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The first match of the New Zealand in Bangladesh, 2 Test Series 2023 will be played between Bangladesh and New Zealand (BAN vs NZ). The match will be played at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet on November 28 at 9:00 AM IST.

BAN vs NZ (Bangladesh vs New Zealand), 1st Test - Match Information

Match: Bangladesh vs New Zealand, 1st Test
Date: November 28, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM IST
Venue: Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet

BAN vs NZ (Bangladesh vs New Zealand), 1st Test Preview

In their last 5 games, New Zealand have won 3 games and lost 1. In their last 5 games, Bangladesh have won 2 games and lost 3.

Both teams last played against each other in the 2nd Test of the Bangladesh in New Zealand, 2 Test Series 2022 where Litton Das scored the highest fantasy points for Bangladesh with 139 match fantasy points while Tom Latham topped the fantasy points leaderboard for New Zealand with 350 match fantasy points.

BAN vs NZ, Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 278 runs. The pitch at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet is a sporting one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet

The temperature will hover around 26°C and humidity is expected to be around 51%. Winds at a speed of 0.99 m/s are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

BAN vs NZ, Head-to-Head

In the 17 matches played between these 2 teams, Bangladesh do not have a good record against New Zealand. Based on our analysis and trends, We predict the trend to continue. Bangladesh's all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while the batters have earned the most fantasy points for New Zealand.

BAN vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Tom Blundell 3 155 31 0 0 17, 7, 3, 38, 90 -
Kane Williamson 3 473 94.6 0 0 215, 1, 121, 4, 132 -
Mominul Haque 2 226 45.2 0 0 19, 0, 42, 81, 84 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Thomas Ackland Blundell

    Tom Blundell is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 147 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.2. This player is a right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the last 3 matches, Tom Blundell has scored 17, 7, 3, 38 and 90 runs at an average of 31 per match.

  2. Kane Stuart Williamson

    Kane Williamson is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He has an average of 116 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.9. This player is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 3 matches, Kane Williamson has scored 215, 1, 121, 4 and 132 runs averaging 94.6 per match.

  3. Mominul Haque

    Mominul Haque can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 100 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.7. This player is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the recently played 2 matches, Mominul Haque has scored 226 runs averaging 45.2 per match.

BAN vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Taijul Islam 2 13 2.6 13 2.6 0, 11, 0, 2, 0 2, 0, 7, 0, 4
Tim Southee 2 1 0.2 11 2.2 0, 0, 0, 25, 0 1, 3, 5, 0, 2
Neil Wagner 2 40 8 5 1 0, 0, 40, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 4, 1
  1. Taijul Islam

    Taijul Islam is a bowler and has an average of 122 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the recent 2 matches, this player has taken 13 wickets at an average of 2.6.

  2. Timothy Grant Southee

    Tim Southee is a bowler and has an average of 100 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 6.8 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. Tim Southee bowls right-arm medium fast and in the recent 2 matches, he has taken 1, 3, 5, 0 and 2 wickets at an average of 2.2.

  3. Neil Wagner

    Neil Wagner is a bowler and has an average of 85 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 6.8 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player bowls left-arm medium fast and in the last 2 matches, Neil Wagner has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1.

BAN vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Mehidy Hasan 2 103 20.6 5 1 48, 0, 0, 0, 55 0, 2, 1, 2, 0
Daryl Mitchell 2 74 14.8 2 0.4 35, 0, 12, 27, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 2
  1. Mehidy Hasan Miraz

    Mehidy Hasan is an all-rounder and has an average of 115 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.6 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He is an off-break bowler and in the recent 2 matches, this player has taken 0, 2, 1, 2 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.

  2. Daryl Joseph Mitchell

    Daryl Mitchell is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Daryl Mitchell has an average of 102 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.1. He is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 2 matches, this player has scored 74 runs averaging 14.8 per match.

BAN vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Taijul Islam 2 13 2.6 13 2.6 0, 11, 0, 2, 0 2, 0, 7, 0, 4
Tom Blundell 3 155 31 0 0 17, 7, 3, 38, 90 -
Kane Williamson 3 473 94.6 0 0 215, 1, 121, 4, 132 -
Henry Nicholls 3 332 66.4 0 0 28, 30, 120, 30, 124 -
Mominul Haque 2 226 45.2 0 0 19, 0, 42, 81, 84 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Taijul Islam

    Taijul Islam is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. Taijul Islam has an average of 122 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.4. He is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the recently played 2 matches, this player has taken 2, 0, 7, 0 abd 4 wickets at an average of 2.6.

  2. Thomas Ackland Blundell

    Tom Blundell can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. Tom Blundell has an average of 147 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.2. He is a right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recent 3 matches, this player has scored 155 runs at an average of 31 per match.

  3. Kane Stuart Williamson

    Kane Williamson is a batter and has an average of 116 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Kane Williamson is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 215, 1, 121, 4 and 132 runs at an average of 94.6 per match.

  4. Henry Michael Nicholls

    Henry Nicholls is a batter and has an average of 108 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.8 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the last 3 matches, Henry Nicholls has scored 332 runs averaging 66.4 per match.

  5. Mominul Haque

    Mominul Haque is a batter and has an average of 100 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.7 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the recently played 2 matches, this player has scored 226 runs at an average of 45.2 per match.

BAN vs NZ Squad Information

Bangladesh (BAN) Squad: Shahadat Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nurul Hasan, Taijul Islam, Mominul Haque, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mehidy Hasan, Shadman Islam, Zakir Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Khaled Ahmed, Hasan Mahmud, Mahmudul Hasan Joy and Hasan Murad.

New Zealand (NZ) Squad: Tim Southee, Kane Williamson, Neil Wagner, Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Ish Sodhi, Mitchell Santner, Will Young, Tom Blundell, Kyle Jamieson, Ajaz Patel, Glenn Phillips and Rachin Ravindra.

BAN vs NZ Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Tom Blundell, Tom Latham and Zakir Hasan

Batters: Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls, Mominul Haque, Mahmudul Hasan Joy and Mushfiqur Rahim

All-Rounder: Daryl Mitchell

Bowlers: Taijul Islam and Tim Southee

Captain: Kane Williamson

Vice-Captain: Mushfiqur Rahim

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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