New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has unveiled its formidable 15-member squad for the highly anticipated ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, set to unfold in India from October 10 to November 12.
Kane Williamson, the calm and composed captain, will lead the squad, which boasts a balance of experience and promising young talent. Tim Southee, the experienced pacer, has been named the vice-captain.
Cricket World Cup 2023 New Zealand Squad
|Kane Williamson (c)||Captain, Top-order batsman|
|Tom Latham (vc)||Wicket-keeper batsman, Opener|
|Devon Conway||Top-order batsman|
|Glenn Phillips||Top-order batsman, Wicket-keeper|
|Will Young||Top-order batsman|
|Mark Chapman||Middle-order batsman|
|Rachinee Ravindra||All-rounder, Spin bowler|
|Mitchell Santner||Spin bowler|
|Matt Henry||Fast bowler|
|Lockie Ferguson||Fast bowler|
|Trent Boult||Fast bowler|
|Tim Southee||Fast bowler|
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 New Zealand Squad Detail
Here is a complete detail of players announced in the New Zealand Squad for the ICC World Cup 2023:
1. Kane Williamson (c)
Kane Williamson is the captain of the New Zealand cricket team. He is a right-handed top-order batsman and a right-arm off-spinner. Williamson is known for his calm and composed demeanor on the field, and his ability to lead from the front.
2. Tom Latham (VC)
Tom Latham is the vice-captain of the New Zealand cricket team. He is a right-handed wicket-keeper batsman who is known for his solid defense and his ability to rotate the strike. Zealand’s batting line-up at the World Cup.
3. Devon Conway
Devon Conway is a left-handed top-order batsman who is one of the most exciting young players in the world. He is a stylish batsman with a good eye for runs. Conway has been in excellent form in recent months.
4. Glenn Phillips
Glenn Phillips is a right-handed top-order batsman and a wicket-keeper. He is a versatile player who can bat anywhere in the order and keep wickets. Phillips is a good fielder and a useful spin bowler.
5. Will Young
Will Young is a right-handed top-order batsman who is known for his consistency and his ability to score runs in all conditions. Young is a solid performer at the top of the order.
6. Mark Chapman
Mark Chapman is a right-handed middle-order batsman who is known for his aggressive batting style. He is a good finisher who is able to accelerate the innings in the death overs. Chapman will be looking to play a key role in New Zealand’s middle order at the World Cup.
7. Rachinee Ravindra
Rachinee Ravindra is a left-arm spinning all-rounder who is one of the most exciting young players in New Zealand. He is a good bowler who can turn the ball both ways. Ravindra is also a capable batsman who can hit big shots.
8. Mitchell Santner
Mitchell Santner is a left-arm spinner who is one of the best spinners in the world. He is a very consistent bowler who is able to turn the ball both ways.
9. Jimmy Neesham
Jimmy Neesham is an all-rounder who is known for his aggressive batting style and his ability to bowl both pace and spin. Neesham is a versatile player who can provide valuable contributions with both bat and ball.
10. Matt Henry
Matt Henry is a right-arm fast bowler who is one of the most experienced bowlers in the New Zealand team. He is a good swing bowler who can generate good pace. Henry will be looking to lead New Zealand’s pace attack at the World Cup.
11. Lockie Ferguson
Lockie Ferguson is a right-arm fast bowler who is known for his pace and aggression. He is a good death bowler who can bowl yorkers and slower balls with great accuracy. Ferguson will be looking to make a big impact with the ball at the World Cup.
12. Trent Boult
Boult, a world-class left-arm fast bowler, is New Zealand’s primary strike bowler. His ability to swing the new ball and deliver accurate yorkers at the death makes him a lethal weapon.
Ish Sodhi is a New Zealand cricketer who plays in all three formats of the game.Sodhi is a wicket-taking bowler. He is known for his ability to spin the ball both ways and to bowl with good flight and variation.
Tim Southee is a New Zealand international cricketer who plays for the New Zealand cricket team in all formats of the game, and is the current Test captain and vice-captain in T20Is.