The 5th T20 between Bangladesh and New Zealand is scheduled to take place on September 10th at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka. Bangladesh have already won the series by taking an unassailable lead of 3-1.
Bangladesh vs New Zealand 5th T20 2021
Team News for Bangladesh
Bangladesh might look to plan ahead and test the bench strength for the ICC World T20. Somya Sarkar and Mossadek Hossain should come in place of Mohammad Saifuddin and Mushfiqur Rahim.
Likely playing 11 of Bangladesh
Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mossadek Hossain, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Somya Sarkar, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed
Team News for New Zealand
Scott Kuggelejin should replace Blair Tickner in the playing 11. Kuggelejin bowled a superb spell of 14 for 1 in New Zealand’s only win in this series.
Likely playing 11 of New Zealand
Finn Allen, Rachin Ravindra, Will Young, Tom Latham (c & wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell, Cole McConchie, Ajaz Patel, Scott Kuggelejin, Hamish Bennett
Pitch and Weather Conditions
Scattered thunderstorms are expected from the afternoon, with 50 to 60% chances of rain throughout. The pitch has been favouring spinners throughout the series. It should be a low-scoring match.
Betting Predictions for Bangladesh vs New Zealand 5th T20 2021
Match Result Prediction
Bangladesh should win the final T20 against New Zealand. They have now beaten Trans-Tasman teams (Australia and New Zealand) in successive series and are in complete control of the T20 format in their home conditions.
Winner: Bangladesh (1.50)
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Top Batsman for New Zealand
New Zealand opener Finn Allen should be the top batsman for the visitors. Allen has scored at a strike rate of 150 in the two games he has played in this series.
Top Batsman for New Zealand: Finn Allen (3.74)
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Highest Opening Partnership
Bangladesh openers Mohammad Naim and Litton Das have outscored New Zealand openers in every game played so far. They should again put on the highest opening partnership in the last match of the series.
Highest Opening Partnership: Bangladesh (1.725)
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Any player scoring 50 or more runs
As all of the games in this series have been low scoring, only one 50 plus score has been registered in the 8 innings. Bangladesh would likely continue with a similar surface for the last match. Thus, there is very little chance of any player scoring 50 or more runs.
Any player scoring 50 or more: No (1.83)
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Bangladesh should hit the most sixes against New Zealand in the 5th T20. They hit 3 sixes in the last game, whereas New Zealand hit just 2 sixes.
Most Sixes: Bangladesh (1.80)
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Top Bowler for Bangladesh
Mustafizur Rahman should be the top bowler from Bangladesh. Mustafizur is the leading wicket-taker of the series, with 8 wickets in 14.2 overs at an average of 11. He took 4 wickets in the last game too.
Top Bowler for Bangladesh: Mustafizur Rahman (3.50)
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