New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, head coach Gary Stead to skip ODI collection in India

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, head coach Gary Stead to skip ODI collection in India
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, head coach Gary Stead to skip ODI collection in India

Senior batter and skipper Kane Williamson, in addition to head coach Gary Stead, will miss the upcoming India tour and Tom Latham will take over because the captain in his absence.

India Today Web Desk

New Delhi,UPDATED: Dec 19, 2022 10:40 IST

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New Zealand captain Williamson, head coach Stead to skip ODI collection in India (Reuters)

By India Today Web Desk: New Zealand Cricket has confirmed that common captain Kane Williamson and head coach Gary Stead won’t journey to India early subsequent 12 months so as to handle the workload of the gamers and assist employees. NZC revealed Tom Latham would lead the ODI squad in India in Williamson’s absence whereas asserting the squads for the upcoming excursions to Pakistan and India.

Along with Williamson and Stead, veteran quick bowler Tim Southee and bowling coach Shane Jurgensen will return residence following the Pakistan ODIs. In the absence of Stead, Mark Chapman and Jacob Duffy will exchange Williamson and Southee within the squad for the India tour, and Luke Ronchi will take over as Head Coach.

Ish Sodhi, a leg spinner, and batter Henry Nicholls have been known as as much as the ODI squad for each excursions. Henry Shipley, an uncapped allrounder, has earned his first call-up to the squad after impressing on the home circuit.

“Henry’s an thrilling expertise who we have had our eye on for some time. He’s taken his sport to a different degree up to now 12 months, and we’re delighted to see his development given how helpful real all-rounders are in any cricket workforce. It’s encouraging to see gamers placing their palms up in our home competitions and their performances being rewarded with choice for the nationwide workforce,” selector Gavin Larsen stated.

“The tour will even current additional alternatives for the likes of Finn Allen, Glenn Phillips, and Mark Chapman, who’re vastly proficient however nonetheless comparatively inexperienced on the worldwide ODI degree. It’s additionally nice to welcome again the acquainted faces of Henry Nicholls and Jacob Duffy, who have been with the ODI workforce in Europe within the winter and have been in good type domestically.”

New Zealand ODI squad: Kane Williamson (C – just for Pakistan ODIs), Tom Latham (C – India ODIs), Finn Allen, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman (India ODIs solely), Devon Conway, Jacob Duffy (India ODIs solely), Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Adam Milne, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee (Pakistan ODIs solely)

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