New Zealand – T20I Team Ranking, Matches & Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2021

Team New Zealand will be led by Kane Williamson in the upcoming T20 World Cup.

How is their form?

They reached the finals of the 50-over World Cup back in 2019 and 2015.

Over the years, they showcased exceptional performance. This was displayed when they participated in the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) 2021 finals. They faced the Virat Kohli-led Indian squad and beat them comprehensively!

It is safe to state that they are in good form. and if they showcase the same prowess in the upcoming T20 World Cup they might as well be the ones who take the trophy home!

Their history with the T20 World Cup events

If one closely follows the T20 World Cup history of team New Zealand, it can be seen that the team hasn’t had the luck to win the event so far.

In this context, it is also important to notice that this year, team New Zealand is in great form. Hence, it is safe to state that they have what it takes to win the T20 World Cup Trophy!

Furthermore, new talents like Kyle Jamieson and Devon Conway and experienced figures like Kane Williamson and Martin Guptill will play a huge role in increasing the chances for team New Zealand in the T20 World Cup 2021.

They won four matches in the recent T20 International series, but their luck ran out when they played 5 T20 International matches against Bangladesh. The first match was a disaster when team New Zealand was bowled out for just 60 runs. They lost the match by seven wickets! The second match was also a loss for Team New Zealand, but this time they lost it by a margin of just four runs!

Final squad

The final squad selected for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021 is as follows – 

  • Kane Williamson (c)
  • Todd Astle
  • Trent Boult
  • Mark Chapman
  • Devon Conway
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • Martin Guptill
  • Kyle Jamieson
  • Daryl Mitchell
  • Jimmy Neesham
  • Glenn Phillips
  • Mitchell Santner
  • Tim Seifert (wk)
  • Ish Sodhi
  • Tim Southee
  • Adam Milne (as injury cover)

Team ranking

Team New Zealand secured a place in Group B for the upcoming T20 World Cup tournament. They are placed along with Pakistan, India, and Afghanistan.

Match schedule

Date Match  Venue
26th Oct 21 NZ vs Pak Sharjah
31st Oct 21 NZ vs Ind Dubai
3rd Nov 21 NZ vs B1 Dubai
5th Nov 21 NZ vs A2 Sharjah
7th Nov 21 NZ vs Afg Abu Dhabi

 

Reference Link: 

  1. https://cricketaddictor.com/icc-t20-wc-2021/t20-world-cup-2021-new-zealand-squad-schedule-date-time-and-venue-3/
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