Bangladesh cricket team will find them in New Zealand in the month of December 2023 to play the ODI series with the Kiwis. New Zealand and Bangladesh cricket authority has finalized the schedule and venues of New Zealand vs Bangladesh ODI series 2023. New Zealand vs Bangladesh ODI series will consist of 3 ODIs that will be contested between 17 Dec to 23 Dec.
The NZ vs Ban ODI series will kick off its journey with the first ODI at University Oval, Dunedin on Dec 17, then both teams will head over to Saxton Oval, Nelson for playing the 2nd ODI on Dec 20. Eventually, the series will come to an end with the last ODI at McLean Park, Napier on Dec 23. In 2021, the last time Bangladesh went to New Zealand for an ODI series, New Zealand defeated them with a clear 3-0 scoreline.
Most probably, New Zealand will enter the ODI series under the captaincy of Kane Williamson under the guidance of Gary Stead. On the other hand, Bangladesh will play under the captaincy of Shakib Al Hasan and Chandika Hathurusingha will play the role of head coach. The series will be played after the conclusion of the ICC World Cup, so there will be chances of some changes on both sides. As of August 2023, Bangladesh is not in good shape and currently holds 7th place in the ICC ODI team ranking. On the other hand, New Zealand is in a far better place, holding the 3rd position on the list.
In terms of head-to-head in ODI, New Zealand, and Bangladesh have faced each other in 38 matches where New Zealand got the upper hand by winning 28 matches while losing only 10 matches. Overall, New Zealand has played 464 ODIs where they successfully achieved victory in 112 matches and got defeated in 182. On the other hand, Bangladesh does not have a very good track record in ODI by winning only 18 matches out of their 138 while losing more than 100 matches.