New Zealand has announced squad for T20 series against Pakistan

Christchurch: The wait is finally over and there are only a few days left before the series starts. New Zealand has announced squad for T20 series against Pakistan. And veteran batsman Ross Taylor dropped from the squad. Ken Williamson, who is on vacation due to having a baby at home, will not be in the first ODI.

New Zealand has announced squad for T20 series against Pakistan
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New Zealand has announced squad for T20 series against Pakistan

According to the details, Mitchell Saints will captain the first match of the three-match T20 series. While Ken Williamson will captain the second and third matches. The Kiwis squad includes Martin Guptill. Scott Keglin, Glenn Phillips. Ash Sodhi, Tim Seifert, Todd Astle. Doug Bracewell, Mark Chapman. Devon Conway, Jacob Duffy and Blair Tucker. Loki Ferguson and Hamish Bennett did not make the team due to unfitness. For the first T20 match, Trent Bolt, Tim Southee. Kyle Jamie Sun and Darrell Mitchell will miss the first match due to the West Indies Test match.

Fast bowler Jacob Duffy has been included in the New Zealand squad for the first time for his outstanding performance in domestic cricket and New Zealand A.

Mitchell Sentner will lead the team in the opening match of the series against Pakistan at Eden Park, who has done so in Williamson’s absence in the third T20 match.

Glenn Phillips and Devon Conway, who put on 181 for the third wicket in the second T20 match against the West Indies, have also been retained in the squad.

Selector Gavin Larson said Ross Taylor, who scored 38 and 9 in the T20I match against the West Indies, dropped from the squad due to poor form.

He said the decision to drop Ross Taylor was very difficult. Because he is a regular performer, but due to the return of Ken Williamson and poor form, he could not get a place in the squad.

New Zealand has announced squad for T20 series against Pakistan

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