NZ vs WI Dream 11 team. Photo: AP / CWI & nbsp
- New Zealand will host the West Indies in the first T20I on November 27
- Tim Southee will lead the home team in the absence of Ken Williamson
- WI limited-overs captain Kieran Pollard will appoint Nicholas Puran as his deputy
New Zealand will return to international cricket as they host the West Indies in the Twenty20 and Test series from November 27. The Blackcaps have been away from top-flight cricket since March 13, when they played Australia in the first ODI before the series. Was canceled due to the spread of COVID-19.
The West Indies made a comeback in international cricket when they traveled to England for a three-match Test series in July. However, he has not played a white ball since facing Sri Lanka on March 6.
The home team is without Kane Williamson and Trent Bolt. The senior players will return for the Test series starting December 3.
Tim Southee will lead the NZ in Williamson’s absence. Devon Conway and Kyle Jamieson are the new faces in the T20I team. Conway is uncapped at the top while Jamieson is yet to play T20I. He made an immediate impact against India in the Test and ODI series earlier this year.
The West Indies are without Jason Holder in the T20s. They are planning things but they will not participate in the three T20s. Karen Pollard will continue to lead the West Indies and Nicholas Puran will be their deputy.
The inaugural series will be played at Eden Park, Auckland. The operation will take place at the Bay Oval in Mount Ganui for the second and third T20I. Hamilton and Wellington will host the Test series.
My Dream 11 Team New Zealand v West Indies first T20
Tim Seifert, Nicholas Puran, Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, Rowman Powell (Captain), Brendan King, Karen Pollard (Vice captain), Lucky Ferguson, Tim Saouthi, Kyle Jamieson, Kimo Paul
Probable XI of both the teams
New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Tim Sifert (WK), Ross Taylor, Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Michelle Santner, Tim Saehi Thi (captain), Ish Sodhi, Cal Jamison, Lucky Ferguson
West Indies: Brandon King, Simran Hetmeyer, Nicholas Pooran (WK), Karen Pollard (captain), Rowman Powell, Fabian Allen, Kimo Paul, Sheldon Kotler, Kesrick Williams, Ocean Thomas, Hayden Walsh
New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Glenn Phillips, Tim Sifert (WK), Ross Taylor, James Neesham, Darrell Mitchell, Michelle Santner, Tim Southee (captain), Ish Sodhi, Cal Jamison, Lucky Ferguson, Hamish Bennett,
West Indies: Brandon King, Andre Fletcher, Simran Hetmeyer, Nicholas Pooran (WK), Karen Pollard (captain), Rowman Powell, Fabian Allen, Kimo Paul, Sheldon Cottrell, Kesrick Williams, Ocean Thomas, Cal Meyers, Cal Meyers,