Cricket Match Tips
Match: BAN vs NZ, Match 9, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
Date: Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Time: 12:30 PM GMT
Venue: Kennington Oval, London
The World Cup thus far has been full of surprising results with Bangladesh defeating the Proteas and England being defeated by Pakistan. Bangladesh will now lock horns with New Zealand in their next match at the Oval, London on 5 June. They would be looking for another win against the top side and would boost their confidence too high.
Explore the cricket match prediction, team news, venue statistics and much more.
Bangladesh is no longer the underdogs in the World Cup with the win in their first game against South Africa. The Tigers were set to bat against one of the best bowling attacks of the tournament.
Cricket Match Tips Key Players
Shakib Al Hasan played a crucial role in the previous game and proved his all-rounder ability with 75 runs knock and a wicket. He partnered with the wicketkeeper batsmen Mushfiqur Rahim for a 142 runs stands. Mushfiqur is also in good form and has scored runs for the side for a long time. Soumya Sarkar and Tamim Iqbal are set openers for the side and are able to hit the bowl for boundaries.
The pace attack is led by Mustafizur Rahman who took three wickets in the previous game. Mashrafe Mortaza has set the example for the team and would like to return to the best of his form.
Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mossadek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mustafizur Rahman
New Zealand would be looking confident after thrashing Sri Lanka at 136 runs. They would be quietly confident of their chances in this tournament.
Cricket Match Tips Key Players
New Zealand bowlers steered the team to victory with Matt Henry picking up an early wicket. He was the key bowler with the figure of 3-29. Lockie Ferguson and Trent Boult also looked in good form and went on to take 3 wickets and 1 wicket respectively.
Martin Guptill also proved his form with 73 runs knock and took the side to a ten-wicket win. Ross Taylor along with Kane Williamson has been in good form and have scored runs for the team in previous games.
Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk), Jimmy Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson
Stadium – Kennington Oval, London
Capacity – 23500
Ends – Pavilion End, Vauxhall End
Venue Scoring Pattern
Average 1st Inning Score – 247
Average 2nd Inning Score – 213
Highest Total – 398/5 (New Zealand vs England)
Lowest Total – 103/10 (England vs South Africa)
Chased Target – 322/3 (Sri Lanka vs India)
Defended – 241/10 (Pakistan vs England)
Weather & Pitch Conditions
There is a prediction of rain throughout the day. Humidity is expected to be 40-50% with 90% cloud cover. A washout is the possibility and temperature would be around 17-19 degrees.
The strip is good for batting and a score above 300 is competitive. The pitch favors the team batting second.
Both the matches at Oval have been won by the team batting first. The team winning the toss would like to bat first.
Cricket Match Tips and Prediction
New Zealand has already defeated Bangladesh in the series early in the year. Bangladesh would be high on confidence after defeating the Proteas. It is going to be a close match if it happens to be. The Tigers cannot be taken lightly at any level.
We back New Zealand to win the match.