IND vs NZ: New Zealand Announce 15-Member Squad For T20I Series Against India, Mitchell Santner Named Captain

IND vs NZ: New Zealand Announce 15-Member Squad For T20I Series Against India, Mitchell Santner Named Captain

New Zealand have announced a 15-member squad for the three-match T20I series against India which is slated to commence on January 27. Mitchell Santer has been given the responsibility to lead the team with both Kane Williamson and Tim Southee being handed a rest for these fixtures. The only two uncapped cricketers to get a place in the squad are Ben Lister and Henry Shipely.

It is pertinent to note that while the series opener is scheduled to be played in Ranchi, the second and the third T20Is will be played in Lucknow and Ahmedadbad on January 29 and February 1 respectivel. “Ben has made an exciting impact for Auckland early in his career in red and white ball cricket. Since his debut in late 2017, he is the Aces’ leading wicket taker in T20 and List A cricket,” Selector Gavin Larsen was quoted as saying in an official statement.“His ability to swing the ball considerably as a left-armer is particularly exciting,” he added.

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“We all felt for Ben after his tour ended the way it did last year, and it’s a testament to his work ethic that he’s been able to return to domestic cricket so strongly this season,” he further said.New Zealand squad for India T20I series: Mitchell Santner (c), Finn Allen, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman, Dane Cleaver, Devon Conway, Jacob Duffy, Lockie Ferguson, Ben Lister, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Michael Rippon, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner.This is a developing story. More Details will be added…

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