India vs New Zealand Series – Schedule | Venue | Timings
The current series to be held between India and New Zealand will be a 3 match T20I series. It will be followed by 2 Test matches in a time span of three weeks. The inaugural match will be played in Jaipur on 17th November. While the second game will be held at Ranchi on 19th November. The venue of the final match is Kolkata. It will be held on 21st November. The timings of all three matches will remain the same and they will commence at 7:00 PM IST sharp.
After the end of the T20I series, both the teams will head to Kanpur for an opening Test match. The match will be held on 25 November at Green Park stadium. The series will conclude at Wankhede stadium, Mumbai from 3 till 7 December. Both the matches will commence at 9:30 AM IST.
Indian vs New Zealand Squads
India’s T20I Team
Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice-Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj
India’s Test Team
Ajinkya Rahane (Captain), Cheteshwar Pujara (VC), KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Wriddiman Saha (WK), KS Bharat (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna
New Zealand’s T20I Team
Kane Williamson (Captain), Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Kyle Jamieson, Adam Milne, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Tim Seifert, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee
New Zealand’s Test Team
Kane Williamson (Captain), Tom Blundell (WK), Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitchell Santner, Will Somerville, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Will Young, Neil Wagner.
After the huge loss at the T20 World Cup, both India and New Zealand will be playing against each other in the T20I series. Both the teams are equally encouraged and excited to face each other.
Rahul Dravid will be coaching the men in blue. And Rohit Sharma has taken over as the new captain in the T20I series. In the first Test match, Ajinkya Rahane will lead the side and Virat Kohli will take the lead in the second Test match.