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World Cup 2019: New Zealand’s Squad for CWC 2019

World Cup 2019: New Zealand's Squad for CWC 2019

New Zealand becomes the first team to announce the squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 to be held in England and Wales. The uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Tom Blundell has been picked in the 15-member squad.

Blundell got lucky as Tim Seifert, the second choice wicketkeeper in the side, injured the little finger on his right hand while playing for Northern Districts in the domestic season.

Most of the players selected in the squad were expected to make the cut. The only debatable position was of the second all-rounder. Colin de Grandhomme got picked ahead of Doug Bracewell. Also, the leg-spinner Ish Sodhi found a place ahead of Todd Astle.

The Kiwis will be led by Kane Williamson and the squad is a pretty strong one. They have experienced batsmen like Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham. The pace attack is also lethal that comprises of Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson. Also, there are quality all-rounders and skilled spinners in the squad.

New Zealand Cricket Team’s Squad for world cup 2019

New Zealand Cricket Team is all set to play world cup 2019 with 7 Batsmen, 4 All-Rounders and 4 Bowlers. Here is the complete squad, player list of New Zealand National Cricket Team.

New Zealand Squad for CWC 2019

NameAgeRoleBatting StyleBowling Style
Kane Williamson28BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm off spin
Colin Munro31BatsmanLeft-handedRight-arm medium
Tim Southee30BowlerRight-handedRight-arm medium fast
Trent Boult29BowlerRight-handedLeft-arm fast medium
Lockie Ferguson27BowlerRight-handedRight-arm fast
Tom Latham26BatsmanLeft-handedRight-arm medium
Matt Henry27AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm fast medium
Ish Sodhi26BowlerRight-handedRight-arm leg spin
Henry Nicholls27BatsmanLeft-handedRight-arm off spin
Martin Guptill32BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm off break
Colin de Grandhomme32AllrounderRight-handedRight-arm fast medium
James Neesham28AllrounderLeft-handedRight-arm fast medium
Mitchell Santner26AllrounderLeft-handedSlow left-arm orthodox
Ross Taylor34BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm off spin
Tom Blundell28WK-BatsmanRight-handedRight-arm off break

New Zealand’s Schedule for CWC 2019

Here is the complete schedule of New Zealand for World cup 2019. New Zealand will play its first match on 1st June against Sri Lanka at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.

NZ Schedule for CWC 2019
DateMatch DetailsTimeVenue
Jun 01, SatNew Zealand vs Sri Lanka, Match 33:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Jun 05, WedBangladesh vs New Zealand, Match 96:00 PM
01:30 PM LOCAL / 12:30 PM GMT
Kennington Oval, London
Jun 08, SatAfghanistan vs New Zealand, Match 136:00 PM
01:30 PM LOCAL / 12:30 PM GMT
The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
Jun 13, ThuIndia vs New Zealand, Match 183:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Jun 19, WedNew Zealand vs South Africa, Match 253:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Jun 22, SatWindies vs New Zealand, Match 296:00 PM
01:30 PM LOCAL / 12:30 PM GMT
Old Trafford, Manchester
Jun 26, WedNew Zealand vs Pakistan, Match 333:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Edgbaston, Birmingham
Jun 29, SatNew Zealand vs Australia, Match 376:00 PM
01:30 PM LOCAL / 12:30 PM GMT
Lord’s, London
Jul 03, WedEngland vs New Zealand, Match 413:00 PM
10:30 AM LOCAL / 09:30 AM GMT
Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street

*We will update further schedule once it will be declared.

Also Read: Who will win the ODI World Cup 2019? Here are the top 5 contenders

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