After winning their respective matches New Zealand and Bangladesh will have to face off each other in the match number 9 of the tournament. The match will be played at Kennington Oval, London on 5th June 2019. The contest will be live from 6:00 pm IST.
Bangladesh unexpectedly won their first match of the tournament against the South Africans by 21 runs. The team scored 330 runs batting first thanks to the wonderful performances from Soumya Sarkar, Shakib, Rahim, Mahmudullah and Mosaddek. Bangladesh stopped South Africa on 309 to register their 21 runs win. Mustafizur took 3 wickets, Saifuddin got 2 wickets whereas Mehidy and Shakib got 1-1 wicket each. The Tigers won’t want to tinker with their winning combination. The team will be looking to repeat the same performance which they did against the Proteas.
Player To Watch Out For – Mushfiqur Rahim
New Zealand announced their contention for the top-four spots in style with a clinical display in their first match of the tournament, against Sri Lanka, with a terrific ten wickets win. The bowlers did a marvelous job stopping Sri Lanka for mere 136 runs. Henry and Ferguson took 3-3 wickets each whereas all the other bowler got 1 wicket each. Martin Guptill and Munro scored 73 and 58 runs respectively. Kiwis have a strong batting line up to complement their versatile bowling attack and with English conditions suited to their kind of bowling, they can be a huge threat for any opponent.
Player To Watch Out For – Kane Williamson
The track is good for batting as 300 runs have been scored by three out of the four teams. 39 out of the 67 completed ODIs at the venue were won by the team, batting second.
Probable Line Ups
Bangladesh – Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (WK), Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mashrafe Mortaza (C), Mustafizur Rahman.
New Zealand – Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (C), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (WK), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult.
My PlayerzPot XI
New Zealand will be likely to register their second win as the team looks very well balanced.