Watch Bangladesh vs New Zealand 2nd T20 cricket highlights today on January 6, 2017. BAN vs NZ highlights today. The outcome of the second T20 match at the Bay Oval ground could be a deciding point for sealing the series if New Zealand manages to adjust its slow pitch. Bangladesh has to really fight it out on both fronts batting and bowling if they do not wish to face that inevitable situation. New Zealand has replaced Neil Broom by George Worker, who is slated to open with the home captain Kane Williamson. Williamson was among those who had played well in the first T20 and other two who shined there – Grandhomme and Lockie Ferguson are expected to repeat their performance in the second match too.
Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes will have a more responsibility on their shoulder to give a positive beginning to the game for Bangladesh. Even Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, and Soumya Sarkar will be required to deliver to the batting side of Bangladesh. The visitors bowling too need a sort of overhaul, to bring the magic to their favor.
New Zealand, with 4 wins out of 5 recently completed matches, clearly has an upper arm; compared to Bangladesh who has lost all 5 in recent time. The pitch at the Bay Oval is slow and it keeps low and going by recent T20 match history here, the team choosing to bat first end up losing the match.
Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah is in an optimistic mood and according to him If Bangladesh is able to correct the errors in their earlier matches; they can pull the results in their favor and he believes his teammates have displayed some improving performance. Bangladesh, however, is literally pushed to the wall and the only way they will start feeling good about their New Zealand tour is a win at any cost.