nasum Ahmed, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmud, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan Sakib.

Predicted XI of NZ vs BAN

New Zealand Bangladesh
Devon Conway Tanzid Hasan
Will Young Litton Das
Rachin Ravindra Najmul Hossain Shanto
Kane Williamson (C) Shakib Al Hasan
Tom Latham (c & wk) Mehidy Hasan
Daryl Mitchell Mushfiqur Rahim (wk)
Glenn Philips Towhid Hridoy
Mitchell Santner Mahedi Hasan
Matt Henry Taskin Ahmed
Lockie Ferguson Shoriful Islam
Trent Boult Mustafizur Rahman‌

Note: Williamson might make a comeback against Bangladesh, as he has personally confirmed.

Pitch Report

The MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai is known for its spin-friendly conditions. A slow track is definitely on the cards, so the batters will have to play it cool and go for steady knocks. Opting to bowl first would be a wise move. It’s going to be fascinating to see how the teams handle the spin challenge.

Toss Prediction

In the last 10 ODI records indicate that 6 matches were won by batting first and 4 by bowling first. However, in this World Cup, we’ve seen teams mostly opting to field first. In the previous game Ind vs Aus at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, India did have a bad start while chasing 200, but they eventually reached the target comfortably. The team winning the toss might think to bowl first to restrict the opposing team to a low score. This way, they can chase down the target easily and comfortably. It’s all about strategic planning and taking advantage of the conditions.

Match Prediction of NZ vs BAN

Cricket World Cup 2023 NZ vs BAN New Zealand vs Bangladesh Match Prediction
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We predict that New Zealand is going to clinch their 3rd win and continue their winning streak in the ICC World Cup. They’ve been in outstanding form, with their balanced team and winning mentality. New Zealand has an impressive track record, winning 30 out of their last 40 matches, while Bangladesh has won 10 matches. However, cricket is a game of surprises, and Bangladesh has the potential to make a comeback Anything can happen on the field, and we might just witness an exciting twist in this match. 

Best Combined Playing XI

Cricket World Cup 2023 NZ vs BAN New Zealand vs Bangladesh Match Prediction
Image Source: ESPN
  • Wicket Keepers – Liton Das, Devon Conway (C)
  • Batsmen – Daryl Mitchell, Najmul Hossain Shanto
  • All-rounders – Shakib Al Hasan, Mitchell Santner, Rachin Ravindra, Mehidy Hasan Miraz (VC)
  • Bowlers – Matt Henry, Shoriful Islam, Trent Boult
  • Backup player: Kane Williamson

Conclusion

Based on the current form and track record, we predict that New Zealand will come out victorious in this match against Bangladesh. However, as we know, cricket is a game of uncertainties, and anything can happen on the field.

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