New Zealand vs West Indies Test Series: The home team, New Zealand will take on the visitors, West Indies on Thursday for the first encounter in the three games series.
The kiwis will be high on confidence and momentum after a clinical T20 series win against the West Indies. Kane Williamson led side will leave no stone unturned to grab crucial points for the World Test Championship while the same goes with Jason Holder and Co.
Here are the details of the 1st Test Match.
New Zealand vs West Indies 1st test Match Preview, Prediction:
Match: New Zealand vs West Indies 1st Test match
Day/Date: Thursday-Monday (3rd December -7th December, 2020)
Time: 3:30 AM (Dec 03) (10:00 PM GMT (Dec 02) / 11:00 AM LOCAL)
Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton
Pitch Report Seddon Park, Hamilton NZ vs WI:
The surface at Seddon Park is batsmen friendly. Little assistance for the seamers while spinners might face some difficulty. Spinners might get some help after the pitch gets tired.
The temperature should hover around 20 degrees celsius while showers are expected.
New Zealand vs West Indies Broadcasting and Telecast:
Live Streaming: FanCode
TV: SparkSport and ESPN
New Zealand vs West Indies Playing 11 for 1st Test:
Tom Latham, Will Young/ BJ Watling, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell (WK), Kyle Jamieson, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, and Neil Wagner.
Full Squad NZ:
Kane Williamson (c), Tom Blundell (wk), Tom Latham, Will Young, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Daryl Mitchell, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult, BJ Watling, Kyle Jamieson
John Campbell, Kraigg Brathwaite, Shamarh Brooks, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich (WK), Jermaine Blackwood/ Rahkeem Cornwall, Jason Holder (C), Shannon Gabriel, Chemar Holder, and Kemar Roach.
Full Squad WI:
Shane Dowrich (wk), Jason Holder (c), Kraigg Brathwaite, John Campbell, Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel, Alzarri Joseph, Chemar Holder, Keemo Paul, Jermaine Blackwood, Shimron Hetmyer.
New Zealand vs West Indies Fantasy Tips:
Tom Latham, John Campbell, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Tom Blundell Jason Holder, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult, Roston Chase, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel.