New Zealand Cricket (NZC) announced their 15-man squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022, which will begin on October 16 in Australia. Lockie Ferguson, Michael Bracewell, and Finn Allen replaced Kyle Jamieson, Todd Astle, and Tim Seifert in the Black Caps squad that competed in the final of the 2021 T20 World Cup, respectively.
Devon Conway will be the starting wicketkeeper, while Mark Chapman and Ish Sodhi have been retained. Veteran Martin Guptill will take over as opener, becoming the first New Zealander to appear in seven men's T20 World Cups. Kane Williamson, the regular captain, will lead the team.
NZ T20 World Cup Team
New Zealand Full Squad
Kane Williamson (c)
The Black Caps have retained the same lineup from the previous ICC event in 2021. Michael Bracewell and Finn Allen are the team's only newcomers. These two will be competing in their first senior world cup events. Kane Williamson has returned to his normal role as captain and will lead the team.
What is Schedule of New Zealand for T20 World Cup 2022? The New Zealand Cricket Team will kick off their T20 World Cup 2022 campaign against trans-Tasman rivals Australia on October 22, 2022 at SCG Sydney. The inaugural match of the T20 World Cup 2022 will be a rematch of the T20 World Cup 2021 Final, so all eyes will be on it.
The New Zealand team is in Group 1 with Australia, England, and Afghanistan. After the First Round, the other two qualifiers will join them. Babar Azam will have a golden opportunity to lead Pakistan to their second T20 World Cup victory in 2022.
|22 October, Saturday||New Zealand vs Australia||6:00 pm||Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney|
|26 October, Wednesday||New Zealand vs Afghanistan||7:00 pm||Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne|
|29 October, Saturday||New Zealand vs Group A Winner||7:00 pm||Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney|
|1 November, Tuesday||England vs New Zealand||6:00 pm||The Gabba, Brisbane|
|4 November, Friday||New Zealand vs Group B Runner-up||2:30 pm||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|