New Zealand - Bangladesh: Hosts looking for clean sweep
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New Zealand go into their last group game against Bangladesh with a 100% winning record and will be keen to finish the group  stage strongly. 

Brendon McCullum's side have been impressive in the tournament so far and are many people's favourites to go on and win the tournament.

One of the key factors for the Kiwi's is their bowling attack. They are one of the two teams in this tournament to have bowled out the opposition as they have taken 50 wickets from five matches. Trent Boult and Tim Southee have picked up 13 wickets each, while Daniel Vettori has managed 12 wickets.

It's not just their bowling attack that has been lethal in the tournament so far. Their batting line-up is as aggressive as anybody's. With the likes of McCullum, Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor who can tear any bowling attack apart, something the Bangladesh side should be wary of.

Mushfiqur Rahim's side will need to take early wickets as New Zealand have been getting off to quick starts with the destructive McCullum attacking from the start.

Bangladesh have also qualified from Group A following their win over England on Monday. They will be in a confident mood and should look to take a 'no fear' approach when they face the unbeaten Kiwi's. 

Mamadullah hit an incredible century for Bangladesh in their win over England, and he and the side will be hoping that form continues if they're to get anything from this game. 

The Bangladesh bowlers managed to get the ball swinging in that match and will be hoping for more of the same if they are to trouble the strong opposition batting line-up. 

With both teams having qualified, they could look to rotate a couple of players, but it is more than likely that they will name the same sides. 

Regardless of the result, New Zealand will finish top of the group but should Bangladesh win and Australia lose their last fixture, the Tigers will finish second.

New Zealand

Possible XI: Martin Guptill, Brendon McCullum (C), Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Grant Elliott, Corey Anderson, Luke Ronchi (WK), Daniel Vettori, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Trent Boult.

Bangladesh

Possible XI: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (WK), Sabbir Rahman, Mominul Haque, Mashrafe Mortaza (C), Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain.

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