New Zealand’s victory in the first Test at Seddon Park has resulted in them being touted as the favorites to emerge meritorious in the upcoming battle against the touring Bangladeshi tigers. Bangladesh, on the other hand, would be eyeing to avoid a defeat in the coming contest, which in turn, could assist them in leveling the ongoing series by a 1-1 margin. Here’s BAN vs NZ Dream11 Predictions highlighting the team news, head to heads, match details, predicted lineups and fantasy XI picks for the upcoming contest scheduled on March 8 at Basin Reserve, Wellington.
BAN vs NZ Dream11 Predictions, 2nd Test: Preview and Probable XI
Date: March 8, Friday – March 12, Tuesday.
Time: 3:30 AM IST, 11:00 AM LOCAL.
Venue: Basin Reserve, Wellington.
New Zealand’s Predicted XI for 2nd Test
Bangladesh’s Predicted XI for 2nd Test
BJ Watling would be the perfect fit as a wicket-keeper batsman for the Dream11 unit. His knock of 31 in 67 deliveries assisted the home team in getting past the 700 run mark in the previous contest.
Not to mention his effectiveness in scalping 5 dismissals whilst guarding the stumps which furthermore strengthens his position in BAN vs NZ Dream11 unit.
Kane Williamson and Tom Latham’s back-breaking knocks of 200* and 161 respectively in the first Test at Hamilton makes the duo a vital addition for the coming feud at Wellington.
Tamim Iqbal would be a necessary pick too for his flabbergasting knocks of 126 in the first innings, and 74 in the second innings which helped Bangladesh in putting up a competitive total on board.
For the fourth and fifth spots, one could opt in for the duo of Jeet Raval and Soumya Sarkar with regards to their staggering performances in the lately concluded duel wherein they belted 132 and 149 runs respectively.
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Neil Wagner and Trent Boult’s mind-boggling figures of 7/151 and 6/185 respectively in the first Test against at Hamilton make the duo a must inclusion for BAN vs NZ Dream11 lineup.
For the third spot, one could go in for Mustafizur Rahman as a potential pace option from the Bangladeshi unit. His ability to generate toe-crushing yorker deliveries at will could assist the tourists in getting the better of the Kiwi gentlemen in the must-win duel at Wellington.
Colin de Grandhomme’s blistering figures of 76 in 53 deliveries with the bat and 1/30 with the ball in the first innings of the lately concluded contest accounts for his selection in the fantasy XI lineup.
Mahmudullah could be a feasible induction too when taking into consideration his gritty knock of 146 in 229 deliveries in the freshly concluded game agianst the Kiwis. Also, he could be a handy spin option for Bangladesh, which all the more cements his place in the BAN vs NZ Dream11 unit.
Captain & Vice-Captain
Kane Williamson and Colin de Grandhomme would be the top selections for the skipper’s spot.
The quartet of Soumya Sarkar, Trent Boult, Jeet Raval, and Tamim Iqbal could also be considered when zeroing down the players for the positions of captain and vice-captain.
Fantasy Cricket XI
BJ Watling (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Jeet Raval, Mustafizur Rahman, Trent Boult, Neil Wagner, Colin de Grandhomme (vc), Mahmudullah, Tom Latham, Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal.
BAN vs NZ Dream11 Predictions
New Zealand could be dubbed as the favorites to emerge meritorious in the forthcoming contest against the Bangladeshi tigers. They have got all their boxes checked, be it in terms of batting, bowling or fielding which makes their win all the more probable in the coming feud.