Nasir Hossain key for Tigers
Nasir Hossain could be the key for Bangladesh as they look to continue their good form against New Zealand in the only Twenty20 international at Dhaka.
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Hossain starred as Bangladesh wrapped up a 3-0 victory over New Zealand in the one-day series to follow up the drawn Test series.
Hossain scored a rapid 44 as Bangladesh chased down a victory target of 308 with four wickets and four balls to spare at Fatullah.
Now he hopes to continue that form in the single T20 game, despite being used lower down the order.
"It does occur to me from time to time that a century wouldn't be a bad thing. When I bat with the tail, I feel if I could bat a little higher up the order I could push for a bigger score," he told cricinfo.
"I will score a century if it is in my fate. I don't spend too much time thinking about it. I want to do my job properly. I want to provide the team with a good score when we bat first and win the game when we chase. That's all."
He knows that competition for places has made Bangladesh a better team, making it harder for players to established themselves and improve their average.
He added: "The Bangladesh team isn't the same anymore. There are a lot more performers and there's competition for places.
"A player now cannot be in the team if he plays badly. There are very good cricketers in the squad, and outside it too.
"The performers are quite matured. Some players are making heads turn in the under-19s, academy and Bangladesh A teams."
Having drawn the Test series and won the ODIs the time is right for Bangladesh to improve on a poor T20 record which has seen them lose six of their last seven matches, including fixtures with Holland and Scotland.
Tamim Iqbal will miss the match with a stomach strain and Bangladesh could hand a debut to Soumya Sarkar.
New Zealand all-rounder Colin Munro, who hit 85 runs from 77 balls in the third ODI, was disappointed to lose the last game but is looking to repeat his batting form in the T20.
He told the New Zealand website, www.blackcaps.co.nz: "Obviously you want to be playing for your country as regularly as possible, the ultimate would be to play all forms, but where I'm at at the moment, white ball cricket is where I'm strongest.
"I just have to keep doing what I'm doing, you can't rely on one score every now and again, you've got to keep backing it up."
New Zealand have the option of recalling Tim Southee after their bowling attack let them down in the final ODI.