The encounter between India and New Zealand has always been enjoyable for the cricket fans due to the intense competition between the talented teams. The New Zealand team won the World Test Championship Final against India earlier this year and would be confident of securing victory in the bilateral test series as well.
The Indian team has been announced for the 2-match Test Series against New Zealand. The official account of BCCI posted an update on Twitter. Virat Kohli will join the squad in the 2nd Test.
Squad: A Rahane (C), C Pujara (VC), KL Rahul, M Agarwal, S Gill, S Iyer, W Saha (WK), KS Bharat (WK), R Jadeja, R Ashwin, A Patel, J Yadav, I Sharma, U Yadav, Md Siraj, P Krishna
The Players to Watch out in this squad will be batter KS Bharat who has been consistent in the domestic cricket. While, Prasidh Krishna has been impressive with his wicket taking abilities for Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy.
The middle order batsman Ajinkya Rahane who donned the role of vice captain, will lead the Indian side for the test series against New Zealand starting November 25. The leader in Rahane helped the Indian team to win the away series Australia in January 2021. The vice captain in this series will no. 3 batter Cheteshwar Pujara.
The spin twins Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin will play a vital role for the Indian team, while Siraj has been playing well in the test format.
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