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| On Dec 1, 2021 12:27 AM IST

IND vs NZ: Possible New Zealand Playing 11 for 2nd Test

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NZ Playing 11: The New Zealand team will all be in readiness to face the Indian team in 2nd Test at the famous Wankhede Stadium. The New Zealand team were quite competitive in the Kanpur Test Match with their resilience. In this test match, they are expected to welcome the experienced player, Neil Wagner and Glenn Phillips to bolster the team’s chances of winning this fixture.


Team News

  • The New Zealand team drew their 1st Test match against India.
  • Neil Wagner is expected to replace Will Somerville.
  • Glenn Phillips in contention for a middle order spot.
  • 7 batters and 4 bowlers in the Playing 11 expected for New Zealand team.

NZ Playing 11 (likely)

In the first 3 days of the test match, the pacers will get movement with the new ball, and will be a paradise for the batters. Then with the cracks, the spinners are expected to get into action from the 4th day. Looking at the pitch, the New Zealand team would look to find their best 11.

The openers, Latham and Young have done a fabulous job in 1st Test. While the experienced players, Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson need to get back at their best. The likes of Tom Blundell and Henry Nicholls could not perform well, and the latter can be replaced by Glenn Phillips. The left arm fast bowler Neil Wagner can replace Will Somerville and bring the aggression in their approach. While the bowlers, Jamieson and Southee were the key wickets takers for the team. The players like Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel are expected to feature in this game.

Related: Possible India Playing 11 for 2nd Test

NZ Playing 11 (likely)

1. Tom Latham
2.  Will Young
3.  Kane Williamson (c)
4.  Ross Taylor
5. Tom Blundell (wk)
6. Henry Nicholls/ Glenn Phillips
7. Rachin Ravindra
8.  Kyle Jamieson
9. Tim Southee
10. Ajaz Patel
11. Will Somerville/ Neil Wagner

New Zealand Squad

New Zealand Squad: Kane Williamson (c), Tom Blundell (wk), Daryl Mitchell, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitchell Santner, Will Somerville, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Will Young, Neil Wagner


Who are Dream11 captain, vice captain picks for India vs New Zealand from NZ?

1. Tom Latham vs India in Tests

Name Matches Runs Average
Tom Latham 8 531 35.40

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2. Kane Williamson vs India in Tests

Name Matches Runs Average
Kane Williamson 13 871 37.86

3. Tim Southee vs India in Tests

Name Matches Wickets 5w/10w
Tim Southee 10 52 3/0

4. Kyle Jamieson vs India in Tests

Name Matches Wickets 5w/10w
Kyle Jamieson 4 22 2/0

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