ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022: New Zealand will be featured in the T20 World Cup in Australia with lots of hopes from the mid of October onwards. The team has been absolutely sensational in terms of performing in the big events of the shortest format of the game. The blackcaps were the runners-up of the most recent edition of the tournament that was held in the year 2021 wherein the side fell short in the finals against Australia.
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The team has managed to deliver performances on a consistent basis and despite having been able to reach the knockout stages of the T20 World Cup in 2016 and 2021 respectively, the Kiwis have not been able to lay their hands on the trophy.
The Kane Williamson lead side looks fairly strong ahead of the World T20 and will surely be one of the strongest contenders to lift the trophy this year. The team consists of some high-quality players who can turn the game up on its head in no time. The team will definitely look to make proper strategies and execute them without any flaws so it has to achieve its objective this time in a tournament as big as the T20 World Cup.
In this article, we shall be taking a look at everything you need to know about the New Zealand team ahead of the T20 World Cup 2022.
T20 World Cup 2022: New Zealand’s schedule for the T20 World Cup 2022
|Sl No.||Date||Match name||Time||Stadium|
|1||22/8/22||New Zealand vs Australia||18:00 IST||Sydney Cricket ground|
|2||26/8/22||New Zealand vs Afghanistan||19:00 IST||Melbourne cricket ground|
|3||29/8/22||New Zealand vs Group A winners||19:00 IST||Sydney Cricket Ground|
|4||1/11/22||New Zealand vs England||18:00 IST||The Gabba|
|5||4/11/22||New Zealand vs Group B winners||14:30 IST||Adelaide Oval|
T20 World Cup 2022: New Zealand’s squad
|Sl. No.||Player name||Sl No.||Player Name|
|1.||Kane Williamson (c)||9.||Martin Guptil|
|2.||Tim Southee||10.||Lockie Ferguson|
|3.||Ish Sodhi||11.||Devon Conway|
|4.||Mitchell Santner||12.||Mark Chapman|
|5.||Glenn Philips||13.||Michael Bracewell|
|6.||Jimmy Neesham||14.||Trent Boult|
|7.||Daryl Mitchell||15.||Finn Alen|
T20 World Cup 2022: New Zealand playing XI for T20 World cup
|Sl No.||Player Name||Sl No.||Player Name|
|1.||Martin Guptil||7.||James Neesham|
|2.||Finn Alen||8.||Mitchell Santner|
|3.||Kane Williamson (c)||9.||Tim Southee|
|4.||Devon Conway||10.||Trent Boult|
|5.||Glenn Philips||11.||Lockie Ferguson|
T20 World Cup 2022: New Zealand players to watch out for
1. Devon Conway – Devon Conway who made his T20I debut in the year 2020 has been a major part of his side’s batting lineup for quite some time now. The wicketkeeper-batsman has amassed several important runs for his side while opening the batting.
With a total of 814 runs in just 22 T20I innings so far in his career, Conway’s numbers clearly show his abilities as a batsman in the shortest format of the game. The left-hander has a healthy Strike Rate of 136.5 and an average as good as 50.2. He will be an important part of his team’s plans for the T20 World Cup for sure.