NZ vs UAE 2023: New Zealand announced the squad for the upcoming T20I series against UAE: Jacob Duffy replaced Blair Tickner: New Zealand Cricket announced the 17-members squad of the New Zealand team for the upcoming T20I series against United Arab Emirates (UAE). The New Zealand tour of the UAE was scheduled from 17 August to 20 August 2023 in the United Arab Emirates.
New Zealand Cricket announced its first-ever series against UAE. As per the ICC rule, play at least one series in a year against low ICC ranking teams to promote cricket all over the world.
New Zealand will play Three T20Is in the United Arab Emirates for the first time. All matches will be played at Dubai International Stadium, Dubai, on 17, 19 and 20 August 2023.
Tim Southee will lead the New Zealand Team on the UAE tour. Jacob Duffy was announced as the replacement for Blair Tickner. Key players of New Zealand for the UAE Tour are Chad Bowes, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, and Tim Seifert.
Big names are missing in the series due to World Cup preparation. Next month New Zealand will play the ODI series against England and Bangladesh. New Zealand will go to England for the upcoming ODI series against England from 8 September 2023 to 15 September 2023.
England will host a Four-match ODI series against New Zealand at home. After playing the England series, New Zealand will tour Bangladesh for an ODI series just before the World Cup 2023.
The United Arab Emirates have not announced their squad for the upcoming historic series against New Zealand. New Zealand played their last international series against Pakistan in May and lost the series by 4-1. New Zealand is going to play an International match after a two-month break due to the IPL, and no team was available for the bilateral series.
NZ vs UAE 2023: New Zealand’s Squad for T20I series against UAE:
New Zealand Squad: Tim Southee (C), Chad Bowes, Mitchell Santner, Tim Seifert, Adi Ashok, Dane Cleaver, Mark Chapman, Jacob Duffy, Kyle Jamieson, Ben Lister, Dean Foxcroft, Jimmy Neesham, Cole McConchie, Rachin Ravindra, Will Young.
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