T20 World Cup 2021: New Zealand Schedule, Squad, Time & Date – As T20 world cup is about to begin from 17th October. Many teams have announced their squad. New Zealand who are current World Test Champions are not that convincing in T20 format like Test and ODIs but still some of its players are in their best form of career.
Today we will look at New Zealand’s T20 world cup 2021 squad and schedule.
New Zealand will play with a 15 players squad lead by Kane Williamson. The most successful captain in New Zealand’s history is now a strong contender of winning the 2021 cricket world cup. New Zealand’s strongest part in their team is their stability and experience in all departments. Batsmen like Guptill and Williamson can give a strong start in batting while Trent Boult and Tim Southee in bowling. Let’s take a look at New Zealand’s squad.
- Batsmen – Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill and Devon Conway,
- Wicketkeepers – Tim Seifert and Glenn Phillips
- All-Rounders – Kyle Jamieson, Ish Sodhi, Mitchell Santner, Daryl Mitchell, Mark Chapman and Jimmy Neesham
- Bowlers – Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Todd Astle and Lockie Ferguson
New Zealand who is at No.4 in current ICC T20 ranking will start their world cup campaign against No.2 in ranking Pakistan. Let’s take a look at New Zealand’s schedule.
- New Zealand Vs Pakistan: 7:30 pm, October 26 (Sharjah)
- New Zealand Vs India: 7:30 pm, October 31 (Dubai)
- New Zealand Vs Winner of group B (B1): 3:30 pm, November 3 (Dubai)
- New Zealand Vs Runner Up of group A (A2): 3:30 pm, November 5 (Sharjah)
- New Zealand Vs Afghanistan: 3:30 pm, November 7 (Abu Dhabi)
Note – all times are in IST (Indian Standard time)
New Zealand never won T20 world cup neither they were runners up in any.
Also Read: History of ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup