New Zealand Under-19s vs Bangladesh Under-19s, 2019: 4th Youth ODI: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Towhid Hridoy and Mahmudul Hasan Joy look safe options for multiplier roles given their consistency with the bat.

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Towhid Hridoy. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer-IDI/IDI via Getty Images)

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Match Details:

The 4th match of the 5-match Youth ODI series between New Zealand Under-19s and Bangladesh Under-19s will be played at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln.

The match starts at 10:00 AM local time (3:30 AM IST) (10:00 PM GMT – Prev Day).


Bangladesh Under-19s completed a series win as they cruised to their third straight win on the tour of New Zealand. There are two games still to be played in this 5-match Youth ODI series and it won’t be any easy for the home side. Bangladesh is too strong at this level and has an experienced squad. Most of the players have already featured in the U19 World Cup hosted by New Zealand last year.

New Zealand Under-19s haven’t performed badly but Bangladesh’s domination made it look like that. Fergus Lellman scored an unbeaten 116 with seven fours and five maximums to take New Zealand’s total to 228 which was chased down in only 36.5 overs for the loss of two wickets. Mahmudul Hasan Joy’s 95-ball 103* was backed by fifties from Tanzid Hasan and Towhid Hridoy in the chase.

Weather Condition/Report:

Wednesday will be a cloudy day at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval. However, the chances of rain are quite lower. We might not actually see any major interruption in the due course of the match.

Pitch Condition/Report:

New Zealand U19s have been struggling to post big totals at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval. The venue can produce totals as high as 300 if Bangladesh bat first. The chasing at this venue is easy but the hosts might struggle due to Bangladesh’s supremacy.

Average first innings score: 251 (Last 8 Youth ODI matches)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 7, Lost – 1

Team News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

New Zealand Under-19s:

Ollie White (C), Thomas Zohrab, Fergus Lellman, Conor Ansell, Jesse Tashkoff, Ben Pomare (WK), Jock McKenzie, Kristian Clarke, Joey Field, Adithya Ashok, David Hancock.

Bench – Rhys Mariu, Hayden Dickson, William Clark, Ryan Jackson, Tim Pringle, Quinn Sunde, Devan Vishvaka.

Bangladesh Under-19s:

Tanzid Hasan, Anik Sarker Shatu, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Towhid Hridoy, Akbar Ali (C & WK), Shahadat Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Mrittunjoy Chowdhury, Avishek Das, Shoriful Islam.

Bench – Shahin Alam, Parvez Hossain, Rakibul Hasan, Tanzim Hasan, Minhazur Rahman, Ashraful Islam.

Top Picks:

Thomas Zohrab and Fergus Lellman have scored centuries in the last two matches. Towhid Hridoy and Mahmudul Hasan Joy have great records in Youth ODIs and will be looking to continue their form. Only two of Tanzim Hasan, Mrittunjoy Chowdhury and Shoriful Islam could play on Wednesday due to rotation policy.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Towhid Hridoy, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Thomas Zohrab, Fergus Lellman

Vice-Captain – Jesse Tashkoff, Akbar Ali, Shamim Hossain, William Clark

Towhid Hridoy and Mahmudul Hasan Joy look safe options for multiplier roles given their consistency with the bat.

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Akbar Ali

Batters – Mahmudul Hasan Joy (C), Tanzid Hassan, Thomas Zohrab

All-Rounders – Shamim Hossain, Towhid Hridoy, Jesse Tashkoff, Fergus Lellman (VC)

Bowlers – Shoriful Islam, Avishek Das, Adithya Ashok

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Akbar Ali

Batters – Anik Sarker Shatu, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Thomas Zohrab (VC)

All-Rounders – Shamim Hossain, Towhid Hridoy (C), Fergus Lellman, Ollie White

Bowlers – Mrittunjoy Chowdhury, Avishek Das, Joey Field

Expert Advice:

New Zealand has been rotating their players as everyone is missing at least one match. Their skipper Ollie White has underperformed in this series and could be left out for at least one game.

Probable Winners:

Bangladesh Under-19s are expected to continue their winning spree.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.