IND vs NZ 2022: New Zealand announces squads for their upcoming home series against India slated to begin on November 18 in Wellington. What comes as a major surprise is the exclusion of Martin Guptill & Trent Boult from both the T20I & ODI squads.
On the other hand, power-hitter Finn Allen books a spot in both squads while fast bowler Adam Milne who had last played in the format back in 2017 has returned to the ODI squad. Talking about Guptill & Boult, head Coach Stead has said that the doors are not closed for the duo as a lot of International Cricket is awaiting ahead. A few months back, Boult opted out of the New Zealand Contract though he stated his wish of playing in the ODI World Cup 2023. On the other hand, Guptill was a part of New Zealand’s T20 World Cup 2022 squad but he didn’t play even a single game with management choosing Conway & Allen at the top of the order.
Allen had a promising start to his International Career amassing 564 runs in 23 T20Is including two fifties & a ton. In ODIs, he has accumulated 308 runs in eight fixtures he has played. Meanwhile, James Neesham has been named in the ODI squad but the swashbuckling player won’t be a part of the third ODI in Christchurch as he would prepare for his wedding. Henry Nicholls will replace him in the fixture. As per the release, Ben Sears & Kyle Jamieson weren’t considered for selection due to back injuries. Though Boult is missing from the announced line-up, the pack attack will be embellished with the services of Tim Southee, Matt Henry (ODIs only), Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner, and Milne.
The IND vs NZ 2022 series will begin with three-match T20I series on 18th November. The first T20I will be played in Wellington before the teams move to Tauranga and Napier for the second and third T20Is on November 20 and 22. After the conclusion of T20Is, the ODI leg of the series will commence on November 25 in Auckland with the second ODI in Hamilton on November 27 & the finals in Christchurch on November 30.
IND vs NZ 2022: T20I & ODI Squads
Finn Allen, Michael Bracewell, Kane Williamson (capt), Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Daryl Mitchell, Adam Milne, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Jimmy Neesham, Tim Southee, Tom Latham (wk), Matt Henry.
T20I squad :
Finn Allen, Michael Bracewell, Kane Williamson (capt), Devon Conway (wk), Lockie Ferguson, Daryl Mitchell, Adam Milne, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Jimmy Neesham, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner.
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