New Zealand vs Bangladesh Dream11 Prediction 2nd T20I, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Predicted Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates

The battle intensifies as New Zealand (NZ) and Bangladesh (BAN) gear up for the second T20 International at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on December 29. The three-match series stands deadlocked after the first encounter in Durban ended in a washout, adding an extra layer of anticipation to the upcoming clashes. With both teams eyeing series victory, the 2nd T20I promises to be a thrilling spectacle.

Series Recap:

The series opener at McLean Park in Napier witnessed Bangladesh winning the toss and opting to field. New Zealand faced early setbacks, losing three wickets for just one run. Despite a resilient middle-order performance, they managed to post a total of 134/9. Bangladesh, in response, showcased a determined effort, with Litton Das anchoring the innings with a match-winning knock of 42 runs. Eventually, Bangladesh secured a five-wicket victory, setting the stage for an exciting series.

Match Information: New Zealand vs Bangladesh, 2nd T20I

  • Date and Time: December 29, 2023, 11:40 AM IST
  • Venue: Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui

Probable Playing XI:

New Zealand: Finn Allen, Tim Seifert (wk), DJ Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, MS Chapman, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner (C), AF Milne, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Ben Sears

Bangladesh: Liton Das (wk), Rony Talukdar, Nazmul Hossain Shanto (C), Soumya Sarkar, Towhid Hridoy, Afif Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Rishad Hossain, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman

Pitch Report:

Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui offers a balanced pitch favoring both batsmen and bowlers. Pacers may find assistance with good movement off the track, making it a challenging surface for the batsmen. Teams winning the toss often choose to bowl first, with the average first innings score around 137.

Player Picks:

Captains:

  • James Neesham (NZ | ALL)
  • Mahedi Hasan (BAN | ALL)
  • Shoriful Islam (BAN | BOWL)

Top Picks:

  • Tim Southee (NZ | BOWL)
  • Mitchell Santner (NZ | ALL)
  • Daryl Mitchell (NZ | ALL)

Avoid Having:

  • Finn Allen (NZ | BAT)
  • Ish Sodhi (NZ | BOWL)

Fantasy Cricket Prediction:

Head to Head Fantasy Team:

  • Wicket Keeper: Litton Das
  • Batter: Mark Chapman, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips
  • All-rounder: Mitchell Santner, James Neesham, Mahedi Hasan
  • Bowler: Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Tim Southee

Mega League Fantasy Team:

  • Wicket Keeper: Litton Das, Tim Seifert
  • Batter: Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips
  • All-rounder: Mitchell Santner, James Neesham, Mahedi Hasan
  • Bowler: Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Tim Southee

As the cricketing action unfolds at Bay Oval, fantasy cricket enthusiasts have the opportunity to craft their dream teams and witness a high-stakes clash between New Zealand and Bangladesh. With key players in form and the series hanging in the balance, the 2nd T20I promises an enthralling contest that could shape the outcome of the series.

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