Kane Williamson To Lead New Zealand In Upcoming T20I, ODI Collection vs West Indies | Cricket Information

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Sunday confirmed that Kane Williamson will likely be main the BlackCaps within the upcoming T20I and ODI collection in opposition to the West Indies. Williamson will captain a squad with an skilled core, together with Trent Boult and Tim Southee, mixed with a gaggle of newer gamers equivalent to Finn Allen and Michael Bracewell, who obtain additional alternatives on the again of robust latest type.

With a good tour schedule that includes six matches in 11 days throughout Jamaica (three T20Is) and Barbados (three ODIs), the selectors have regarded to stability a mixed squad throughout each codecs. 

The tour can also be a significant a part of the subsequent cycle of ICC white ball tournaments, with the ICC T20 World Cup beginning in Australia this October, and qualification factors on the road for subsequent yr’s ODI World Cup in India.

BLACKCAPS head coach Gary Stead mentioned the squad was wanting ahead to taking over the West Indies at dwelling.

“It is at all times thrilling to be heading someplace you’ve got not been shortly and I do know this group cannot await the problem of taking over the West Indies within the Caribbean. Managing workloads is vastly essential this yr with the staff taking part in some type of cricket each month in 2022 – and this is applicable to each gamers and workers,” mentioned Stead in an official assertion.

“For Kane, Trent, Tim, and Devon, this would be the first time they’ve performed white ball cricket for New Zealand since final yr’s T20 World Cup and tour to India – so this journey will likely be essential for them,” he added.

Stead will likely be supported on the tour by Dean Brownlie as batting coach and Graeme Aldridge as bowling coach. The squad will arrive in two teams to Jamaica with some touring from New Zealand and the stability from the Netherlands.


T20I and ODI squad: Kane Williamson (c), Tim Southee, Fin Allen, Trent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee. 

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