New Zealand brought back Tom Latham and Colin de Grandhomme in the team in their bid to field the strongest possible squad for the ODI arrangement against India beginning one week from now in Napier. The Kiwis named a 14-part squad here, Thursday.
Both Latham and de Grandhomme were refreshed amid the 3-0 decisive victory of Sri Lanka, however were incorporated group for the initial three ODIs of the five-coordinate arrangement beginning next Wednesday.
Captain Kane Williamson and pacer Trent Boult, who were refreshed for the solitary Twenty20 against Sri Lanka last Friday, were additionally named in the squad close by fit-again Mitchell Santner.
New Zealand mentor Gary Stead said the squad had been chosen remembering two needs – first getting ready for the World Cup and also to give the Kiwis the most ideal shot of winning the arrangement against World No.2 India.
“Our two fundamental needs have been to choose and set up a squad fit for winning what is forming as a monstrous arrangement against India, and assembling however much data as could reasonably be expected in front of the World Cup,” Stead said.
“Tom and Colin are experienced players in this organization and will offer quality in their individual jobs,” he included.
New Zealand squad: Kane Williamson (chief), Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee and Ross Taylor.