New Zealand announces 2024 T20 World Cup 16-man squad

New Zealand announces 2024 T20 World Cup 16-man squad. In anticipation of the June 2024 T20 World Cup, New Zealand selector Sam Wells released the 16-player lineup. Captained by Kane Williamson, the Black Caps’ team comprises of experienced player Tim Southee, who will be participating in his seventh T20 World Cup, one more than Williamson, who will be heading the team for the fourth time as the skipper.

New Zealand announces 2024 T20 World Cup 16-man squad

In preparation for the highly anticipated T20 World Cup 2024, New Zealand selector Sam Wells revealed the 16-player roster for the forthcoming tournament, which is scheduled to begin in June of this year.

The team’s expertise is enhanced by the addition of left-arm pacer Trent Boult, who will be participating in his sixth T20 World Cup. Furthermore, it is worth noting that 13 of the selected players were also part of the team’s journey to the Caribbean nation in 2022.

In addition, six players have participated in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 tournament, providing them with valuable knowledge about the playing conditions that could be advantageous in the forthcoming major event.

15-member NZ squad, excluding Ben Sears who will be with the team as a travelling reserve. — X/@BLACKCAPS

In addition to Southee, who is the top wicket-taker in the shortest format of the game, the New Zealand team consists of Finn Allen, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitchell Santner, and Ish Sodhi. Meanwhile, Ben Sears will accompany the team as a backup player who will travel with them.

The team’s news follows the exclusion of fast bowler Adam Milne from the event due to ankle surgery, while Kylie Jamieson is also unavailable while he undergoes rehabilitation for his back ailment. Coach Gary Stead stated that the selection of players for the squad was based on their capacity to adjust to the diverse conditions anticipated in West Indies.

In addition, Luke Ronchi, the batting coach, will be joined by Jacob Oram, the bowling coach, and James Foster, the assistant coach, as part of the support team under Stead’s guidance. The Black Caps are scheduled to depart for the World Cup on May 23.

New Zealand announces 2024 T20 World Cup 16-man squad

Gulfishaa Avaan
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