Bangladesh Cricket Team in New Zealand 2023: Full Squads and Match Schedule


The Bangladesh Cricket Team Squads is all set to embark on an exciting tour to New Zealand in December 2023. This tour marks a significant phase for the team as they face off against New Zealand in both One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20i) series. Here’s a comprehensive look at the Bangladesh squads for the series and the much-awaited itinerary.


Bangladesh Cricket Team Squads

Bangladesh Cricket Team Squads Announced: A Blend of Experience and Youth

ODI Series Squad:

Leading the charge for the ODI series is Najmul Hossain Shanto, appointed as the captain. His deputy, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, brings his all-rounder skills to the forefront. The squad features a mix of seasoned players like Mushfiqur Rahim and upcoming talents such as Tawhid Hridoy. Key bowlers include Mustafizur Rahman and Shoriful Islam, known for their pace and accuracy.

T20i Series Squad:

For the T20i series, the squad sees some exciting additions. Rony Talukdar and Shamim Hossain join the team, bringing their explosive batting styles. The team’s balance is further enhanced with all-rounders like Afif Hossain Dhrubo and the experienced Soumya Sarkar.

Tour Itinerary: A Thrilling December Awaits

ODI Series Schedule:

  • 17 Dec: 1st ODI at University of Otago Oval, Dunedin.
  • 20 Dec: 2nd ODI at Saxton Oval, Nelson.
  • 23 Dec: 3rd ODI at McLean Park, Napier.

The ODI matches are set to start at 4 am Bangladesh Time, promising an early morning thrill for cricket fans.

T20i Series Schedule:

  • 27 Dec: 1st T20i at McLean Park, Napier.
  • 29 Dec: 2nd T20i at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.
  • 31 Dec: 3rd T20i at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.

The T20i series brings varied match timings, with the first match starting at 1:10 pm and the final match at 6 am Bangladesh Time.


The Bangladesh Cricket Team’s tour of New Zealand is not just another series; it’s an opportunity for the team to showcase its growth, adaptability, and resilience. With a well-rounded squad and an intense schedule, this tour promises to be a thrilling end to the year for cricket enthusiasts. Stay tuned for what is sure to be a series full of exciting cricketing action!