The team for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 to be played in the UAE to be hosted by India has started to be announced. The first team to announce its team has become New Zealand. On Monday, 9 August, the New Zealand Cricket Board has announced a 15-member team for this World Cup to be played in October-November. This year the ICC T20 World Cup is going to be held from 17 October to 14 November.
New Zealand Cricket has become the first board to announce the squad for the T20 World Cup. On Monday, New Zealand Cricket suddenly surprised everyone by announcing the team for the T20 World Cup, one of the biggest ICC tournaments. There is still more than two months left for the start of this tournament. The command of the team has been given in the hands of captain Kane Williamson, who won New Zealand the trophy for the first time in the ICC Test Championship. At the same time, Adam Milne has been kept as cover for any player getting injured.
In Team Beyhadh, batsman Devon Conway, who has shown a great game in the last few months, has been included. Apart from this, experienced Martin Guptill and wicketkeeper Tim Seifert are present to strengthen the batting. The bowling has an experienced trio of Trent Boult, Tim Southee and Ish Sodhi.
The same team will also play in the T20 series against India. Most of the New Zealand players are going to participate in the BCCI’s much-loved T20 league India Premier League. The remaining matches of the 14th season of IPL are to be organized from 19 September to 15 October. It was started in March this year but it was decided to postpone it after players got infected in the bio bubble.
New Zealand T20 World Cup squad
Kane Williamson (c), Todd Eschell, Trent Boult, Dowan Conway, Martin Guptill, Glenn Phillips, Tim Seifert (wk), Mark Champman, Darrell Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Kyle Jamieson, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee .
Adam Milne (back up)