After pulling off a comprehensive win over Bangladesh, home side New Zealand will be looking to clinch the series in the second game of the one day series at Nelson. Bangladesh did lose the game by 77 runs will be focused to put in a better display in hopes of staying alive in the series. New Zealand will be eyeing to continue the winning trend and notch up yet another series win over Bangladesh.
Tom Latham has been in superb form for New Zealand in the one day format since the tour of India. He scored a superb 137 runs to help his side register a comfortable win over Bangladesh. The visitors have suffered a huge setback as wicket-keeper Mushfiqur Rahim is set to miss the rest of the series due to hamstring problem.Mehedi is set to place Mushfiqur in the second game against New Zealand.
Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson got dismissed for low scores but would be looking to score big runs in the remaining games for New Zealand. Latham was excellent at the top of order while Colin Munro also played a breezy innings to help the side post a mammoth score of 341 runs on the board.
Bangladesh faced an uphill battle as they fell well short of the score as Shakib-ul-Hasan, Mosaddek Hossain turned out to be bright spots in the batting department in the first game at Christchurch. Bangladesh batsmen need to raise their game if they are going to pose a threat to New Zealand in the second game at Nelson;