NZ vs BAN T20I- Finn Allen will debut in T20I and Milne, Ferguson return to the squad

Sudev Haldar
3 years ago

NZ vs BAN T20I series – New Zealand uncapped player Finn Allen gets the chance for the T20I series against Bangladesh

Will Young, who made his Test and ODI debut this season, is included in New Zealand’s T20I squad for the first time

the opener batsman Finn Allen was the stand-out player of Dream 11 Super Smash, scoring 512 runs with a league-leading average of 56 and a great strike rate of 193, including a table-topping 56 fours and 25 sixes.

New Zealand fast bowlers Lockie Ferguson and Adam Milne returned to the team after recovering from their injuries

Adam Milne has appeared 61 times for New Zealand since debuting in 2010 but has not played for the side since November 2018

Lockie Ferguson recovered from a partial-stress fracture in his back and now ready for the T20I series against Bangladesh

Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor was already ruled out of the Bangladesh series due to an injury, Tim Southee will be the captain of the New Zealand side

Ferguson, Adam Milne, and Finn Allen will depart for the IPL shortly after the Bangladesh T20I series, where they will join Kane Williamson, Trent Boult, Mitchell Sentner, Kyle Jamieson, Jimmy Neesham, and Tim Seifert. All these are not part of the Bangladesh series

“The six-player who will miss this series is incumbent on our T20 side and decided to give them some time at home with family before a long tournament start in India, mainly keeping in mind their welfare.”

“We are also very aware of the need to give others an opportunity in the World Cup year and are able to introduce Finn Allen and Will Young in the set-up, as well as welcome Lockie and Adam.- Selector Gavin Larsen said

New Zealand T20I Squad:

Tim Southee (c), Finn Allen, Todd Astle, Hamish Bennett, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway (wk), Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Adam Milne, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Ish Sodhi, Will Young

T20I Schedule of NZ vs BAN:

28 Mar 20211st T20ISeddon Park, Hamilton
30 Mar 20212nd T20IMcLean Park, Napier
01 Apr 20213rd T20IEden Park, Auckland

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