Bangladesh have moved one place up to number seven in the ICC T20I rankings ahead of their battle against the Black Caps. The rankings were updated on Wednesday following the series between West Indies and Sri Lanka.
Tigers were number 8 at the start of the WI-SL series.
Reigning T20 World Cup champions West Indies, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan have been very tight on the table.
Hosts West Indies, who started the series at No.10, have gone up to eight with a 2-1 victory against Sri Lanka, who have slipped down to ten from seven.
Bangladesh have 229 ratings while West Indies, Afghanistan, and Sri Lanka – all have 228 points each. Ireland (11) and Zimbabwe (12) have 190 each.
England retain the No.1 position with 275 ratings, having a difference of seven ratings to No.2 India's 268. Australia (267 ratings) moved down to No.3 following a 2-3 defeat to New Zealand (5th, 253) in the recent tour.