June 20, 2024
New Zealand tour of Bangladesh 2023-24 Test Series

New Zealand tour of Bangladesh 2023-24 Test series – 1st Test

Bangladesh vs New Zealand Test series 2023

1st Test:

First Test of the 2 match series between Bangladesh and New Zealand is going to be played at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet starting from November 28th 2023.

Bangladesh vs New Zealand History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the tenth bilateral series between the teams, The host is looking for the first win, Whereas the opponent won 7 times. A couple (2) of series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 5 series in a span of 12 years, from 2001-02 to 2013-14, where the Bangladesh team won 0 times and New Zealand won 5 times.

The consecutive winning streak for Bangladesh against New Zealand was 0 series, till date.

The longest unbeaten streak for the Bangladesh team against New Zealand was 1 series (twice) in 2013-14 and in 2021-22.

The consecutive winning streak for the New Zealand team against Bangladesh was 5 series from 2001-02 to 2013-14.

The longest unbeaten streak for the New Zealand team against Bangladesh was 9 series from 2001-02 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Bangladesh against New Zealand are DLLDL.

https://ibandhu.com/2021/12/31/bangladesh-tour-of-new-zealand-2021-22-test-series-1st-test/

Matches:

The teams completed 17 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 1 time, whereas the opponent won 13 times. Three (3) games resulted in a draw.

The teams played 7 consecutive tests without any draw from 2001 to 2008, in which Bangladesh won 0 games and New Zealand won 7 matches.

The consecutive winning streak for the Bangladesh team against New Zealand was 1 match in 2022.

The longest unbeaten streak for the Bangladesh team against New Zealand was 2 matches from 2013 to 2017.

The consecutive winning streak for the New Zealand team against Bangladesh was 7 matches from 2001 to 2008.

The longest unbeaten streak for the New Zealand team against Bangladesh was 15 matches from 2001 to 2022.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Bangladesh against New Zealand are LWLLL.

https://ibandhu.com/2022/01/08/bangladesh-tour-of-new-zealand-2021-22-test-series-2nd-test/

@ Bangladeshi Backyard:

Series:

When touring Bangladesh by New Zealand, the teams met to play bilateral series 3 times, out of them, the host won the series 0 times and the visitors won the series 2 times. One (1) series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 2 series in a span of 9 years, from 2004-05 to 2013-14, where Bangladesh won 0 series and New Zealand won both times.

The consecutive winning streak for the Bangladesh team against New Zealand was 0 series, till date.

The longest unbeaten streak for the Bangladesh team against New Zealand was 1 series in 2013-14.

The consecutive winning streak for the New Zealand team against Bangladesh was 2 series from 2001-02 to 20013-14.

The longest unbeaten streak for the New Zealand team against Bangladesh was 3 series from 2001-02 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Bangladesh against New Zealand are DLL – -.

Matches:

On the soil of Bangladesh, the teams faced each other 6 times. out of them, Bangladesh received victory 0 times and defeated 3 times with 3 draws.

The teams played 3 consecutive tests without any draw from 2004 to 2008, in which Bangladesh won 0 games and New Zealand won all 3 times.

The consecutive winning streak for the Bangladesh team against New Zealand was 0 matches, till date.

The longest unbeaten streak for the Bangladesh team against New Zealand was 3 matches from 2008 to present.

The consecutive winning streak for the New Zealand team against Bangladesh was 3 matches from 2004 to 2008.

The longest unbeaten streak for the New Zealand team against Bangladesh was 6 matches from 2004 to present.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Bangladesh against New Zealand are DDDLL.

The games have never been concluded with a result since 2008 between the teams.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the ninth rank (Bangladesh (46) and fifth rank (New Zealand (100)) team. The host is 54 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team (Bangladesh):

The team completed 138 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 18 times and lost 102 times. 18 times, the plays were completed as a Draw.

If the home team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose five (5) points without impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will lose a (1) point without impact in the position.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will gain a (1) point without impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn ten (10) points without impact in the position.

Drawing the series will help the team to gain five (5) points without impact in the position.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Bangladesh are WWLLL.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/04/03/ireland-tour-of-bangladesh-2022-23-test-series-only-test/

Last 5 (completed) match results of Bangladesh are WWLLL.

