NZ vs BAN Dream11 Prediction 3rd ODI, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Predicted Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates

As the Bangladesh tour of New Zealand 2023 progresses, cricket fans are eagerly anticipating the 3rd ODI at the picturesque McLean Park in Napier. New Zealand has taken a commanding 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series, dominating their opponents in the recent encounter with a convincing seven-wicket victory.

Match Information

  • Teams: New Zealand vs Bangladesh, 3rd ODI
  • Date: December 23, 2023
  • Day: Saturday
  • Time: 3:30 AM IST
  • Venue: McLean Park, Napier

Recent Encounter

In the 2nd ODI, New Zealand demonstrated their dominance by opting to bowl first after winning the toss. This strategic move paid off as Bangladesh’s top-order faced early dismissals, disrupting their start. Soumya Sarkar’s resilient 169-run innings was a highlight, guiding Bangladesh to a total of 291 runs in 50 overs. In response, New Zealand’s top order, led by Will Young and Rachin Ravindra, set the stage for a successful chase. Despite some breakthroughs by Hasan Mahmud and Shoriful Islam, New Zealand secured victory in 46.2 overs.

Probable Playing XI

New Zealand:

WA Young, Rachin Ravindra, HM Nicholls, Tom Latham (C), Tom Blundell (wk), MS Chapman, JA Clarkson, AF Milne, Adithya Ashok, JA Duffy, William O’Rourke

Substitutes: Finn Allen, Ish Sodhi, KA Jamieson, Ben Sears, Tim Seifert, Kane Williamson, Glenn Phillips, DJ Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee


Soumya Sarkar, Anamul Haque Enam, Nazmul Hossain Shanto (C), Liton Das, Towhid Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Rishad Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Mahmud

Substitutes: Tanzid Hasan, Afif Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Rakibul Hasan, Mahedi Hasan, Tanvir Islam, Shamim Hossain, Rony Talukdar

Pitch Report

The pitch at McLean Park has proven to be bowling-friendly, offering support to the pacers. History favors the chasing side, making the toss crucial in determining the course of the game.

Player Picks for Fantasy Cricket


  • Will Young (NZ | BAT): Impressive with an 89-run knock in the previous match, providing New Zealand with a solid start.
  • Rachin Ravindra (NZ | ALL): Showcased all-round abilities with a confident 45-run contribution, making him a valuable asset.
  • Henry Nicholls (NZ | BAT): Demonstrated top-order prowess with a stellar 95-run innings, adding stability to New Zealand’s lineup.


  • Mehidy Hasan Miraz (BAN | ALL): Evident all-round abilities with a 19-run contribution, making him a valuable asset for Bangladesh.
  • Jacob Duffy (NZ | BOWL): Impacted the game with three crucial wickets in the last match, showcasing his bowling precision.
  • Soumya Sarkar (BAN | BAT): Exceptional with a 169-run innings, displaying aggressive batting style and partnership-building skills.


  • William O’Rourke (NZ | BOWL): Noteworthy contribution of three vital wickets in the last match, highlighting his bowling effectiveness.
  • Mushfiqur Rahim (BAN | WK): Showcased resilience with a 45-run contribution, making him a crucial anchor for Bangladesh.
  • Hasan Mahmud (BAN | BOWL): Impacted the game with two crucial wickets, providing breakthroughs for Bangladesh.

Avoid Having These Players in Your Fantasy Sports Team

  • Rishad Hossain (BAN | BOWL): Unimpressive bowling performance in the last match, making him a candidate to be avoided.
  • Towhid Hridoy (BAN | BAT): Unimpressive batting performance in the last match, suggesting he can be avoided.

Head To Head – Fantasy Team

Wicket Keeper: Tom Latham, Mushfiqur Rahim
Batter: Will Young, Henry Nicholls, Nazmul Hossain Shanto
All Rounder: Rachin Ravindra, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Soumya Sarkar
Bowler: Jacob Duffy, William O’Rourke

Mega League

Wicket Keeper: Litton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim
Batter: Will Young, Henry Nicholls, Anamul Haque Enam
All Rounder: Rachin Ravindra, Josh Clarkson, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Soumya Sarkar
Bowler: Jacob Duffy, William O’Rourke

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