New Zealand cricket team will play three T20Is, followed by a two test match series on their upcoming tour to India from November 17 to December 7. New Zealand, the reigning World Test Champions have announced their squad recently for the tour which will be a part of World Test Championship 2021-23 cycle.
New Zealand team will be missing the services of Trent Boult & Colin de Grandhomme who made themselves unavailable for the whole tour. However this time New Zealand selectors have included Ajaz Patel, Mitchell Santner, Will Somerville, and Rachin Ravindra to lead the spin attack.
The tour will commence with the three T20I series which will be played in Jaipur, Ranchi & Kolkata. The two test match series will be played in Kanpur & Mumbai. This will be the first time when both teams will be facing each other after the ICC World Test Championship Final.
IND vs NZ T20I Series Schedule
The 3 T20I match series will be played from November 17 to November 21. Here is the complete schedule for T20I series:
|1st T20I||Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur||November 17 2021||7:00 PM|
|2nd T20I||JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi||November 19 2021||7:00 PM|
|3rd T20I||Eden Gardens, Kolkata||November 21 2021||7:00 PM|
IND vs NZ Test Series Schedule
The two test match series between India vs New Zealand will be a part of the World Test Championship 2021-23 cycle. Victory in both test matches will award 12 points for each test, a draw will ensure 4 points while a tie is worth 6 points each.
|1st Test||Green Park, Kanpur||Nov 25-Nov 29 2021||9:30 AM|
|2nd Test||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai||Dec 03-Dec 07 2021||9:30 AM|
IND vs NZ – New Zealand Squad
Kane Williamson (C), Tom Blundell (Wk), Devon Conway, Henry Nicholls, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Ajaz Patel, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitchell Santner, Will Somerville, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, Will Young
IND vs NZ – India Squad
Update 12 Nov 2021
BCCI has announced the India’s squad for the NZ series and rested key players. Here is the complete squad:
Ajinkya Rahane (captain), Cheteshwar Pujara (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), KS Bharat (wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna
NOTE: Virat Kohli will join the squad for the second Test, will lead the team
IND vs NZ – Venue
The T20I series will be played across Jaipur, Ranchi & Kolkata whereas the Test Series will be played across Kanpur & Mumbai.
IND vs NZ – Tickets
While BCCI is expecting that there will be 100% spectators allowed for the series but it will be depending upon the respective state governments. At present Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has already received a go-ahead from the West Bengal State government to allow 70% spectators. It is understood that other centres like Mumbai, Ranchi and Jaipur are likely to allow at least 50 per cent spectators for the matches.
IND vs NZ – How to watch live
The matches will be broadcasted live on Disney+ Hotstar and Jio Tv in India with the broadcasting rights in India being sold to the star networks by the BCCI. The match would be broadcasted live on both the app and website in different languages such as Hindi, Tamil, Telegu apart from English.
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