Bangladesh will be led by Najmul Hossain Shanto in the final ODI in New Zealand. New Zealand’s and Bangladesh One-Day International series is now 1-0 in favor of the Blackcaps.
Bangladesh is currently hosting a three-match ODI series against New Zealand. With the ODI World Cup starting next month. Bangladesh chose to rest some players who were schedule to travel to India for the event in the first two of ODIs against the Black Caps.
The first game resulted in a tie, while New Zealand won the second game by a score of 86 runs
Litton Das led the team in its first two games. He rest for the third ODI, which is set to take place in Mirpur on Tuesday. As Bangladesh’s greatest run-getter in the 50-over format in 2023, Najmul Hossain Shanto, will lead the team.
In addition to Litton, other World Cup hopefuls including as Tamim Iqbal and Mustafizur Rahman were rest for the last game against New Zealand. Mushfiqur Rahim, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, and Shoriful Islam, on the other hand, made room for Soumya Sarkar, Nurul Hasan, and Khaled Ahmed. Tamim stated after the second ODI that he was in pain due to a back ailment. Litton, who had a viral fever last month, is said to be suffering from the aftereffects.
The Bangla Tigers face Afghanistan in their World Cup opener on October 7 at Dharamsala. Prior to this match, Shakib Al Hasan and company will play two warm-up games against Sri Lanka (September 29) and England (October 2).
Najmul Hossain Shanto (C), Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Zakir Hasan, Anamul Haque Bijoy, Towhid Hridoy, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mehidy Hassan Miraz, Mahedi Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Mahmud, and Rishad Hossain are the Bangladesh team for the third ODI