BAN vs NZ Weather Report Live Today- Dhaka Weather Forecast, 1st ODI 2023. Dhaks is all set to hist the BAN vs NZ first ODI on September 21, Thursday. The match starts at 1.30 pm IST which is 2 pm local time. All three matches will be played in Dhaka giving the hosts the perfect opportunity to prepare in relatable conditions before the World Cup. 

Bangladesh are led by Litton Das in the absence of Shakib Al Hasan who has been rested for the series. Maumudullah and Tamim Iqbal return to the ODI side. While Mahmudullah played the last ODI series against England at home, Tamim returned after recovering from a back injury. In between he retired and unretired himself from international cricket.

New Zealand, on the other hand, are led by Lockie Ferguson. He is potentially leading a second-string New Zealand squad with all the big players rested. Trent Boult is the only player from the England side who has been retained for the Bangladesh side along with skipper Ferguson. Tim Southee will be undergoing surgery after dislocating his right thumb in the fourth ODI against England. The side is returning from a 3-1 series defeat against the World Champions and will be tested by spin.

New Zealand lost an ODI series 3-1 to England while Bangladesh endured another disappointing Asia Cup campaign. Playing at home, the Tigers have an advantage as they know the conditions. The Kiwis with a second-string batting unit will be tested by spin. The series is a good opportunity for the Tigers to topple New Zealand at home. 

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The Kiwis without their experienced batters will have the tough task of negating the Bangladesh spinners. Ish Sodhi and Rachin Ravindra the two Kiwi spinners have a role to play in the series. 

BAN vs NZ Weather Report Live Today- Dhaka Weather Forecast, 1st ODI, Bangladesh vs New Zealand 2023

Dhaka is all set to host the three BAN vs NZ DI matches. The first ODI starts at 2 p.m. local time. The current temperature in Dhaka is around 32 degrees in the afternoon and there is a 99 percent chance of rain which might play spoilsport. Thunderstorms are also expected alongside.

The venue has hosted 127 ODI games to date with 67 matches won by the team chasing and 58 batting first. Thus the team chasing has an advantage with the dew setting in the second innings 250 is the average first innings score.

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