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Bangladesh vs New Zealand Schedule, Fixture 2016-17

Bangladesh vs New Zealand Schedule, Fixture 2016-17

Bangladesh national cricket team is touring New Zealand from December 2016 to January 2017 to play 2 Test matches, 3 ODIs (One Day Internationals) and also 2 Twenty20 matches. New Zealand Cricket Board has confirmed this upcoming cricket tour by releasing a press news. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) also declared the series schedule and timetable on Friday 27.05.2016. The upcoming Bangladesh vs New Zealand series will begin on 26 December, 2016 by ODI matches and it will end of 24 January, 2017 test matches. The matches will be played in 5 venues which are- Christchurch , Nelson ,  Napier , Wellington and Mount Maunganui.

Team Bangladesh is completely ready to battle against New Zealand for a lengthy series. They will play 3 ODIs, 3 T20Is and also 2 Tests matches in this New Zealand tour. The battle will begin with the ODI series. At the series, Bangladesh got their job to eliminate other team. They have to do is to keep away from being whitewashed by New Zealand in the ODI series. A whitewash might find them slip from the ICC ODI rankings.

Bangladesh cricket team are presently at number 7 in the ICC ODI rankings having 95 points. Pakistan are also positioned at number 8th getting 89 points and they’re accompanied by West Indies. This rankings manage the critical value because it will be the parameter for automated qualification for the ICC World Cup 2019 being held in England and Wales. On the other hand Bangladesh qualified to upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017 already.

The top 8 teams according the ICC rankings as on 30 September, 2017 will be eligible for the upcoming big tournament ICC World Cup 2019. The ones getting left behind in staying the top 8 rankings need to play the qualifiers to come back to the tournament. With the present trend, West Indies are dealing with serious crisis of losing out on the berth of automated qualification for the tournament. Pakistan team are also on the brink.

Bangladesh tour of New Zealand 2016-17

Date & Time Match Type Venues
Dec 26, Mon (at 4:00 am) 1st ODI  Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Dec 29, Thu (at 4:00 am) 2nd ODI  Saxton Oval, Nelson
Dec 31, Sat (at 4:00 am) 3rd ODI  Saxton Oval, Nelson
Jan 03, Tue (at 12:00 pm) 1st T20I  McLean Park, Napier
Jan 06, Fri (at 8:00 am) 2nd T20I  Bay Oval, Mount  Maunganui
Jan 08, Sun (at 8:00 am) 3rd T20I  Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Jan 12, Thu – Jan 16, Mon 1st Test  Basin Reserve, Wellington
Jan 20, Fri – Jan 24, Tue 2nd Test  Hagley Oval, Christchurch

* Bangladesh local time has been added here.

Bangladesh has also confirmed the playing in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 as they were within top 8 teams by 30th September 2015  in ICC’s ODI ranking. However, now see Bangladesh vs New Zealand head to head records in ODI, T2oI and Test Matches bellow.

Bangladesh vs New Zealand

Bangladesh Vs New Zealand Head to head ODI Records

Total played Match
Won By Bangladesh 
Won By New Zealand
New Zealand
Neutral Venue
  Total : 25

New Zealand has announced 13 man squad for upcoming ODI series against Bangladesh. They made a strong squad for this upcoming series. Luke Ronchi and Neil Broom have come back in the squad. Kane Williamson will lead the New Zealand team. Check out the New Zealand squad for ODI series against Bangladesh here:

Bangladesh ODI squad: Mashrafe Mortaza, Shakib Al Hasan, Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah, Tamim Iqbal, Mehedi Hasan, Mosaddek Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Soumya Sarkar, Subashis Roy, Tanbir Hayder, Taskin Ahmed.

New Zealand ODI squad: Kane Williamson (capt), Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Neil Broom, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Colin Munro, Tom Latham, James Neesham, Luke Ronchi, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee.

Now, Bangladesh cricket team are in Australia for 10 days conditioning camp for the upcoming New Zealand tour. They will leave Australia to New Zealand after ending this condition camp. There Bangladesh will play 3 ODI, 3 T20I and 2 Test matches series.

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