Last 5 (completed) home series results of Bangladesh are WWLLL.

Last 5 (completed) home match results of Bangladesh are WWLLL.

The Visiting Team (New Zealand):

The team completed 464 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 112 times and lost 182 times. 170 times, the plays were completed as a Draw.

If the visiting team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose eleven (11) points with a (1) position in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will gain a (1) point without impact in the position.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose nine (9) points with a (1) position in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will lose a (1) point without impact in the position.

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose five (5) points without impact in the position.

Last 5 (completed) series results of New Zealand are WDDLD.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/03/08/sri-lanka-tour-of-new-zealand-2022-23-test-series-1st-test/

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand are WWWLD.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/03/16/sri-lanka-tour-of-new-zealand-2022-23-test-series-2nd-test/

Last 5 (completed) away series results of New Zealand are DLLWL.

https://ibandhu.com/2022/12/25/new-zealand-tour-of-pakistan-2022-23-test-series-1st-test/

The side has never won a series away from home since 2021.

Last 5 (completed) away match results of New Zealand are DDLLL.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/01/01/new-zealand-tour-of-pakistan-2022-23-test-series-2nd-test/

The side has never won a match away from home since 2021.

Weather:

Weather forecast of Sylhet shows the weather would be partly cloudy on the first two and the last day, whereas pretty sunny on the third and the fourth day of the play. There would be an extremely less chance of rain during all five (5) days of the play, as the precipitation percentage would be 5%, 6%, 6%, 6% and 6% for all five (5) days, respectively. The temperature would be between 29 to 30 Celsius. The wind would be between 5 – 7 km/h.

Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened in an only played game, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are W – – – -.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, the team won 0 times and lost 0 times, too.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are – – – – -.

The longest streak without a draw at the venue was 1 match from 2018 to present.

The longest streak with a draw at the venue was 0 matches, till date.

The first batting team won the matches 1 time. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 0 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are W – – – -.

Overall, 1 time the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 0 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are W – – – -.

Home Side (Bangladesh):

Particularly, for Bangladesh, the team lost the toss in an only played game.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Bangladesh at the venue, while winning the toss, are – – – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Bangladesh at the venue, while losing the toss, are L – – – -.

Scores:

The lowest defended total was 320 in 2018, and the highest successful chase is not recorded, yet.

The first innings lowest total / the highest total was 282 runs in 2018. For the second innings, the lowest total / the highest was 143 runs in 2018. For the third inning, the lowest total / the highest was 181 runs in 2018. And for the fourth inning, the lowest total / the highest was 169 runs in 2018.

The batting average of the first innings is 38.58 and 31.97 is for the second innings. The batting average of the third innings is 28.45, and 24.07 is for the fourth innings.

Test History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Bangladesh against New Zealand at the venue are – – – – -.

Teams’ Test History at Venue:

The Home Unit (Bangladesh):

The home side has a poor record at the venue, as the team lost the only played outing.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Bangladesh at the venue are L – – – -.

The Visiting Unit (New Zealand):

The visiting team has never got a chance to play at the venue. The upcoming outing will be the first for the team.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand at the venue are – – – – -.

Selecting XI for both the Teams:

Bangladesh:

The home side may go with a couple (2) of pacers and a couple (2) of spinners, as the team would like to go with an (1) all-rounder with spin.

Bangladesh Eleven: M. Hasan Joy, Z. Hasan, N. Hossain Shanto, M. Haque, M. Rahim, N. Hasan, M. Hasan Miraz, N. Hasan, T. Islam, S. Islam, K. Ahmed

New Zealand:

The visiting team may go with a couple (2) of pacers and a (1) spinner, as the team would like to include a couple (2) of batting all-rounders, one with pace and the other with spin and a (1) bowling all-rounder with spin.

New Zealand Eleven: T. Latham, D. Conway, K. Williamson, H. Nicholls, D. Mitchell, R. Ravindra, T. Blundell, M. Santner, T. Southee, I. Sodhi, N. Wagner

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.

*Notes: Images were taken from Google Search.

*Notes: https://www.espncricinfo.com/series/new-zealand-in-bangladesh-2023-24-1395688/bangladesh-vs-new-zealand-1st-test-1395703/match-preview

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