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After losing the ODI series to India, New Zealand plays a masterstroke, includes a player with 17,000 runs

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 30 January 2019, 11:47 IST
Kane Williamson

New Zealand cricket team have announced the squad for the three-match T20I series. Skipper Kane Williamson will lead the team in T20Is against India, having missed the one-off T20I against Sri Lanka.

Dough Bracewell who replaced injured Jimmy Neesham has also been retained in the 14-man squad but Henry Nicholls finds no place in the team.

The three-match T20I series will begin in Wellington on February 6, India have already sealed the five-match ODI series by 3-0 and will play their next match on January 31 at Seddon Park, Hamilton.

All-rounder Daryl Mitchell who have played 192 first-class and 149 T20 matches have amassed 17,000 runs in his career. Mitchell have also been brought in the team.

Squad: Kane Williamson (c), Doug Bracewell, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson (games 1 & 2), Martin Guptill, Scott Kuggeleijn, Daryl Mitchell, Colin Munro, Mitchell Santner, Tim Seifert (wk), Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Blair Tickner (game 3)

First published: 30 January 2019, 11:47 IST
 
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