After a sad end in the first test against New Zealand, the tigers will definitely look forward to make a comeback in the second test which is supposed to be started from January 20. Bangladesh played extremely well except the horrific display in last day and it was a complete mess at last they were beaten by 7 wickets by the black caps eventually. However, 2nd test will start with a fresh note and the Bengal tigers will hopefully learn from the mistakes they did previously. Keeping that in mind, lets discuss all the aspects of Bangladesh vs New Zealand 2nd test including the match preview, prediction, schedule and team line-ups.
Bangladesh vs New Zealand 2nd Test Match Schedule
Bangladesh vs New Zealand 2nd Test has been scheduled to be started from 4 am Bangladesh time on January 20. The match will be started at 11 am local or 22:00 GMT. Christchurch is the venue for the match and it is often regarded as a paradise for the pace bowlers. So with no doubt, it will be another acid test for the tigers.
Bangladesh vs New Zealand 2nd Test Preview and Prediction
Result of 1st test: Result of 1st test will surely play an impact here. Despite scoring mammoth 595 in the first innings, Bangladesh were beaten by 7 wickets and that was a world record of a defeat after scoring highest number of runs in the first innings.
BD Squad for 2nd Test: Injury Problems
Bangladesh are suffering from serious injury problems. Cutter master Mustafizur Rahman was ruled out of the team earlier as he is still recovering from previous injury and Captain Mushfiqur Rahim and opener Imrul Kayes also joined the list during last time. As these are the vital players of the squad, the selector are surely passing some anxious moment at present. Wicket keeper batsman Sohan may have a chance to make a test debut. All in all, Shakib, Tamim, Sabbir along with the inexperienced pacers of Bangladesh team will have to play a vital role to bring some good for the tigers.
New Zealand Squad: Players to look out for
The black caps are always a hard nut to crack especially at home. The strong batting line up headed by Captain Kane Williamson along with the in-form Latham and Ross Taylor will put immense pressure right from the beginning. In bowling thunderous Boult will join the attack along with experienced Tim Soutee and Neil Wagner.
All in all, New Zealand with no doubt are the favorite in this match and Bangladesh will have to work even harder to bring good result from here.
Bangladesh vs New Zealand 2nd Test Live Telecast and Live Score
Bangladesh vs New Zealand 2nd Test live telecast will be provided by Channel 9, a private tv channel of Bangladesh. We will provide the live score and all other update of the match. So to know all the details of Bangladesh v New Zealand 2nd Test match, please stay with us and hope for the best.