The New Zealand Cricket team is an international men’s cricket team. In fact, they started their first test cricket in 1930 against the England team. New Zealand played their 1st ODI cricket in the season of 1972-73 against the Pakistan team.
The team reached two World Cup tournaments, in 2019 and 2015. In 2015 World they defeated against South Africa team in the semifinal. It was the first semifinal win of the team. After then, New Zealand reached the final which the team lost to the host’s country England in the world cup 2019.
New Zealand National Cricket History some information
The team’s present captain is Kane Williamson in fact; he is the captain of all formats. The team has played a total of 1360 international tournaments, vectoring 524 and losing 611 matches. Besides, they were drawing 166 matches, tying 15, and also 44 matches ended without result, as of 10 March 2021.
Name: New Zealand National Cricket Team.
Association Name: New Zealand Cricket.
New Zealand Cricket first Information
First test status: 10-13 January 1930 against England team
Total Win/Loss result in the test: Total match-449, Win-107, and Loss-175
ICC first status: Full Member (1926)
ICC region: Europe
First ODI match: 11 February 1973 against the Pakistan team.
Total ODI matches:. Total-775, win-354, loss-374 (7 ties, 40 no result)
World Cup: 12 first in 1975
Best Result: Runners up (2015 and, 2019)
First T20I matches: 17 February 2005 against the Australia team.
Total T20I matches: total-145 win-71 loss-62 (8 ties, 4 no results)
T20 World Cup best result: Semi-final (2007, and 2016)
New Zealand Cricket team captains and coach
New Zealand National Cricket team present captain all of the types of matches has given below.
Captain Test and T20 International: Kane Williamson
One day Cricket Captain: Kane Williamson
Old captain: Brendon McCullum
Present head Coach: Gary Stead
Nicknames: Black Caps, Kiwis
New Zealand team 2021 ranking update
Test Ranking current: 1st first on (6 January 2021)
ODI ranking current: 1st first was (on 3 May 2021)
T20 international current: 3rd first was (4 May 2015)
New Zealand National Cricket team players 2021
At present, New Zealand has selected its T20 World Cup 2021 squad. Now, let’s see what the world cup squads are.
|SL No||Player name||Position||Date of Birth|
|01||Kane Williamson (c)||Batsman|
|02||Todd Astle||All-rounder||24 September 1986|
|03||Trent Boult||Bowler||22 July 1989|
|04||Mark Chapman||All-rounder||27 June 1994|
|05||Devon Conway||Batsman||08 July 1991|
|06||Lockie Ferguson||Bowler||13 June 1991|
|07||Martin Guptill||Batsman||30 September 1986|
|08||Kyle Jamieson||Bowler||30 December 1994|
|09||Daryl Mitchell||All-rounder||20 May 1991|
|10||Jimmy Neesham||All-rounded||17 September 1990|
|11||Glenn Phillips||Wicket-keeper||06 December 1996|
|12||Mitchell Santner||All-rounded||05 February 1992|
|13||Tim Seifert||Wicket-keeper and batsman||14 December 1994|
|14||Ish Sodhi||Bowler||31 October 1992|
|15||Tim Southee||Bowler||11 December 1988|
At present, the New Zealand team has come to play the T20I series in Bangladesh first match started on 1 September 2021. Anyway, I think that the all information is enough for knowing details about the New Zealand cricket team.