Bangladesh win the toss and choose to bat first.Bangladesh Lost Imrul Kayes very early .
Three debutants for the hosts: Bruce, Wheeler, Ferguson.Martin Guptill, who sustained a hamstring strain while running between the wickets in the third ODI in Nelson, has been ruled out of the T20 series. Neil Broom, who closed out 2016 with a bang, replaces Guptill in the T20 squad.
Bangladesh cant afford anymore panic in batting. Soumya needs to cut out the flashy shots and give the team a steady start. Time is running out for him
Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha has backed the selections of Soumya Sarkar, who had a terrible 2016, and rookies Shuvagata Hom and Tanbir Hayder in the squad for the first T20I.
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New Zealand XI: 1 Kane Williamson (capt), 2 Neil Broom, 3 Colin Munro, 4 Corey Anderson, 5 Tom Bruce, 6 Colin de Grandhomme, 7 Luke Ronchi (wk), 8 Mitchell Santner, 9 Ben Wheeler, 10 Matt Henry, 11 Lockie Ferguson
Bangladesh XI: 1 Tamim Iqbal, 2 Imrul Kayes, 3 Sabbir Rahman, 4 Shakib Al Hasan, 5 Mahmudullah, 6 Soumya Sarkar, 7 Mosaddek Hossain, 8 Nurul Hasan (wk), 9 Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), 10 Mustafizur Rahman, 11 Rubel Hossain