The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is just around the corner, and cricket enthusiasts around the globe are gearing up for a thrilling tournament. New Zealand, one of the cricketing powerhouses, has announced its squad for the competition and is ready to battle it out for the coveted trophy. Let’s look closer at the New Zealand squad, their schedule, and the latest news about the team.
ICC World Cup 2023 New Zealand squad
The ICC World Cup 2023 New Zealand squad combines experienced players and promising talents. Here’s a look at the complete New Zealand team for the tournament:
|Kane Williamson (c)||Captain|
|Tom Latham (vc & wk)||Vice-Captain & Wicketkeeper|
|Devon Conway (wk)||Wicketkeeper|
|Glenn Phillips (wk)||Wicketkeeper|
ICC World Cup Schedule For Team
New Zealand’s journey in the ICC World Cup 2023 will kick off with an exciting clash against England. Let’s take a look at New Zealand’s schedule for the tournament:
|Date||Match Details||Venue||Time (IST)|
|October 5||England vs New Zealand, 1st Match||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad||2:00 PM|
|October 9||New Zealand vs Netherlands, 6th Match||Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad||2:00 PM|
|October 13||New Zealand vs Bangladesh, 11th Match||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||10:30 AM|
|October 18||New Zealand vs Afghanistan, 16th Match||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||2:00 PM|
|October 22||India vs New Zealand, 21st Match||Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala||2:00 PM|
|October 28||Australia vs New Zealand, 27th Match||Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala||10:30 AM|
|November 1||New Zealand vs South Africa, 32nd Match||Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune||2:00 PM|
|November 4||New Zealand vs Pakistan, 35th Match||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru||10:30 AM|
|November 9||New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, 41st Match||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
Other News Related To The Team!
New Zealand’s team looks well-balanced, with a strong batting and bowling lineup. Kane Williamson’s captaincy will be crucial, given his experience and tactical acumen. Tom Latham and Devon Conway behind the stumps ensure stability in the wicketkeeping department.
Bowling-wise, the combination of Trent Boult and Tim Southee will be potent with the new ball, while Mitchell Santner and Jimmy Neesham add depth to the all-rounder department. The Kiwis will be looking for match-winners in the bowling department in Lockie Ferguson, Ish Sodhi, and Matt Henry.
New Zealand has a reputation for being competitive in ICC events, having reached the finals of the World Cup multiple times. Expectations are high; fans will hope for another strong showing from the Black Caps in the ICC World Cup 2023.