India vs New Zealand: New Zealand has announced its team for the upcoming T20 and ODI series against Team India. This series to be held in New Zealand is going to start from 18th November. For this series against India, New Zealand has decided to rest its star fast bowler Trent Boult and explosive opener Martin Guptill. Both these players have not been given a place in the T20 series and ODI series against Team India.
Rest given to Bolt and Guptill
The New Zealand team has rested its star left-arm fast bowler Trent Boult and explosive opener Martin Guptill for the series against India. Both will not be seen playing in this upcoming series. At the same time, the command of this New Zealand team will be in the hands of Kane Williamson. Let us tell you that in the recently concluded T20 World Cup 2022, the teams of India and New Zealand were eliminated after losing their respective matches in the semi-finals.
Laxman will take over as coach on New Zealand tour
VVS Laxman will be the head coach of the team in place of Rahul Dravid on the New Zealand tour. Hrishikesh Kanitkar has been made the team’s batting coach in place of Vikram Rathor. At the same time, in place of bowling coach Paras Mhambrey, Sairaj Bahule has been appointed as the bowling coach for this tour. All three coaches are in the National Cricket Academy, which is headed by Laxman. At the same time, senior players like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, R Ashwin have also been rested on this tour.
New Zealand team for series against India
Kane Williamson (captain), Finn Allen, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway (wk), Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry (ODIs), Tom Latham (ODIs) (wk), Daryl Mitchell, Adam Milne, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner , Ish Sodhi (T20), Tim Southee, Blair Tickner (T20).
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