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Bangladesh vs New Zealand Predictions: Cricket World Cup betting tips, news, lineups

By Jonathan Davies

Published: 17:44, 10 October 2023

New Zealand look to make it three wins from three at the Cricket World Cup when they play Bangladesh in Chennai on Friday (9.30am BST).

Runners-up to England four years, New Zealand avenged that defeat with a commanding nine-wicket victory on the opening day, before beating the Netherlands by 99 runs.

As for Bangladesh, they started with victory over Afghanistan by six wickets, but then suffered a 137-run loss against the English.

Bangladesh vs New Zealand Betting Tips

  • Top home batsman – Devon Conway @ 11/4 with William Hill
  • Top away bowler – Mahedi Hasan @ 9/2 with Paddy Power

Along with Rachin Ravindra, Conway set the tone for New Zealand during their impressive standing against England. Indeed, their 273-run partnership was the Black Caps’ highest for second wicket in history.

Conway was 152 not out in that game and added a further 32 runs against the Dutch, with his tally of 184 in two innings only bettered by Sri Lanka’s Kusal Mendis.

But the in-form Hasan could be the man to stop him in his tracks.

The Bangladesh all-rounder has collected the joint-most wickets so far at this World Cup with seven. He was 3/25 in the victory over Afghanistan, and managed a respectable 4/71 from eight overs against England.

Bangladesh vs New Zealand team news

Bangladesh may rotate after their defeat by England, but it is unlikely New Zealand will tinker much after back-to-back victories. Their 15-man squads are below.

Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Nasum Ahmed, Litton Das, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Mehidy Hassan Miraz, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Tawhid Hridoy, Shoriful Islam, Sheikh Mahedi Hasan, Hasan Mahmud, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mustafizur Rahman, Mahmudullah Riyad.

New Zealand: Tom Latham, Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitch Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Kane Williamson, Will Young.