Bangladesh going to play against the Black Caps in the 1st ODI at McLean Park in Napier on Wednesday, February 13. The heavy Kiwi team make a comeback in T20 series after series loss against India in the ODIs.
The hosts coming into this ODI series as strong candidate with their skipper Kane Williamson and Trent Boult in their side.
But Bangladesh are capable of springing a surprise upon them, for instance, the Champions Trophy 2017 league fixture.
While the Bangladesh national team is back in action after a highly successful bout of BPL 2019.
They begin their preparations for the World Cup 2019 with the Kiwis awaiting them for the first ODI in Napier on Wednesday.
Now New Zealand will try to make changes with a solid show against the sub-continent side.
Martin Guptill should recover from his injury just in time to make the side while Lockie Ferguson will partner Trent Boult and Tim Southee in the pace attack.
On the other hand, Bangladesh side will seems to week as Shakib Al Hasan not in the squad.
Sabbir Rahman or Mohammed Mithun should take up Shakib’s place in the side with Rahim and Mahmadullah key to the batting.
SA vs BAN Team Squad
New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Latham (wk), Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson.
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Mohammad Saifuddin, Sabbir Rahman, Soumya Sarkar, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Mehidy Hasan.
Live Cricket Streaming, TV Channel List
Cricket fans in Bangladesh can watch live on Star Sports 1 while in New Zealand it will be live broadcast on Sky Sports 1.