New Zealand gamers arrive in London for England collection and WTC ultimate towards India
London: A majority of the New Zealand Take a look at gamers arrived right here for the two-match collection towards England and the World Take a look at Championship ultimate towards India.
The gamers arrived right here on Sunday afternoon after flying from Auckland through Singapore and have been transferred to the Ageas Bowl in Southampton the place they are going to be based mostly for the primary two weeks of the tour.
The series-opening match will start on 2 June in London, whereas the second match is scheduled to begin from 10 June in Birmingham.
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The World Take a look at Championship Last between India and New Zealand will start at Southampton from 18 June.
“The BLACKCAPS are adhering to strict well being protocols together with pre-departure vaccinations and covid exams, together with receiving medical baggage outfitted with masks and hand sanitizer,” a New Zealand Cricket press launch stated.
The primary three days will probably be spent in lodge room isolation, earlier than mini coaching teams of six might be established from days 4-6, pending detrimental COVID outcomes.
A 3-day group intra-squad recreation is scheduled from 26 Could to twenty-eight Could on the Ageas Bowl, the place six native bowlers who’ve remoted upfront will assist make up the perimeters.
Tim Southee, BJ Watling, Ross Taylor and Neil Wagner will depart Auckland on Monday afternoon to hitch the squad in Southampton.
The Maldives-based IPL contingent of captain Kane Williamson, Kyle Jamieson, Mitchell Santner, group physio Tommy Simsek and coach Chris Donaldson will arrive on Monday.
After a profitable County Championship stint with Durham, batsman Will Younger can even hyperlink up with the group on Monday and bear isolation on the Ageas Bowl earlier than becoming a member of his teammates for coaching.
Trent Boult will end his managed isolation on Sunday and return to Mount Maunganui to see his household earlier than a plan is made round his departure to the UK, in keeping with NZC launch.
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