On 25 August 2021 New Zealand cricket team arrived in Bangladesh. The bilateral T20I series between Bangladesh and New Zealand cricket teams will start from the first of September. On Thursday (August 1), the BCB announced the squad for the series. The BCB has included all the expected names in the squad for the next series. The Bangladesh Cricket Board has given priority to young players in the T20 format.
BAN vs NZ 2021 T20 Series Fixture
The New Zealand Cricket Board wants to play five T20 matches at the same ground due to the coronavirus epidemic. That is why Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur will host all the matches of Bangladesh against New Zealand in September and the matches will start in the evening (BST).
Bangladesh Squad for BAN vs NZ T20 Series 2021
BCB announced the 19-member squad on Thursday (August 1) for the T20I series against New Zealand in September. The selectors have chosen Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das. They both missed the Australia series for violating the bio-bubble protocol. Tamim Iqbal was dropped from the list because he has not yet declared himself eligible for election.
The selectors have additionally chosen leg-spinner Aminul Islam Biplob for the series, indicating that he features a likelihood within the T20I tournament squad. we must always expect a spin-friendly surface for the New Zealand series. The selectors will embrace Biplob for the World Cup Cup if he shows commitment throughout the bilateral competition. Meanwhile, Mithun Ali wasn’t chosen for the series. Lately, he has been criticized for not being consistent enough to be a part of the Bangladesh squad. With the exception of him, all the players the United Nations agency participated in within the Australia series are chosen for consecutive home series.
Mahmudullah Riyadh can captain the Bangladesh team. Liton is scheduled to open the innings at range four with Naeem and Mushfiqur. there’ll be a powerful likelihood of winning the T20I series against New Zealand because the Blackcaps send a second-tier team.
Bangladesh T20 Squad
Mahmudullah Riyadh (captain)
Shakib Al Hasan
Possible Bangladesh XI for the first T20I VS New Zealand
- Mohammad Naeem
- Liton Das
- Shakib Al Hasan
- Mushfiqur Rahim
- Mahmudullah Riyadh (captain)
- Afif Hossain
- Nurul Hasan
- Mehedi Hasan
- Mustafizur Rahman
- Shariful Islam
- Nasum Ahmed
The Main Highlights of the Announced Squad
Mushfiqur and Liton are back in the team
Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das were ruled out of the historic Twenty20 series against Australia earlier this month. Bangladesh won the series 1-1. Mushfiqur had to release bio-bubbles during his tour of Zimbabwe due to the illness of his parents and Liton Das had to release bubbles in person.
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The New Zealand T20 team will play a five-match series against Bangladesh in September 2021. New Zealand last played a Test, ODI, and T20I series in Bangladesh in 2013. The New Zealand Cricket Board has already announced a 15-member squad for the upcoming series against Bangladesh and Pakistan. Surprisingly, none of the players in the T20 World Cup or the India series were included in the tour. However, the announced team is able to put a lot of pressure on the Bangladeshi players. Let’s take a look at the New Zealand squad for the BAN vs NZ 2021 T201 series
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New Zealand squad for NZ vs BAN 2021 T20I series
New Zealand Cricket has announced their T20I and ODI squads for the upcoming series against Bangladesh and Pakistan on Monday (August). New Zealand will play five T20I matches, followed by five T20s and three ODIs in September.
The selectors included a number of young players in the squad for the white ball tour of Bangladesh and Pakistan, New Zealand. New Zealand Cricket has decided to rest a number of experienced players in the wake of the IPL and T20I World Cup. As a result, Ken Williamson, Martin Guptill, Trent Bolt, Tim Southee, and other senior members will not be able to take part in the tour.
Tom Latham will lead the New Zealand team. Henry Nichols, Tom Blundell, Colin De Grandhome, and Ajaz Patel will have to bear most of the responsibility during the competition. There are a number of talented bowlers in this team who can be clever on slow pitches. Bangladesh has got a lot of success against New Zealand in the ODI format.
However, they have never beaten New Zealand in T20I or Test cricket. Bangladesh has played 10 Twenty20 matches against New Zealand so far and lost all of them. Especially after winning the T20I series against Australia, Bangladesh has a great chance to win the series against the second-tier New Zealand team at home.
Meanwhile, the official schedule for the BAN vs NZ 2021 series has been finalized. The New Zealand squad will strictly follow the Covid-19 health protocol during their Bangladesh tour.
New Zealand T20 squad
|Tom Latham (Captain & WK)
Finn Allen, Hamish Bennett
Tom Blundell (WK)
We should expect a spin-friendly pitch for the BAN vs NZ 2021 series as Bangladesh’s goal is to dominate the competition. In such a situation, this Kiwi team will have to try hard to defeat Bangladesh T20 team. In addition, the Bangladesh team management can test their squad strength during the series. On the other hand, this team from New Zealand will aim to gain valuable experience, as this kind of slow pitch is rarely seen anywhere else in the world.